The Lacey Township Police Department is currently investigating a serious motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 9 and Bay Avenue in Forked River. Route 9 will be closed in both directions until the investigation is complete. Please use caution if traveling in that area.
Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Route 9 and Laurel Blvd – Road Closure/Detour – October 3rd, 2020
Due to a motor vehicle crash at Route 9 and Laurel Boulevard in Lanoka Harbor (Lacey Township) involving a telephone pole, that area of Route 9 will be closed for several hours. There will be detours at two locations (Route 9 and South Street) along with Route 9 and Haines Street in Lacey Township. Please avoid the area if possible and drive safely. Thank you. -Chief Michael C. DiBella
Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Lacey Police Officers Provided with “Thank you” Bags – September 28, 2020
The above photo depicts Aristotle Matarazzo (left), Gracie Preslar (center) and Lacey Police Chief Michael C. DiBella (right) on the afternoon of Friday, September 25, 2020. Aristotle and Gracie provided "thank you" bags to each member of the Lacey Township Police Department. Last Friday, September 25, 2020, Lacey Township resident Aristotle Matarazzo and Gracie Preslar, arrived at Police Headquarters bearing a number of care packages for our officers. The care packages were personally bagged [...]
Department News – Lacey Township Police – Partnership with Ocean Mental Health On P.O.I.N.T. Program – Sept 25, 2020
The Lacey Township Police Department is happy to announce that we have partnered with the Ocean Mental Health Services On P.O.I.N.T (Proactive Outreach In Needs and Treatment) program to better serve the mental health and social service needs of our community. This program, which initially began in the Stafford Township Police Department in 2016, embeds social workers in selected Ocean County police departments (Lacey, Stafford, Little Egg Harbor, and South Toms River), to collaborate with [...]
Township News – Lacey Township Police Department – New Jersey Naloxone Give Away Program – September 24th to 26th, 2020
The State of New Jersey will be providing free Naloxone at participating pharmacies between September 24th and 26th, 2020. The Walmart, located at 580 Route 9 North in Lanoka Harbor (Lacey Township), will be one of those participating locations. No individual prescription is needed, no payment or insurance is required, and no names are needed. The Naloxone will be distributed on a first come first serve basis. Limit one per person.
Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Knights of Columbus Honors Lacey Police Officer – September 18, 2020
The above photo depicts Officer Michael Hutman (center) after receiving his award from the Knights of Columbus on the evening of Thursday, September 17, 2020 On Thursday evening, September 17, 2020, the Knights of Columbus Council #6522, honored Lacey Township Police Officer Michael Hutman for his exemplary service to the citizens of Lacey Township. Officer Hutman's family, along with Chief Michael C. DiBella were present for the award. Officer Hutman was first hired by the [...]
Today we pause to remember the innocent lives that were taken 19 years ago, and the heroes who perished while working so hard to save others, and the countless families that were forever changed on this day. September 11th is a day that will forever live in our hearts.
Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Retirement Announcements – Lt. Vincent Meehan and Sgt. Robert Surtees – September 8, 2020
The above photo (photo #1) depicts Lacey Police Lieutenant Vincent Meehan (left) and Lacey Police Sergeant Robert Surtees (right) exiting the rear of police headquarters during their retirement walkout ceremony. The second photo (photo #2) depicts Sergeant Robert Surtees (left) and Lieutenant Vincent Meehan (right) after receiving their retirement plaques as presented by Lacey Police Chief Michael C. DiBella (center). The retirement walkout ceremony was held at the Lacey Township Police Department on the [...]
Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance Provides Donation- August 28, 2020
While we continue to remain humbled by the outpouring show of support from our community, we would like to recognize One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance, Forked River. On Tuesday afternoon, August 26, 2020, One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance provided sandwiches from Diesel's Subs and Wraps for the members of the Lacey Township Police Department. We extend our utmost gratitude to One of a Kind Lawn Maintenance for their donation and support of the [...]
Department News – Lacey Township Police Department – Hiring Announcement – Class 2 Special Law Enforcement Officer – August 17, 2020
The Lacey Township Police Department is currently seeking certified applicants for the position of Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer. Candidates must possess a current New Jersey Police Training Commission Certification as a Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer from an approved Police Academy. Essential Duties: The Special Law Enforcement Officer Class II (SLEO) is a part-time member of the Police Department and will work part-time hours throughout the year. Class II Special Law Enforcement [...]