On March 29, 2019, Samantha Josephson, a 21 year old senior at the University of South Carolina, was kidnapped and murdered when she was targeted by a fake Uber driver. Immediately following this unfathomable tragedy, Samantha's parents, Seymour and Marci Josephson, set out to educate others on the importance of ride share safety so that no [...]
The SIS-IN-BLUE is a free program designed by the Lakewood Police Department and the Local PBA 71 female officers. The overall goal and objective is to provide guidance to community youth, assist in developing effective decision-making life skills, explore career interests, and to be there as a friend/guide not only just as an authority figure. [...]
The Lakewood Police Department will provide the highest level of service through the enforcement of laws and the protection of life, property and the constitutional rights of all.
We will meet the present and future needs of the public through a continued partnership with our community.
We will remain dedicated to service and committed to excellence, focusing on the following core values:
Integrity. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of honesty, truthfulness and ethical conduct.
Pride. We take pride in ourselves as individuals, our division as a team and our citizens as a community.
Respect. We will ensure that all persons are treated with equality, dignity and courtesy.
Professionalism. We are committed to the highest level of professional standards through development of highly trained and motivated employees.