Sgt. McCarthy began her career with Lakewood Township on April 15, 1996 when she was hired as a Police Dispatcher. By May 5, 1998 she had graduated from the Ocean County Police Academy along with fellow Officers from OCPA Class 70. During the course of her career she served as a Field Training Officer, participated [...]
This year marks the 10th year of our fallen brother Officer Christopher Matlosz's death in the Line-of Duty. Still after ten years of losing Christopher the pain and heart break does not lessen. For all that loved and respected him, we will always endure a continuous profound amount of sorrow and grief. Chris's loss has [...]
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.