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.
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.