Specialized Services

Drug Abuse Resistance Education

D.A.R.E. is a police officer led series of classroom life lessons taught from Kindergarten through 12th grade.

D.A.R.E. is designed to equip school age children with the tools that will enable them to avoid negative influences and instead, allow them to focus on their strength and potential.

To inquire more about D.A.R.E.of Ocean County contact Officer William "Bill" Zyckowski at 732-929-2112.


Gang Resistance Education And Training is a gang and violence prevention program reaching out to children in the years immediately before the prime ages for introduction into gangs and delinquent behavior.

G.R.E.A.T. provides four regional training centers to educate sworn law enforcement officers on teaching the G.R.E.A.T. curriculum in elementary and middle schools across the country.

To inquire more about the G.R.E.A.T. program of Ocean County contact Officer William "Bill" Zyckowski at 732-929-2112.

Youth Leadership Safety Program

The Youth Leadership Safety Program is elementary through middle school curriculum consisting of fourteen lessons which focus on safety awareness and the development of social competence, communication skills, respect, responsibilities and decision-making skills. Lessons include topics such as Bullying, Internet Safety, Health & Nutrition, Safe Boating & Water Safety and Conflict Resolution. This course is recognized and sponsored in part by the New Jersey Association of School Resource Officers (NJASRO).

To inquire more contact Officer William "Bill" Zyckowski at 732-929-2112.