Pictured from left to right is Officer Chenice Wesley with the L.E.A.D. Mascot, Leo, at the 2020 Asbury Park Walk. (Photo courtesy of Molly Montville) ASBURY PARK, NJ – Law Enforcement Against Drugs (L.E.A.D.) is hosting it’s second annual 5k Run/Walk at Asbury Park’s Bradley Park on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 9 a.m. “We’re excited to… Read more
Burlington County Sheriff’s Department Takes the L.E.A.D. in Teaching Students About Drug and Alcohol Prevention
The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is launching a L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) education program in partnership with the Burlington County Municipal Alliance Program and expects to begin teaching students in local schools this fall. L.E.A.D offers evidenced-based curriculum for kindergarten up to 12th grade about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, along with anti-bullying and violence programs. The program was created in 2014 as an alternative to traditional D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) classes taught by police officers to elementary school students for decades, according to information provided by the county.
L.E.A.D. Officers Join Virtual Graduation for 5th Grade Class
Today our L.E.A.D. Officers Doug and Chris participated in a 5th grade virtual graduation with the students, principal, teachers and parents to celebrate the boys and girls and their ongoing commitment to remain drug, alcohol and violence free. Joining the ceremony were many distinguished guests who were kind enough to take time out of their… Read more
A L.E.A.D. Hero has been lost to Covid-19
It is with profound sadness that we must report that Glen Ridge L.E.A.D INSTRUCTOR, Police Officer and PBA Local 58 member Charles “Rob” Roberts has lost his long and valiant battle against COVID-19. Please keep Rob, his family and the Glen Ridge Police in your thoughts and prayers.
New LEAD Bandanas
As our thoughts continue to be with those directly impacted by the Coronavirus, we want to keep you apprised of L.E.A.D.’s plans to handle the constantly changing situation. Please know that management has put into place appropriate social distancing protocols and office protocols,including continual cleaning and increased extensive cleaning. Our office will be closed to… Read more
How Chris Christie’s opioid commission shaped the Trump administration’s anti-drug efforts
WASHINGTON — Before it disbanded, the federal commission chaired by then-Gov. Chris Christie made several recommendations on how to deal with the opioid crisis. Those lessons are being put to use as the Trump administration continues to address the problem, according to Jim Carroll, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Read more: https://www.nj.com/politics/2020/02/how-chris-christies-opioid-commission-shaped-the-trump-administrations-anti-drug-efforts.html
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L.E.A.D. Names COO of Development
Congratulations to John Lindsay for the completion of his second year with L.E.A.D and receiving a much-deserved promotion to Chief Operating Officer of Development. John is responsible for our Fund Development and Program Development Operations. Congratulations and thank you John for your hard work in building the L.E.A.D organization.
L.E.A.D.Accomplishments Celebrated by EBPD and Fifth-Graders
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – On Monday, January 27th, Officer Reggie Wright, with the support of Ptl. Bruce Diamond and Chief of Police Frank LoSacco of the East Brunswick Police Department (EBPD), hosted L.E.A.D. Appreciation (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) Night at Hammarskjold Middle School’s JMPAC. Four of East Brunswick’s elementary schools participated in the L.E.A.D. program… Read more