VIDEO: LPD Officer Frank “Brian” Pugliese Retires After 25 Years of Service

VIDEO: Lakewood Police Officer Frank “Brian” Pugliese said goodbye to the LPD today after completing 25 years of service in the Department.

About 100 guests gathered at the Municipal Auditorium this afternoon to celebrate the retirement.

During the emotional ceremony, Pugliese wore the badge of his late father, who also served as a Lakewood Police Officer. Pugliese says he kept the treasured badge on his desk each day to serve as an inspiration.

Police Chief Rob Lawson also addressed the ceremony, which included a presentation from the Lakewood PBA and State Delegate Steve Kalusak.

Pugliese, who served in the U.S. and retired as an E4, served as the department’s Firearms Instructor for many years.

Following the indoor ceremony, Pugliese was escorted to the Lakewood border by fellow colleagues. [TLS]


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There are 7 Comments to "VIDEO: LPD Officer Frank “Brian” Pugliese Retires After 25 Years of Service"

  • Best of Luck and thank you says:

    Congratulations on completing 25 years of service to the Lakewood Community. We appreciate all the hours of effort that you put in, and hope you have a happy and healthy retirement. Best of Luck and Thank You for your dedication and devotion !

  • Clook says:

    Thank you for your service

  • yeshivishah hocker says:

    youll be missed by all

  • 137 says:

    Worked with his Dad and him,great guys! Wow time flies!! Enjoy my friend.

  • red says:

    another great officer retired today and I hope the town understands that our town needs to hire more officers. More than 20 at the very least. The time has come and its now.

  • resident says:

    I heard we are loosing alot next year… I hope the town replaces them fast….

  • Addison says:

    Brian’s dad was my Field Training Officer and couldn’t have asked for better. I then had the pleasure of working with Brian for 23 years. Best of Luck and enjoy your retirement.

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