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Meet Carsten Boethig
NJM Teen Driver Safety Officer

Carsten Boethig served as a New Jersey State Police officer for more than 25 years. He retired from that position in October 2012 and has represented NJM since June 2013 as the Company’s first Teen Driver Safety Officer.

NJM Teen Driver Safety Officer Carsten Boethig

Carsten Boethig

Carsten has 12 years of experience as a road duty Trooper
and has investigated and assisted with many serious and
fatal crashes. He has served in various areas, including:

  • The Motor Vehicle Racing Control Unit
  • The Traffic & Public Safety Bureau
  • The Highway Traffic Safety Unit

In addition, just prior to retiring from the New Jersey State Police, Carsten served 1.5 years as the Unit Head of the
School & Traffic Safety Unit. In this role he was responsible
for enforcement and education of Teen Driver Safety as well
as the supervision of 18 Troopers who were assigned to high schools as School Resource Officers.

Many personal connections augment Carsten's resume. He has worked with Donna Setaro, mother of deceased Trooper Marc Castellano, who was killed on the side of the road during an active investigation. Mrs. Setaro has dedicated her life as a "Move Over Law" advocate and presenter in New Jersey schools. He also maintains relationships with the Traffic & Public Safety Bureau of the State Police, the NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety, and the New Jersey Police Traffic Officers Association.

Carsten holds a BA Degree in Individualized Studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Meet Pat McCormick
NJM Teen Driver Safety Officer

NJM Teen Driver Safety Officer Pat McCormick

Pat McCormick

Pat McCormick served as a West Windsor Township Police Officer for 25 years. He retired from that position in August
2014 and has represented NJM since September 2014 as a
Teen Driver Safety Officer. Pat has 11 years of experience in the Patrol Division and has investigated and supervised numerous serious and fatal motor vehicle accidents. He has served in many different areas of policing, including:

  • The Patrol Division
  • The Juvenile Bureau
  • The Detective Bureau
  • Internal Affairs Bureau

Additionally, the last six years of his career Pat served as a Patrol Lieutenant and supervised the Patrol Division as well as the Traffic Bureau. Throughout his career, Pat was involved with several youth programs such as DARE and the West Windsor Township Police Youth Academy.

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