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Hamodia

Hamodia

July 19th, 2017



Lakewood Lines Up to Buckle Up

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Lakewood Puts Safety First

Lakewood Puts Safety First

July 14th, 2017



As seen in The Lakewood Shopper.

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Rise in bike thefts in Lakewood

Rise in bike thefts in Lakewood

June 19th, 2017



LCSW is receiving reports of significant numbers of bikes stolen in the last few days. This wave of thefts may be

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Keep Your Children Safe This Summer: Groundbreaking LCSW project to facilitate safe return of lost children

Keep Your Children Safe This Summer: Groundbreaking LCSW project to facilitate safe return of lost children

June 8th, 2017



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Thousands participate in 3rd annual LPD/LCSW Bike & Pedestrian Safety Event

Thousands participate in 3rd annual LPD/LCSW Bike & Pedestrian Safety Event

June 7th, 2017



Friday marked the 3rd annual joint Lakewood Police, Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch Bike & Pedestrian Safety Event, 

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Thank You LCSW

Thank You LCSW

April 27th, 2017



Reader-submitted: We would like to take this moment to publicly thank Jay Varga from LCSW for going out of his way to help us over Pesach.

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Volunteers from LCSW have headed to Far Rockaway

Volunteers from LCSW have headed to Far Rockaway

June 14th, 2016



Volunteers from LCSW have headed to Far Rockaway to assist in the search for a missing man. Little information was released thus far, but Rockaway Nassau Safety...

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LCSW Shabbos Patrol Members Train Before Pesach

LCSW Shabbos Patrol Members Train Before Pesach

April 20th, 2016



Following Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch’s Halachah and Emergencies shiur for its members, the organization held a follow-up lecture, this time specifically for ...

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Emergency In Halacha’ Shiur Held For LCSW Members

Emergency In Halacha’ Shiur Held For LCSW Members

April 11th, 2016



Last week, an “Emergencies in Halacha” Shiur was held for LCSW members.

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PHOTOS: Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch pays Tribute to those who work to keep our Children Safe

PHOTOS: Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch pays Tribute to those who work to keep our Children Safe

April 10th, 2016



The annual event is held to pay tribute to individuals and groups who have proven to be partners in LCSW’s mission to keep the streets and neighborhoods of Lakewood ...

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C.E.R.T. graduation ceremony for 33 volunteers held in town hall

C.E.R.T. graduation ceremony for 33 volunteers held in town hall

February 16th, 2016



After a six-week long, comprehensive Community Emergency Response Team course, known as C.E.R.T., more than 30 Lakewood residents, all volunteers, graduated this week ...

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LCSW’s Call it Safe Keeps Lakewood Informed

LCSW’s Call it Safe Keeps Lakewood Informed

January 28th, 2016



Therefore, the launching of the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch’s new Call it Safe weather hotline couldn’t have possibly come at a better time.

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Backbone during the Blizzard: A Peek at LCSW’s Round the Clock Storm Operations

Backbone during the Blizzard: A Peek at LCSW’s Round the Clock Storm Operations

January 26th, 2016



It’s hard to be prepared for a storm of the magnitude we’ve just experienced

 

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Lakewood Children Invited to Design LCSW Shabbos Patrol Badge

Lakewood Children Invited to Design LCSW Shabbos Patrol Badge

December 23rd, 2015



An exciting announcement came from the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch (LCSW) patrol this week, both for the heroic members of the LCSW and the children of Lakewood community.

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Play It Safe for Your Safety

Play It Safe for Your Safety

December 8th, 2015



‘Play It Safe’ got Lakewood’s finest men and women all worked up as they put their bowling skills to test at the annual ‘Play It Safe’ Joint LCSW ...

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MONOC Donates Vehicle to Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch

MONOC Donates Vehicle to Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch

November 25th, 2015



They expressed their appreciation in the form of the vehicle donation, which will allow LCSW to increase the scope of their operations on pace with Lakewood’s ...

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Thousands Enjoy LCSW-LPD Joint Bike and Pedestrian Event

Thousands Enjoy LCSW-LPD Joint Bike and Pedestrian Event

July 22nd, 2015



Thursday marked the annual LCSW-LPD Bike and Pedestrian Safety Event in Lakewood, NJ.

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Police Apprehend Bike Thief; LCSW Assisted in Arrest

Police Apprehend Bike Thief; LCSW Assisted in Arrest

May 26th, 2015



Photos of a an alleged bike thief posted on TLS helped police identify the man and charge him, Detective Lieutenant Steve Allaire confirms to TLS.

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Man Attempted to Lure Young Girl to Vehicle

Man Attempted to Lure Young Girl to Vehicle

March 4th, 2015



The Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch is asking parents to be vigilant after a man attempted to lure a young girl to his vehicle.

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LCSW Assists Police in DUI Arrest after Drunk Man Parks in Resident’s Driveway

LCSW Assists Police in DUI Arrest after Drunk Man Parks in Resident’s Driveway

March 1st, 2015



A man driving under the influence was arrested and taken off the streets with the assistance of the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch, TLS has learned.

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LCSW: Keep our Children Safe as they Go Back-to-School

LCSW: Keep our Children Safe as they Go Back-to-School

September 10th, 2014



The streets of Lakewood are once again teeming with the usual traffic, with hundreds of school buses dominating the roads,transporting our precious children to school.

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LCSW Gives Tips and Precautions to Protect Your Home While You are Away

LCSW Gives Tips and Precautions to Protect Your Home While You are Away

July 31st, 2014



Bein Hazemanim is upon us, a time when many hardworking Lakewood families take a well-deserved break from routine to refresh and invigorate themselves ahead of the new zeman. If you are one of those who will be leaving your ho

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Town Square on Wheels: Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch’s Bike Registration and Safety Event Attracts Thousands

Town Square on Wheels: Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch’s Bike Registration and Safety Event Attracts Thousands

July 23rd, 2014



In total, police estimates place the total of attendees at an astounding 6,000, and the children kept coming.
The lines for bike registration snaked around the 

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LCSW Joins in Paying Tribute to Our Soldiers

LCSW Joins in Paying Tribute to Our Soldiers

May 26th, 2014



Today, Memorial Day, the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch would like to acknowledge the contributions of the men and women of the Unit

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LCSW: Protect Your Bikes, Protect Yourselves

LCSW: Protect Your Bikes, Protect Yourselves

May 21st, 2014



An ounce of prevention will save you a pound of heartache. ‎The beautiful weather we have eagerly anticipated is finally here. Bike riders of all

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NJ teen arrested for harassing Orthodox Jewish women

NJ teen arrested for harassing Orthodox Jewish women

April 9th, 2014



A wannabe gang member was busted Tuesday for harassing Orthodox Jewish women in New Jersey as part of an initiation rite.

Lakewood cops say Rafael Laurano-Flores, 18, was trying to touch and knock down

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LCSW Assists with Arrest in Attempted Kidnapping Case

LCSW Assists with Arrest in Attempted Kidnapping Case

April 9th, 2014



A‎ man was arrested a short time ago for an attempted kidnapping, Detective Sergeant Greg Staffordsmith confirms.

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LCSW Helps Take Drunk Driver Off the Roads

LCSW Helps Take Drunk Driver Off the Roads

January 27th, 2014



An alleged drunk driver was taken off the roads and arrested last night before he could harm anyone, thanks to the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch.

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Woman’s Stolen iPad Recovered by LCSW with the Assistance of LPD

Woman’s Stolen iPad Recovered by LCSW with the Assistance of LPD

January 27th, 2014



A Brooklyn woman’s iPad stolen Thursday evening in Lakewood was recovered today by the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch, with the assistance of the Lakewood Police

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LCSW Members Trained by Lakewood Police Department at Annual Session

LCSW Members Trained by Lakewood Police Department at Annual Session

January 25th, 2014



There is only one thing more comforting than knowing that there is an entire force of volunteer civilians dedicated to your safe

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Members with a Mission: LCSW Annual Members Meeting Talks Achievements, Aspirations and Appreciation

Members with a Mission: LCSW Annual Members Meeting Talks Achievements, Aspirations and Appreciation

January 14th, 2014



The close to forty people gathering in a conference room at Town Hall this past Motzaei Shabbos shared a singular mission: to help protect the 

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LCSW: Mayor Miller Injured in This Morning’s Treacherous Weather

LCSW: Mayor Miller Injured in This Morning’s Treacherous Weather

January 10th, 2014



Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch would like to extend our heartfelt wishes for a Refuah Shelaimah to the Mayor of Lakewood, Mayor Menashe Miller, who is

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LCSW Receives Volunteer Service Award of 2013 from Ocean County Freeholders

LCSW Receives Volunteer Service Award of 2013 from Ocean County Freeholders

January 4th, 2014



The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, under the directorship of Jack Kelly, presented the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch with a plaque of recognition honoring their […]

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LCSW Volunteers Assist in Arrest of Pushka Thief

LCSW Volunteers Assist in Arrest of Pushka Thief

December 21st, 2013



This Monday the LCSW assisted in the arrest of a pushka thief, who may have actually been responsible for other thefts in the area. The 

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30 LCSW Members Graduate CERT Basic Response Training

30 LCSW Members Graduate CERT Basic Response Training

December 12th, 2013



Last week about 30 LCSW members participated in a 50-hour CERT training held in conjunction with the Lakewood OEM at the OEM headquarters. CERT, which

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Imperial Hosts Fundraising Luncheon on Behalf of LCSW

Imperial Hosts Fundraising Luncheon on Behalf of LCSW

December 3rd, 2013



Mr. Asher Brodt of Imperial Real Estate hosted a fundraising luncheon on behalf of LCSW in the state-of-the-art conference room at the Imperial office in

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LCSW Assists in Arrest of Suspected Burglars

LCSW Assists in Arrest of Suspected Burglars

November 15th, 2013



Once again, the LCSW has played an integral role in the arrest of two would be burglars, helping keep the streets of Lakewood safe for all of us.

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LCSW Members Begin CERT Program

LCSW Members Begin CERT Program

November 8th, 2013



Apart from assisting with neighborhood security, the LCSW is often called upon by local officials to lend a hand in a host of other emergency situations

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20 LCSW Members Begin Cert Program

20 LCSW Members Begin Cert Program

November 8th, 2013



Apart from assisting with neighborhood security, the LCSW is often called upon by local officials to lend a hand in a host of other emergency situations.

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2 Burglary Suspects Arrested With Assistance of LCSW; Found in Possession of Look-alike Handgun, Other Items

2 Burglary Suspects Arrested With Assistance of LCSW; Found in Possession of Look-alike Handgun, Other Items

November 7th, 2013



The Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch assisted in the arrest of two juveniles attempting to burglarize vehicles early this morning.

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LCSW Aids in Location of Township Employee’s Car Attackers on Mischief Night

LCSW Aids in Location of Township Employee’s Car Attackers on Mischief Night

October 31st, 2013



You would think you could feel safe driving around in your own neighborhood. But unfortunately that is not always the case. One of our local

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LCSW Advises Alertness on Mischief Night

LCSW Advises Alertness on Mischief Night

October 30th, 2013



The LCSW would like to remind everyone that tonight, Mischief Night, vigilance is recommended. Incidents on this day have drastically gone down in past years, but

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Pair Scamming Lakewood Residents Arrested With Assistance of LCSW

Pair Scamming Lakewood Residents Arrested With Assistance of LCSW

October 12th, 2013



A man and woman allegedly scamming Lakewood residents for weeks now, was arrested this evening with the assistance of LCSW.

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Alleged Drunk Driver Takes Out Pole; Arrested With Assistance of LCSW

Alleged Drunk Driver Takes Out Pole; Arrested With Assistance of LCSW

August 18th, 2013



An alleged drunk driver crashed into and snapped a pole this evening, and then attempted to run from the scene, as earlier reported on our

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LCSW Rolls Out New Vehicle

LCSW Rolls Out New Vehicle

August 16th, 2013



When the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch was founded several years ago, it was greeted by some skepticism from the populace. Many were unsure if there was a need for a civilian patrol to augment existing police services, and others, who had already clea

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Unveiling of the new LCSW car sponsored by Honda Universe

Unveiling of the new LCSW car sponsored by Honda Universe

August 14th, 2013



Unveiling of the new LCSW car sponsored by Honda Universe

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for New LCSW Vehicle Sponsored by Honda Universe

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for New LCSW Vehicle Sponsored by Honda Universe

August 7th, 2013



At the Night Out Against Crime yesterday evening, the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch rolled out a new patrol vehicle. The vehicle, an SUV, was sponsored

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LCSW Locates Missing Dog

LCSW Locates Missing Dog

July 12th, 2013



A woman’s screams for help in the street turned into praise after members from the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch located her missing dog.

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LCSW Members Honored by Township for Assisting in Arrests

LCSW Members Honored by Township for Assisting in Arrests

June 25th, 2013



Several members from the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch were honored Thursday evening by the Township and Police Department for assisting police in multiple arrests over the

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LCSW Assists Police in Arresting Man with Outstanding Warrant

LCSW Assists Police in Arresting Man with Outstanding Warrant

May 2nd, 2013



Once again, LCSW has proved its value by helping police make yet another arrest.

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LCSW Assists Police With Arrest of Man With Warrant

LCSW Assists Police With Arrest of Man With Warrant

April 30th, 2013



A man with a warrant was arrested early this morning with the assistance of the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch. At about 3:15 a.m., an LCSW unit patrolling the area of Squankum Road spotted.

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Officials Take Part in Dedication Ceremony for New LCSW Patrol Vehicle

Officials Take Part in Dedication Ceremony for New LCSW Patrol Vehicle

April 26th, 2013



Officials this afternoon joined the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch (LCSW) in welcoming a new vehicle to their fleet of patrol vehicles.The event, held at the

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Honda Universe Donates New Vehicle to LCSW

Honda Universe Donates New Vehicle to LCSW

April 14th, 2013



Honda Universe Donates New Vehicle to LCSW Honda Universe, a President’s Awards Dealership, Route 88, Lakewood, recently donated a new Honda CRV to the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch LCSW) at the Annual Night Out agai

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LCSW Assists Police In Arresting 2 For Burglarizing Vehicles

LCSW Assists Police In Arresting 2 For Burglarizing Vehicles

June 17th, 2012



Two men who allegedly burglarized multiple vehicles, were just arrested with the assistance of LCSW

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LCSW Assists Police In Arrest Following Road Rage Incident

LCSW Assists Police In Arrest Following Road Rage Incident

May 10th, 2012



A road rage incident resulted in the arrest of a man, located with the assistance of LCSW. The incident began about 6:45 PM when two Hispanic males jumped out of their vehicle and began banging

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LCSW Assists Police In Arrest For Theft

LCSW Assists Police In Arrest For Theft

September 25th, 2011



LCSW this morning assisted police in the arrest of a man accused of stealing a bike from a resident. LCSW was called at about 4:00 AM for men walking in and out of properties in the area of 14th Street. At least one of

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LCSW Assists Police In Arrest Of Suspected Toy Thief

LCSW Assists Police In Arrest Of Suspected Toy Thief

April 18th, 2011



Police arrested a suspected toy-thief early this morning, with the assistance of the LCSW, sources say. At about 3:00 a.m., a resident observed a man picking up toys from the Forest Park neighborhood and placing them i

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LCSW Assists PD In The Arrest Of Three Egg-Throwing Suspects

LCSW Assists PD In The Arrest Of Three Egg-Throwing Suspects

November 18th, 2009



PD have just arrested three males who allegedly threw eggs at pedestrians, cars and homes in the 5th and Private area. Police received a call a short time ago from an LCSW member who followed the suspects after he spo<

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LCSW Assists PD In Apprehending Suspects’ Vehicle

LCSW Assists PD In Apprehending Suspects’ Vehicle

August 27th, 2009



At approximately 1:30 a.m. yesterday, LPD and LCSW were notified by a complainant who had eggs thrown at him at 10th & Clifton by a passing dark blue SUV and got a plate number and description of the SUV. Lt. Gregg

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Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch Assists Police in Making Arrests

Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch Assists Police in Making Arrests

This past Motzei Shabbos, Lakewood’s Civilian Safety Watch assisted the LPD in apprehending 2 suspects for breaking into cars.

At approximetly 2:30AM, volunteers from the patrol witnessed 2 males looking into vehicles with flashlights i

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LCSW Gets New Patrol Vehicle

LCSW Gets New Patrol Vehicle

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