Department News

Department News – Prince George’s County Police Iron Man Endurance Challenge 3rd Place Winners, September 22, 2016

The above left picture depicts (left to right) Lacey Township Police Officers Charles May, Anthony Sarno, Michael Verwey, and Patrick Watkins.

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, Lacey Township Police Officers Charles May, Michael Verwey, Anthony Sarno, and Patrick Watkins proudly competed in the Seventh Annual Prince George’s County Police Iron Team Endurance Challenge in Laurel, Maryland. Our officers were part of a four-member team representing both Lacey Township Police and the Ocean County Regional SWAT Team (Southern). Our […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Police Explorer Post 151

 

 

The Lacey Township Police Department is pleased to announce the creation of our new Police Explorer Post #151!  The Police Explorer program is run through the Boy Scouts of America Learning for Life program. The program is designed to provide exciting and challenging training along with “on-the-job” experience for young adults who may be interested in a career in law enforcement. Police Explorers participate in many phases of police work, but are NOT placed in dangerous […]

By |September 17th, 2016|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

9/11 Remembrance – Lacey Township Police Department – September 11th, 2016

 

On Sunday evening, September 11, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., Detective Michael Eden and I had the honor of attending the Forked River United Methodist Church, as they presented their 15th Anniversary  9/11 Service of Remembrance and Celebration. The service was led by Reverend Linda Applegate, assisted by Reverend Terry Chapman, and Reverend Lou Saldiveri.  The remembrance opened with a Presentation of Colors, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, and Opening Prayers.  The Merilee Singers played beautiful songs […]

By |September 12th, 2016|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Remembering the late Officer Paul Sullivan, Sr., (Retired) – Lacey Township Police Department -September 11, 2016

The above left picture depicts Lacey Township Police vehicle #39 taken in front of the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department, honoring the late Officer Sullivan, Sr,.  This was the last vehicle operated by Officer Sullivan, Sr., Badge #39 before his retirement in 2005. The remaining two pictures depict his cop-cards.

Retired Police Officer Paul Sullivan, Sr., Badge #39 – The Lacey Township Police Department is mourning the loss of retired Police Officer Paul Sullivan, Sr., who passed away at 62-years-of-age […]

By |September 11th, 2016|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News/Heroin Arrest – Lacey Township Police Department – September 8, 2016

 

 

Heroin Distribution Arrest(s)
On Wednesday evening, September 7, 2016, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Lacey Township Police Department’s Narcotics Unit, led by Detective Lieutenant Christopher Cornelius, executed a residential search warrant on the 700 block of Eagleswood Place in Forked River, NJ. The warrant was sought during an ongoing narcotics investigation involving the residents of the home.

During the search of the residence, Lacey detectives recovered 514 chemist folds containing heroin, and multiple medications without a valid prescription. […]

Department/Township News – Lacey Township Police Department assists Recreation Department with Skate Park Night

 

The Lacey Township Police Department has partnered together with the Lacey Township Recreation Department and the Municipal Alliance, to open the Gille Park skate park, for Lacey Township residents, every other Friday evening. The events started in August 2016, and will continue through October 28th, 2016. The remaining dates include September 16th, and 30th, along with October 14th and 28th, 2016. During each event the skate park will be open from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 […]

By |September 8th, 2016|All Announcements, Department News, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

DART Prevention Coalition of Ocean County Sticker Shock Program brought to Lacey Township

The above picture includes (in no particular order) Lacey Police Chief Michael DiBella, Lieutenant Paul Sullivan Jr., Deputy Mayor Peter Curatolo, Nick Juliano, Lacey High School Principal Gregory Brandis, Municipal Alliance Coordinator Heather Scanlon, DART Prevention Coalition Adrienne Shulz, and Spirits Unlimited Store Manager Anthony LaMoriello. The students include (in no particular order) Michael Spina, Hailey Carskaddan, Joseph Serrano, Daniel Troise, Cole Kerchner, Kelsey Conover, and AJ Bahooshian.
DART Prevention Coalition of Ocean County Sticker Shock Program […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News (Courtesy Child Seat Safety Checks) – Lacey Township Police Department – Saturday, August 27, 2016

This photo depicts Lacey Township Police Department Officer George Resetar  (Certified Child Seat Technician) conducting a courtesy child seat safety inspection during the Lacey Township Police Department’s Child Seat Safety Inspection Event held at the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department on Saturday, August 27, 2016.  In the above photo, local resident Gary Quinn was having his grandson’s child seat inspected for proper installation.  

Courtesy Child Seat Safety Inspection Event  (Saturday, August 27, 2016) –The Lacey Township Police Department, with the […]

By |September 2nd, 2016|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Lacey Township Police Department News – Courtesy Child Seat Safety Inspection Event – Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Courtesy Child Seat Safety Inspection Event – The Lacey Township Police Department is hosting a courtesy (non-enforcement) Child Seat Safety Check at the Lanoka Harbor Fire House on Route 9 and Warren Avenue in Lanoka Harbor, on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The event will be held rain or shine from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Specially trained certified child seat technicians from the Lacey Township Police Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department will be on […]

By |August 21st, 2016|All Announcements, Department News, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Final Message from Chief David A. Paprota of the Lacey Township Police Department – Friday, July 8, 2016 (Retirement)

A Final Message to Lacey Township from Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D.

On April 26, 2016, I released a statement announcing my retirement. My last workday was Friday, July 8th, 2016. I have included an updated version of that statement as my final message to Lacey Township as the Chief of Police. Thanks for all of your support and assistance through the years!

With 27 years overall in law enforcement, I am grateful […]