Department News

Department News- Junior Police Academy begins

On Monday, July 15, 2019 at 8:30 a.m., 25 eighth grade students began the Lacey Township Police Department’s Junior Police Academy.  The four-day event allows the recruits to conduct a mock homicide investigation while in a police academy setting.  Some of today’s activities included crime scene processing, evidence collection and witness interviews.  The day ended with a five-event physical training competition.  A special thanks to the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department for their K-9 demonstration and [...]

By | 2019-07-15T16:32:31-04:00 July 15th, 2019|Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Ocean County Police Chiefs Association Conducting Centralized Testing Process – July 15, 2019

The Ocean County Police Chiefs Association and 23 of its member agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a centralized testing process.  The results from this exam will be used for the selection process for entrance into the Ocean County Police Academy Alternate Route Certification Program .  Additionally, 22 Ocean County Police Departments will also use the results from this exam to fill current and anticipated vacancies for full-time and/or Special Law Enforcement Officer [...]

By | 2019-07-15T14:04:53-04:00 July 15th, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Police Department Honors Local Fire Department Volunteers – July 12, 2019

The above photo depicts (left to right) Lacey Township Mayor Timothy McDonald, Lanoka Harbor Fire Company President Edward Barker, Forked River Firefighter Edward Barker, Jr., and Police Chief Michael C. DiBella, during the July 11, 2019 Lacey Township meeting. The police department recognized the efforts of both men related to a December 2018 water rescue. On the morning of December 15, 2018, Lanoka Harbor Fire Company President Edward Barker and his son, Forked River Firefighter [...]

By | 2019-07-12T12:38:06-04:00 July 12th, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Courtesy Child Seat Safety Inspection Event – Wednesday, June 26, 2019

  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, this  Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The event will be held rain or shine from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Specially trained certified child seat technicians from the Lacey Township Police Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department will be on [...]

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – 5 Detectives Honored – June 21, 2019

  Last evening, (June 20, 2019) during the Township meeting, the Lacey Township Police Department honored five of our Police Detectives. Chief Michael C. DiBella and Lieutenant Christopher Cornelius honored Detectives Brian Flynn, Kymberly Gudgeon, Keith Pearce, Samuel Della Sala, and Adam Ewart with the Gallantry Star. The Gallantry Star Award is for the arrest of a person who is a major physical threat to the Community at Large. The arrest stemmed from a Bank [...]

By | 2019-06-21T13:10:00-04:00 June 21st, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Police Sergeant Promotion -June 21, 2019

The above photos depict Lacey Township Police Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas being promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant during the June 20, 2019 Township Meeting.    The Lacey Township Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of a veteran police officer. On the evening of Thursday, June 20, 2019 (last evening), during the Township meeting, Officer Dimitrios Tsarnas was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Tsarnas began his law enforcement career in 1997 as [...]

By | 2019-06-21T12:25:15-04:00 June 21st, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – MADD Awards Ceremony for DUI Enforcement – Lacey Township Police Department – Thursday, June 13, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, Officers Jason Lee and Jesse Dalziel were honored at the 2019 MADD New Jersey Law Enforcement Recognition event at the Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ. Both officers were honored by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) organization for their consistent and diligent DUI enforcement efforts.  The officers serve within the uniformed patrol division of the Lacey Township Police Department and are known locally for their consistent efforts in DUI enforcement. [...]

By | 2019-06-19T07:55:48-04:00 June 13th, 2019|Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Oyster Creek Emergency Alert Siren Test – Today, June 4, 2019, at 12pm

*** Oyster Creek Emergency Alert Siren Test Scheduled for Today, June 4th, 2019 at 12pm *** Please be advised that the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station will be testing their emergency alert sirens, today, June 4, 2019, at 12 pm.  The emergency sirens will sound simultaneously for three (3) minutes during the test. The emergency sirens are positioned within a 10-mile radius of the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station. Residents should be aware that the [...]

By | 2019-06-04T11:13:39-04:00 June 4th, 2019|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Memorial Day Parade – Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial Day Parade - On Monday, May 27th, 2019, at approximately 9:45 a.m. traffic will be blocked on Lacey Road from just west of the Forked River Elementary School (Caldwell Avenue) to three blocks west of the Lacey Township Municipal Building (Newark Avenue). Additionally, at the conclusion of the parade, Lacey Road will be blocked between Manchester Avenue and Newark Avenue until approximately 12:00 p.m for a Memorial. The Memorial Day Parade is scheduled to [...]

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Courtesy Child Seat Safety Inspection Event – Today, May 22, 2019

  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, this  afternoon, May 22, 2019. The event will be held rain or shine from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Specially trained certified child seat technicians from the Lacey Township Police Department and the Ocean County Sheriff’s Department will be on [...]