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Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Executive Order No. 104/Self Report Module- March 17, 2020

Yesterday (March 16, 2020) Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 104, with the goal of slowing the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Executive Order #104 directs the following: All gatherings of persons in the State of New Jersey shall be limited to 50 persons or fewer, with limited exceptions; All public, private, and parochial preschool programs, and elementary and secondary schools, including charter and renaissance schools, will be closed beginning tomorrow, March 18th, 2020, and will [...]

By | 2020-03-17T13:01:43-04:00 March 17th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Laceypd.org Self-Reporting Module Added – March 16, 2020

    *** UPDATE **** The Lacey Township Police Department website http://Laceypd.org has been updated to allow specific non-emergent incidents to be reported on-line utilizing our self-reporting module.  Once you log on to our website,  just click on the Red Bar at the top of the screen that states, "File Police Report Online." Follow the steps/directions to self report.  Call 911 in an emergency. In addition, you may call the Lacey Township Police Department at  (609) [...]

By | 2020-03-16T18:47:53-04:00 March 16th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Message from Lacey Township Police Chief Michael C. DiBella and Lacey Township Mayor Steven Kennis – March 14th, 2020

  Lacey Township Mayor Steven Kennis and Police Chief Michel C. DiBella would like to update our residents and visitors regarding the precautions we are taking to protect both our vulnerable population and our employees. This past Wednesday, March 11, 2020, Chief Michael C. DiBella put a temporary modified patrol response plan in place. This plan allows for our police officers to take reports over the phone for calls that do not require evidence to [...]

By | 2020-03-14T15:10:35-04:00 March 14th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Road Closure (Detour) and Controlled Burn – Saturday, March 14th, 2020

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service, in conjunction with the Ocean County Parks Department will be conducting a prescribed burn operation on Ocean County property within Lacey Township tomorrow, March 14th, 2020. The area impacted is located in the area of West Lacey Road between Spaulding Avenue and Carriage Road, west of the Garden State Parkway. Lacey Road will be impacted by a smoke condition during burning operations, as such, a detour will be established [...]

By | 2020-03-13T13:05:12-04:00 March 13th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News, Traffic Delays|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Employment Opportunity – Special Law Enforcement Officers

The Lacey Township Police Department is currently seeking certified applicants for the position of Class I and Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer. Candidates must possess a current New Jersey Police Training Commission Certification as a Class I/Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer from an approved Police Academy. Essential Duties: The Special Law Enforcement Officer Class I or Class II (SLEO) is a part-time member of the Police Department and will work part-time hours. Class [...]

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Lacey Police Officer Graduates Ocean County Police Academy – March 4th, 2020

The above photo depicts Officer Matthew D'Antonio (immediate front) after graduating from the 108th Basic Class of the Ocean County Police Academy. The photo was taken on the morning of March 4th, 2020, just outside the Grunin Center, located at Ocean County College in Toms River. The above photo also includes (in no particular order) Lacey Police Chief Michael C. DiBella, Lieutenant Christopher Cornelius, Lieutenant Paul Sullivan, Jr., Sergeant George Resetar, and Officers Scott Keefe [...]

By | 2020-03-04T16:45:51-05:00 March 4th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Sergeant Promotions – February 28, 2020

The above photos depict Lacey Township Police Officers John McKee and Darrell Nick being promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant during the February 27th, 2020 Township Meeting.  The Lacey Township Police Department is proud to announce the promotions of two veteran police officers. On the evening of Thursday, February 27th, 2020, during the Township meeting, Officers John McKee and Darrell Nick were  promoted to the rank of Sergeant. These two promotions replace the recent [...]

By | 2020-02-28T11:19:47-05:00 February 28th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – Controlled Burning – West Lacey Road – February 21st, 2020

Controlled Burning - The New Jersey Forest Fire Service has notified the Lacey Township Police Department that they will be conducting controlled burning today (Friday, February 21, 2020) in the area of West Lacey Road and Spaulding Avenue, and West Lacey Road and Schoolhouse Road . Residents in Lacey Township may smell smoke throughout the day and evening. Thank you, -Chief Michael C. DiBella

By | 2020-02-21T11:10:51-05:00 February 21st, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Beware of Scams – February 13th, 2020

The Lacey Township Police Department has been advised of a recent scam that has been circulating throughout Ocean County. An individual claiming to be from Comcast or Xfinity will contact you  and offer you an upgrade to your TV service. You are then prompted by the caller to purchase gift cards and then give the gift card information to them for the new service. Once you provide them the gift card information you have been [...]

By | 2020-02-13T16:43:15-05:00 February 13th, 2020|All Announcements, Department News|0 Comments

Weekly Police Blotter – Lacey Township Police Department – February 7th through February 13th, 2020

      Arrest- On Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 8:56 a.m., Officers Dan Ricciardella and Michael Verwey arrested John Panagakos, 37, at his Forked River home.  Panagakos was wanted in connection with an outstanding Lacey Municipal Court warrant.  He was lodged in the Ocean County Correctional Facility in accordance with bail reform. Fraud- On Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 5:07 p.m., Officer Anthony Sarno met with a Forked River resident reporting fraud.  The resident [...]