Handler Ptl. Joe Dellavella and K-9 “SHIM” named in memory of late Officer Nicklas Shimonovich #392, attended 16 weeks at Voorhees and specifically trained in narcotic detection, article searches, building searches, tracking and patrol. Ptl. J. Dellavella and K-9 “SHIM” will continue in-house training 2 times a month. As per Chief Gregory H. Meyer, "We [...]
This year marks the 14th year of our fallen brother Officer William "Nichie" Preslar's death in the Line-of Duty. He was a six year veteran killed in a car accident on May 14, 2007, on New Egypt Road, when he swerved to avoid striking a deer, and struck a tree. Nichie and his beloved wife [...]
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.