This year marks the 13th 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. In 2017 was the unveiling of the highway that was dedicated by The Lakewood Police Department in [...]
(photo array) On Wednesday May 13, 2020, Chief Gregory H. Meyer wished safe travels to his riders and riders from Nutley Police Department, and Burlington Township Police Department; as these agencies with their police motors joined in on a memorial venture to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington DC. Since the 2020 Police [...]
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.