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Chief Gregory Meyer

Chief Gregory Meyer
Chief of Police

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To find out more information about the Lakewood Police Department, visit https://www.lakewoodpolicenj.com .
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

Latest Updates

Employment Opportunity - School Traffic Guard (Crossing Guard)
Walk Safely - Lakewood Safety Campaign Begins with Pedestrian Safety Cards
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FAQS

How do I apply for a temporary handicap placard?
Forms are available at the Police Department's Administrative Services Division. The application must be completed, certified by a medical doctor, podiatrist or chiropractor, and then approved by the Chief of Police. There is a $4.00 fee payable by check or money order to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Cash cannot be accepted.
Who do I contact if I feel there is an error in a police report?
Should you feel there is an error on the police report, contact the police department at 732.363.0200 extension 5360 and ask the Watch Commander to leave a message for the investigating officer to return your call.
I am hosting an event and would like to hire an off duty officer to assist with traffic control.
Please contact our Traffic/Safety Office at (732) 363-0200 extension 5383.
Does LPD fax or email accident reports?
The police department will fax or email an accident report upon written request.
Where do I obtain a copy of my accident report?
Accident reports may be obtained at the Records Division of the Police Department from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday with exception of holidays.
Is there any fee associated with obtaining a copy of an accident report?
The fee for an accident report is .05 cents.
How do I go about retrieving personal belongings from my vehicle that has been impounded?
The registered owner may retrieve personal effects such as insurance, registration, medication, computer equipment, tools, and miscellaneous items. The owner must present identification and proof of ownership to the towing company.
My car was impounded for expired registration/insurance. How do I go about getting it released?
Expired Insurance
- Contact a New Jersey approved insurance company for basic coverage.
- OBTAIN a temporary insurance card from the company.
- Bring the temporary insurance card with you to Police Records
Expired Registration
- Visit your local MVC and renew the registration.
- Bring the valid registration with you to Police Records.
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The Police Department

231 Third Street
Municipal Building
Lakewood, NJ 08701
732-363-0200 ext 5712
Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM
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