Jefferson Twp. Police
November 1, 2019
November 1, 2019
Sgt. Joseph Kratzel
New Jersey Traffic
Safety Specialist (TSS) Announcement
Kean University 2019 Traffic
Safety Specialist Program Graduates
Officer Charles Paskas, of the Jefferson Township Police Department, will
receive the Traffic Safety Specialist, Level 1, Leadership award at the New
Jersey Police Traffic Officers Association State Meeting being held in
Bordentown NJ on Wednesday, December 4th.
The Traffic Safety Specialist (TSS) program was regionally established in
Maryland to recognize police officers who have notable experience, education,
training, and proficiency in Highway Safety Enforcement methods and procedures.
Eligibility involves officers submitting documentation on employment,
completion of appropriate certifications, and permission of the department.
Level 1 requirements include three years of independent patrol experience,
speed detection device certification, standard field sobriety certification,
and 30 points of earned electives. One elective point is awarded for each year
of military service. In addition, points are provided for documented college
This voluntary program was piloted in 2016 through the Ocean County Police
Traffic Officers Association. Certification serves as verification for
courtroom testimony. Also, a total of 18 undergraduate or 6 graduate credits
are awarded by Fairleigh Dickinson University. Over 200 awards have been
granted in New Jersey. Officers are also qualifying for the Level 2
designation that involves conducting a technical study and improving traffic
safety conditions in the sponsoring community.
information, contact C. Knezek of the Kean University Traffic Safety Program firstname.lastname@example.org or Sgt. Joseph Kratzel email@example.com
Citizens who have information
relating to crimes, criminal activity or wanted persons (fugitives) can
call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Morris County Crime Stoppers
offer the citizens of Morris County direct and easy access to their law
enforcement community. Reward and anonymity are the incentive. Making
Morris County a safer place to live is the benefit!
All individuals charged with a crime are presumed innocent until found guilty
in a court of law.