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Press Information Office
The Press Information Office was created in June 1998 to foster an excellent working relationship between the East Brunswick Police Department and the media. The Press Information Office gathers and disseminates timely and accurate information regarding law enforcement efforts to the public through various print and broadcast media in the Township of East Brunswick.
Through the media, the Press Information Office is able to deliver information to the public. This information might include serious motor vehicle accidents, missing persons, or requests for help from potential witnesses to crimes or accidents. Information is distributed to citizens through news releases, press conferences, special events, and social media platforms.
The Press Information Office is committed to ensuring that the public is aware of our activities, our services, and our presence. The daily and consistent practice of openness, transparency, and cooperation with the media has resulted in a positive relationship, which in turn has generated confidence and trust from the public toward the entire East Brunswick Police Department.
Lieutenant Jason Fama currently serves as the Department's Press Information Officer. Please visit our Press Releases webpage for the latest news from the East Brunswick Police Department.
Press Information Officer: Lieutenant Jason Fama
Lieutenant Jason Fama graduated from the John H. Stamler Police Academy in December 2010, where he received the “High Academic Achievement” award and the “Anthony Lordi Jr. Memorial Award” for outstanding scholarship and leadership in the study of constitutional law.
In August 2011, Lieutenant Fama was hired by the East Brunswick Police Department and began serving as a Patrolman in the Patrol Division. From January 2016 to January 2017, Lieutenant Fama was transferred to the Investigative Division, where he was loaned to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Gangs, Guns and Drugs Task Force. In July 2017, Lieutenant Fama was transferred to the Community Policing Unit, where he was responsible for overseeing numerous community programs, internships, assisting with recruitment and background investigations, as well as special projects for the department. After being promoted to Sergeant in April of 2019, Lieutenant Fama served as a squad supervisor in the Patrol Section and as the Assistant Administrative Division Commander in the Administrative Division.
Lieutenant Fama holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental and Business Economics from Rutgers University and a Master of Arts degree in Human Resources, Training and Development from Seton Hall University. He is also a graduate of the New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police “West Point Command and Leadership Academy” training program.
Lieutenant Fama has served as the agency’s Accreditation Manager, Recruitment Officer, Training Coordinator, Firearms Instructor, and certified Police Training Commission instructor for the Union County Police Academy and Middlesex County Police Training Center. During his career, Lieutenant Fama received several commendations, including one Letter of Commendation, one Unit Citation, three Commendable Performance Reviews, a Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contributions in the field of drug law enforcement and has been recognized by the East Brunswick Elks for his commitment to the community.