The Municipal Court shall have a Municipal Prosecutor. The governing body shall appoint the Municipal Prosecutor and may appoint a Chief Municipal Prosecutor and such Deputy Municipal Prosecutors as may be determined by the Borough to be necessary. The Municipal Prosecutor, including any Chief or Deputy Municipal Prosecutor, shall be appointed for a term of one year from the date of appointment, or as provided in a shared services agreement, and may continue to serve in office pending reappointment or appointment of a successor.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 2B:12-27, the Municipal Prosecutor and any Chief or Deputy Municipal Prosecutors shall be qualified as attorneys at law of the State of New Jersey in good standing and shall represent the Borough (or the Borough as the representative of the state in connection with prosecutions involving violations of state law) in prosecutions in the Municipal Court. The Municipal Prosecutor, including any Chief or Deputy Municipal Prosecutor, shall have all the privileges and immunities enjoyed by the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey, the County Prosecutor, and their respective designees.
The Municipal Prosecutor, and any Chief, Deputy or Special Municipal Prosecutor, shall be compensated in the manner established by the separate salary ordinance of the Borough from time to time adopted, or professional services contract from time to time authorized by resolution of the Borough, or as set forth in a shared services agreement establishing a shared municipal court.