Community Relations

The Community Relations Unit for the Asbury Park Police Department is dedicated engaging with the community of Asbury Park, through programming and additional outreach initiatives.

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Asbury Park Pal Summer Camp

The Asbury Park Police Department is looking for Summer Youth Counselor's for the 2022 Summer Camp.  Applicant's, ages 15 to 17 years of age are subject to a background investigation.  Residents preferred, but not required.  Counselors are responsible for supervising campers and keeping them safe.  Duties include teaching children and teenagers outdoor and recreational skills, overseeing and planning camp activities and learning and implementing emergency protocol efforts to ensure the protection of campers. For additional information regarding the position and to obtain an application contact Lieutenant Lorenzo Pettway at (848)282-7609 or email 

click here for Summer Youth Counselor Application

Summer Youth Counselor Program

Spring into Health

On May 10th, 2022, the Asbury Park Police Community Relations Unit participated in the 

"Asbury Park Slow Roll Bike Ride." 

click here for more Slow Roll information

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On March 24, 2022, the Asbury Park Police Department and its police union (Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association/Superior Officers Association, Local 6) honored Freddy Delacruz with the Youth Citizen Citation Award and a gift card for $100.00 for his act of bravery.

This Youth Citation Award is presented to youths in Asbury Park that display extraordinary acts of bravery.  

On November 8, 2021, Freddy Delacruz and his friend were walking home from school when his friend was attacked by a stray American Bulldog.  Freddie immediately put himself in harm’s way to help his friend escape and get first aid.  

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PAL Community Events

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Toy Donations

On April 2nd, 2022, Sergeant Boone and other officers from the Asbury Park Police Department, Alpha Squad, paid a visit to Pastor Adrien from the Universal Church in Asbury Park and donated toys and toy police radios to two families in the Universal Church congregation.

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Wrestling + Mentoring = Positively Altering Life's Trajectory

Beat the streets Asbury Park is committed to helping establish a youth wrestling program dedicated to serving children.  Beat the Streets Asbury Park is partnering with the Asbury Park School District to establish and sponsor a wrestling program. Wrestling enables student-athletes to grasp the importance of respect, hard work, discipline, sacrifice, teamwork and the concept of accountability, all critical factors in character development.  

Beat the Streets - Asbury Park Contact Information

Lieutenant Lorenzo Pettway - email:


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