Retirements, Promotions, Appointment & Awards

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Retirements, Promotions, Appointment & Awards

Last night’s Toms River Township council meeting was filled with smiles as we recognized or officers. The room erupted with applause as we honored our retirees, and celebrated promotions, an appointment, and several awards. We’d like to thank Detective Randy Petrick and Detective Kevin Scully for their years of dedicated service to this police department and wish them a happy retirement! Congratulations to our newly promoted detectives, Ryan Quinn and Theodore Malony, as well as our new sergeant, Michael Gallipoli. Please join us as we welcome Officer Alexander Van Lew to our TRPD family! Congratulations to all of our award recipients, we are so proud of your service!


 

 

 

 

Congratulations Detective Randy Petrick on your retirement.  Thank you for your dedicatated service to the Toms River Police Department!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations Detective Kevin Scully on your retirement.  Thank you for your dedicatated service to the Toms River Police Department!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations Detective Ryan Quinn on your promotion, welcome to the Toms River Police Department’s Detective Bureau.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations Detective Theodore Malony on your promotion, welcome to the Toms River Police Department’s Detective Bureau.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations Sergeant Michael Gallipoli on your promotion to Sergeant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please join us as we welcome Officer Alexander Van Lew to our Toms River Police Department family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Life Saving Award – Sergeant Edmund Mooney

On August 30, 2018, in response to a motorcycle crash on the Tunney Bridge where the male driver was ejected from his motorcycle and severed his right arm just below the bicep, Sergeant Mooney immediately rendered  critical  life  support  by applying a  tourniquet.  The victim was  then  transported by helicopter to the Jersey Shore Medical Center Trauma Unit for further   treatment.  Sergeant Mooney  is  commended for his quick  response and for using his training and experience to save a person’s life.

 

 

 

 

 

Life Saving Award – Officer Michael Rienstra

On September 23, 2018  in  response to a 79  year-old  female bleeding  excessively from her lower right leg and in  and out  of  consciousness,  Officer Rienstra immediately rendered critical life support by applying a tourniquet using a dish towel and wooden spoon.  The bleeding subsided and the victim was transported to Monmouth Medical Center South for  further treatment.  Officer Rienstra is commended for his quick response and for using his training and experience to save a person’s life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Life Saving Award – Officer Frank Moschella, Officer David Talty, and Officer Christine Geskey

On November 11, 2018 in   response to an elderly male unconscious and not  breathing,  Officer  Moschella, Officer Talty,  and Officer  Geskey  rendered critical basic life support, in a concerted effort, in the form  of  cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  Lifesaving efforts were continued until the victim regained a pulse and began to breathe on his own.  The victim was then transported to Monmouth Medical Center South for further   treatment.  Officer Moschella, Officer Talty, and Officer Geskey are commended for their immediate response and for using their training and experience to save a person’s life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Life Saving Award – Officer Joshua Pedalino and Officer Adam Worth

On December 14, 2018, in response to a 76 year-old male who was not breathing and had no pulse, Officer Pedalino and Officer Worth rendered critical basic  life  support,  in  a concerted effort, in  the  form  of  cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an automated external defibrillator.  Lifesaving efforts were continued until the victim regained a pulse and was transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment.  Officer Pedalino and Officer Worth are commended for their immediate response and for using their training, experience, and equipment to save a person’s life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Life Saving Award – Officer John Marsciano and Officer John Minor

On December 4, 2018, in response to a 93 year-old male who was not breathing and had no pulse, Officer Marsicano and Officer Minor rendered critical basic life support, in a  concerted  effort,  in  the  form  of  cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an automated external defibrillator.  Lifesaving efforts were continued until the victim regained a pulse and was transported to Monmouth Medical Center South for further   treatment.  Officer Marsicano and Officer Minor are commended for   their immediate response and for using their training, experience, and equipment to save a person’s life.

 

 

 

Life Saving Award – Officer Michael Foy

On February 8, 2019, in response to an elderly male unconscious and not breathing, Officer Foy rendered critical basic life support, in a concerted effort, in the form of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  Lifesaving efforts were continued until the victim regained a pulse and was then transported to Community Medical Center  for  further  treatment.  Officer Foy  is  commended  for his immediate response and for using his training  and  experience to save a person’s life.

 

 

 

 

 

Life Saving Award – Officer Jason Putkowski

On February 12, 2019, in response to a 52 year-old unresponsive female, Officer Putkowski rendered critical basic life support, in a concerted effort, in the form of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and  use of an  automated  external defibrillator.  Lifesaving efforts were continued until the victim regained a pulse and was transported Community  Medical  Center  for  further treatment.  Officer Putkowski is commended for his  immediate  response and for using his training, experience, and equipment to save a person’s life.

 

 

 

 

 

Class C Award – Detective Theodore Malony

On August 6, 2018, in response to a woman screaming for help, Detective Malony entered a residence by kicking open a front door and locating a male suspect striking a female  victim  in  the head  with  a wooden  table  leg.  Detective Malony displayed a high degree of initiative, courage, and ability by entering the residence and taking control of  an  extremely  dangerous  situation before back-up arrived.  Detective Malony is commended for taking immediate action to detain the suspect who was later charged with attempted homicide and to save the victim’s life.

 

 


 

 

Toms River PBA Local 137 – NJSPBA 2018 Local of the Year

From the start of its existence, the Toms River PBA Local 137 has stood for much more than its members. They have stood  for  the  community that they serve. The hard work the members have done for the citizens of Toms River was recognized by the New Jersey State PBA. Out of 354 PBA locals in the state, the Toms River PBA Local 137 was recognized as the best! This award was a direct result of the Toms River PBA’s continued efforts to give back to the residents of Toms River.

 


Thank you to the Township of Toms River for recognizing National Police Week and the efforts of the Toms River Police Department!  It is the great relationship between the Township and the Police Department that affords us all the oportunity to achieve higher standards!

 

 

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