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.