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Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Retirement of Police Captain Patrick Ganley – July 9, 2020

  I am proud to announce that last month, Lacey Township Police Captain Patrick Ganley, badge #64, officially retired after 25 years of honorable service to the residents of Lacey Township. Captain Ganley was hired by the Lacey Township Police Department on August 26, 1996, where he served in the capacity of Police Officer for nine years. On July 14, 2005, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was assigned as a supervisor [...]

By | 2020-07-09T16:16:38-04:00 July 9th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Fireworks Notice – July 3rd, 2020

As you prepare for the 4th of July this weekend, please take a moment to become familiar with the New Jersey State laws on the use of fireworks. While the state of New Jersey has legalized very specific types of low level firework novelties (snappers, party-poppers and other non-aerial sparkling devices), we would like to remind our residents that most fireworks remain illegal to use without a valid permit. These include many aerial type fireworks [...]

By | 2020-07-03T13:30:36-04:00 July 3rd, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Officers Presented with “Thank You” Cards from Land of Oz Learning Center – June 25, 2020

The above photo depicts Lacey Police Officers Michael Hutman and Matthew D'Antonio while visiting Land of Oz Learning Center in Forked River on June 25, 2020.  “Our gratitude continues: Thank you Land of Oz Learning Center. Yesterday, Patrolmen Michael Hutman and Matthew D’Antonio were invited to the Land of Oz Learning Center, where they were met with a warm welcome from children and staff, who presented, “Thank you,” cards to our officers.  Each card was [...]

By | 2020-06-26T18:25:54-04:00 June 26th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Special Officer Timothy Swain Graduates Ocean County Police Academy – June 26, 2020

The above photo depicts Special Officer Timothy Swain (right) as he graduates as a Class 2 Police Officer from the Ocean County Police Academy, Special Law Enforcement Officer Class #46. The graduation was held earlier today in Jackson, NJ.  On September 14, 2017, Timothy Swain was hired by the Lacey Township Police Department as a Class I Special Law Enforcement Officer. Prior, he graduated from the Academy of Law and Public Safety (Lacey Township School [...]

By | 2020-06-26T17:32:29-04:00 June 26th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Gille Park Peaceful Walking Event – Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Lacey Township Police Department is aware of the upcoming peaceful walk/march scheduled for this Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in Gille Park. Members of the Lacey Township Police Department and the Township of Lacey have spoken directly to the organizer to ensure a peaceful walk/march. We appreciate everyone that contacted us, and all of your concerns. Our number one priority is to maintain the safety of our community while allowing a peaceful [...]

Public Notice – Lacey Township Police Department – Increased DUI/Traffic Safety Enforcement Patrols – May 28, 2020

  Traffic Safety, including DUI Enforcement and Prevention, remains a top priority for the Lacey Township Police Department. The danger presented to the public by motorists who choose to get behind the wheel of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is too often realized through a tragic motor vehicle collision. Several DUI arrests in Lacey Township have come as a direct result of a motor vehicle crash investigation, some crashes being [...]

By | 2020-05-28T16:49:07-04:00 May 28th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – May 21st through May 28th, 2020

      Fraud- On Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 2:38 p.m., Officer Alan Abrecht met with a Forked River resident reporting fraud.  The victim stated that an unknown suspect opened a checking account and a credit card in his name.  It also appears that the same suspect put a stop on the victim’s mail so he would not be made aware of the transactions.  The suspect took cash advances totaling $1,900. Theft- On Thursday, [...]

By | 2020-05-28T16:21:11-04:00 May 28th, 2020|All Announcements, Weekly Police Blotter|0 Comments