KEEPING BURLINGTON COUNTY SAFE AND ACCESSIBLE TO ALL RESIDENTS
On November 5th, 1 candidate is running for the office of Burlington County Sheriff.
Anthony (Tony) Basantis
Basantis, 42, a native of Willingboro and the son of Greek immigrants, has a strong, lifelong work ethic. He began at the age of 11 as a busboy at the Golden Dawn restaurant, where he advanced to manager. From there he became a probation officer, working his way through the Burlington County Police Academy, and subsequently was employed by the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department where he has worked almost 15 years.
Basantis also earned a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and is President of Lodge 166 of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Basantis is married to his high school sweetheart, Allison. They have three children, Anthony, Jr., Brenna, and Bruce.