Department News

Week #5 – Cop Collectible Card Program – Lacey Township Police Department – Sunday, May 1, 2016 thru Saturday, May 7, 2016

The 2016 Cop Collectible Card Program is currently in Week #5. The checklist which lists all of the Cop Cards and the locations where they may be collected may be printed out by clicking: Lacey Cop Card Checklist 2016.

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The profiled cards for the period of Sunday, May 1st, 2016 thru Saturday, May 7th, 2016 are as follows:

Card #62 – Officer William A. Trainor Memorial Card

Sponsored by Uncle Eddie’s Hot Dogs (Cards available at Police Headquarters only).

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Card #58 – Municipal […]

Public Notice – Lacey Township Police Department – “Illegal Trespassing – Off-Road Enforcement” Details beginning Saturday, April 30, 2016

Illegal Trespassing – Off-Road Enforcement Details – The Lacey Township Police Department will be working with the New Jersey State Police (Garden State Parkway), Ocean County Sheriff’s Department, Ocean Township Police Department (Waretown), Barnegat Township Police Department, as well as the New Jersey State Park Police to quell the influx of persons in off-road vehicles trespassing on private property and protected conservation lands in the wooded areas of Lacey Township, Ocean Township, and Barnegat Township. The […]

Department News – Retirement Announcement for August 1, 2016 – Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D. – Lacey Township Police Department

Department News – I have had the opportunity to serve as the O.I.C. and Chief of Police of the Lacey Township Police Department since December 1, 2012. I am very proud of the accomplishments of the Lacey Township Police Department and Lacey Township as a whole. At this time, I am announcing my impending retirement which is scheduled for August 1, 2016. I am confident that, with continuing community support moving forward, the police department and Lacey […]

Week #4 – Cop Collectible Card Program – Lacey Township Police Department – Sunday, April 24, 2016 thru Saturday, April 30, 2016

The 2016 Cop Collectible Card Program is currently in Week #4. The checklist which lists all of the Cop Cards and the locations where they may be collected may be printed out by clicking: Lacey Cop Card Checklist 2016.

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The profiled card for the period of Sunday, April 24th, 2016 thru Saturday, April 30th, 2016 is as follows:

Card #57 – Department Patch and Badge

Sponsored by Lacey Chamber of Commerce, 103 Rt. 9 North, Forked […]

Week #3 – Cop Collectible Card Program – Lacey Township Police Department – Sunday, April 17, 2016 thru Saturday, April 23, 2016

The 2016 Cop Collectible Card Program is currently in Week #3. The checklist which lists all of the Cop Cards and the locations where they may be collected may be printed out by clicking: Lacey Cop Card Checklist 2016.

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The profiled card for the period of Sunday, April 17th, 2016 thru Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 is as follows:

Card #36 – Officer Michael Verwey

Sponsored by Layton’s Home of Funerals, 250 West Lacey Road, Forked River

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Department News – Social Media Presentation to Ocean County DART Coalition – Lacey Township Police Department – Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Department News – On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D., conducted a one-hour presentation at the Lacey Township Community Hall to the Ocean County DART (Drug Prevention) Coalition entitled, “The Influence of Social Media on Drug Use by Teens: A Law Enforcement Perspective.” The multi-faceted presentation included the distribution of a special “Teens and Social Media: If You Only Knew” informational brochure authored by Chief Paprota that is also available to […]

Week #2 – Cop Collectible Card Program – Lacey Township Police Department – Sunday, April 10, 2016 thru Saturday, April 16, 2016

The 2016 Cop Collectible Card Program is currently in Week #2. The checklist which lists all of the Cop Cards and the locations where they may be collected may be printed out by clicking: Lacey Cop Card Checklist 2016.

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The profiled cards for the period of Sunday, April 10th, 2016 thru Saturday, April 16th, 2016 are as follows:

Card #13 – Detective Keith Pearce

Sponsored by Rotary Club of Forked River, 818 West Lacey […]

Department News – Middle School Speedball Tournament – Lacey Township Police Department – Thursday, March 24, 2016

Department News – Thursday night, March 24, 2016, was a night for intense and very competitive games of speedball at the Lacey Township Middle School with 118 motivated 7th and 8th graders showing up to participate in a double-elimination tournament which culminated in the tournament champions competing against officers of the Lacey Township Police Department. The tournament, organized by the Lacey Township Recreation Department and the Lacey Township Police Department, included free team t-shirts […]

Department News – COP Card Program “Kick-off” Assemblies – Lacey Township Police Department – March 21st-24th, 2016

Department News – Chief Paprota and representatives from the Lacey Township Police Department are visiting five Lacey Township schools (K-8) this week to hold “kick-off” assemblies with the students to introduce the 2016 COP Card Collectible Program. Assemblies were held in the Middle School and Cedar Creek School this morning (Tuesday, March 22, 2016), while the Mill Pond School was visited yesterday. Assemblies are scheduled for the Lanoka Harbor School and the Forked River […]

Department News – Epi-Pen Program for Lacey PD – Lacey Township Police Department – Wednesday, March 9, 2016

EpiPen® Auto-Injector Program – The Lacey Township Police Department is proud to announce a new Epinephrine Pen Auto-Injector (EpiPen®) program for the patrol officers within the department who are certified EMTs. Currently, 17 members of the department are certified EMTs which includes Officer Daniel Ricciardella who is a certified paramedic with 8 years of prior emergency medical experience. While legislation in New Jersey is moving toward greater access to EpiPens within the community, it […]