Each year, dozens of children and untold numbers of pets left in parked vehicles die from hyperthermia, which occurs when the body absorbs more heat than it can handle. Hyperthermia can occur even on a mild day with temperatures in the 70s. Studies have shown that the temperature inside a parked vehicle can rapidly rise [...]
It's never too early to contemplate safety measures for your Fourth of July celebration. This will assure that you and your loved ones have a great time on Independence Day. The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks show put on by professionals. Stay at least 500 feet away from the show. [...]
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.