Chief Conte joined the Mount Ephraim Police Department in 1999 as a full time Patrolman. He quickly rose through the ranks serving at the rank of Corporal, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and in 2013 he was promoted to the rank of Captain. In December of 2015 Chief Conte was appointed "Acting Chief" of the Mount Ephraim Police Department and was sworn into the permanent role of Chief of Police on January 7th, 2016.
Chief Conte graduated from St. Joseph's Prep High School; lettering in multiple sports including Wrestling and Tennis. He continued his education while pursuing his dream of becoming a Police Officer, ultimately earning a Master's degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Chief Conte has completed the New Jersey Department of Personnel’s Certified Public Manager Program, which is also sponsored by Fairleigh Dickinson University. In addition to his many duties as Police Chief; Brian is also the Emergency Medical Service Coordinator for M.E.P.R.I. Ambulance squad (Mt. Ephraim Police Reserves Inc), and has served as the Executive President of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 76 until his recent promotion. He is also an adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice department at Camden County College and an instructor at the Camden County Police Academy. Brian has also served the Zone 5 Critical Incident Team (regional SWAT team) as a Tactical Medic.
Brian is a lifelong resident of the Borough of Mt. Ephraim. In his spare time he enjoys playing softball, coaching junior wrestling and riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle.