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On Friday, January 21, 2022, A ceremony was held for K9 graduates to commend their effective highly skilled training with their families and peers in attendance.

Chief Gregory H. Meyer was also commended for his elite K9 unit that he re-instated at the Lakewood Police Department.

LPD’S K9 “MELLOW”” with his handler Ptl. Michael Conrad were among the proud graduates to receive their certificate.

K-9 “MELLOW” attended 16 weeks of training at Voorhees Academy, NJ State Police K9 Association, there he was trained in scent/explosive detection, article searches and tracking. Ptl. M. Conrad and K-9 “MELLOW” will continue in-house training 2 times a month.

LPD’S K9 welcomes the new addition to the family. Congratulations!

​It is the policy of this department to utilize its canine teams consistent with New Jersey State Attorney General Guidelines relating to canines and Use of Force in furtherance of the department’s mission and values.