(photo gallery) On Thursday June 7th, 2018 The New Jersey Enforcement Officers Association held an Award Ceremony for the efforts in the investigation dubbed as “OPERATION HEADING BACK”.

The Lakewood Police Department and Eight of our Detectives assigned to the “Street Crimes Unit”  and the Detective Bureau were recipients for a NJNEOA Unit & Individual Guns, Gangs & Narcotics Law Enforcement Award.  Chief Gregory H. Meyer, Captain S. Allaire, Captain G. Staffordsmith, Lt. Jason Pederson, Detective C. Fink, Detective Charles Messer, Detective T. Distefano, Detective E. Cicerello and Detective Kristie Buble (she received the Narcotic Officer of the Year Award).

Congratulations to all for exhibiting a high degree of professionalism, integrity and dedication.