Office of the Chief

Chief Robert C. Lucid  (Badge # C1)

  • Currently holds the rank of Director of Public Safety
  • Date of Hire: July 2011
  • Education / Military Experience / LE Training: M.A. in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.A. Saint Peter’s College, Certificate in Public Management from Fairleigh Dickinson Public Administration Institute, New Jersey State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York City Police Department, U.S. Department of the Army, Overlook Hospital, Rutgers University, University of North Florida, Northwestern University and Pennsylvania State University. Summit Police Department 1985 – 2011 (Promoted to Lieutenant 1992, Deputy Chief 1993 – 2004, Chief of Police 2005 – 2011).
  • Function: Administration
  • Office: 973-408-3378
  • Fax: 973-408-3771
  • rlucid@drew.edu

Fabio G. La Manna  (Badge # 303)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Operations Lieutenant
  • Date of Hire: July 1999  
  • Police Academy:  Graduated Bergen County Police Academy, December 2000
  • Promoted to Corporal 2005
  • Promoted to Sergeant First Class 2008
  • Promoted to Lieutenant 2010
  • Promoted to Operations Lieutenant 2013
  • Education / Military Experience / LE Training: Certified O.C. Instructor, Gang Investigations, Advanced Criminal Investigations, Narcotics Investigations, Hazmat Response Training, Terrorism Disaster Rapid Response Training, Psychological Emergency Response Training, Cultural Diversity Sensitivity Training, Police Bicycle Patrol, Police ATV Patrol, Verbal Judo, Certified SCBA, Emergency Medical Technician
  • Memberships: NJ State Law Enforcement Officers Association, Italian American Police Society of NJ, National Police Defense Foundation, NJ Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association, College and University Public Safety Association
  • Awards: Certificate of Appreciation, Drew University 2000, Good Conduct Award, Drew University 2004, Exceptional Duty Award, Drew University 2005, Meritorious Award, Drew University 2007, Life Saving Award, Drew University 2008, Certificate of Appreciation, Drew University 2008, Life Saving Award, New Jersey College and University Public Safety Association, 2014
  • Function: Administration, Operations Commander, Patrol/Communications Commander, Fire Safety Compliance Officer, Clery Act Compliance Officer, NJPC Campus Safety & Security Compliance Officer, Bicycle Patrol, ATV Patrol, Traffic and Parking Enforcement, Emergency Medical Response, Basic 9-1-1 Dispatch & EMD
  • Office: 973-408-3387
  • Fax: 973-408-3380
  • flamanna@drew.edu

Maria Trindade

  • Currently holds the rank of Administrative Assistant
  • Date of Hire: August 2005
  • Function: Administrative
  • Office: 973-408-3898
  • Fax: 973-408-3771
  • mtrindade@drew.edu

Superior Officers

Carol P. Simmons (Badge # 304)

  • Currently holds the rank of Detective/Sergeant
  • Date of Hire: July 1997
  • Police Academy: Graduated Bergen County Police Academy January 1998
  • Promoted to Investigative Sergeant 2004
  • Education / Military Experience / LE Training: United States Air Force, Verbal Judo, Advanced Criminal Investigations, Certified Emergency Medical Technician
  • Awards: Certificate of Appreciation Drew University 2000
  • Function: Patrol Supervisor, Investigator, Fire Safety Inspection Officer, Traffic and Parking Enforcement, Emergency Medical Response, Basic 9-1-1 Dispatch & EMD
  • csimmons@drew.edu

Jordan Mitchell, Jr. (Badge # 305)

  • Currently holds the rank of Detective/Sergeant
  • Date of Hire: January 2001
  • Police Academy:  Graduated Sea Girt State Corrections Academy January 1999
  • Promoted to Corporal 2005
  • Promoted to Sergeant 2008
  • Education / Military Experience / LE Training:  Certified R.A.D. Instructor, Verbal Judo, First Responder Instructor
  • Awards: Certificate of Appreciation Drew University 2008
  • Function: Patrol Supervisor, Investigator, First Aid & CPR Instructor, Police Bicycle Patrol, Traffic and Parking Enforcement, Emergency Medical Response, Basic 9-1-1 Dispatch & EMD
  • jmitche@drew.edu

Jesse C. Traynor (Badge # 306)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Patrol Sergeant
  • Date of Hire: October 2004
  • Police Academy:  Graduated Bergen County Police Academy December 2005, Essex County Police Academy HLEO-1 November 2014, Division of Criminal Justice Academy, Sea Girt HLEO-2, July 2015
  • Promoted to Corporal, July 2008
  • Promoted to Sergeant, September 2011
  • Education / Military Experience / LE Training: B.A. in Political Science from The College of New Jersey, Humane Law Enforcement Officer Phase I & Phase 2 / Essex County College Police Academy, Campus Safety Supervisor’s Academy, Sex Crimes Investigation, HOFNOD Instructor, Certified R.A.D. Instructor, Certified C.E.R.T. Instructor, Verbal Judo, Cultural Diversity Sensitivity Training, Police Bicycle Patrol, Police ATV Patrol, Emergency Management, Certified Emergency Medical Technician
  • Memberships: NJ State PBA Local 394, Officer at Passaic County SPCA Humane Police, President NJ State Law Enforcement Officers Association Local 66, NJ Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association, NJ Gang Investigators Association, Park Law Enforcement Association, Sons of Union Veterans, Sons of the American Revolution
  • Awards: Good Conduct Award Drew University 2006, Meritorious Service Drew University 2007, Certificate of Appreciation Drew University 2008
  • Function: Patrol Supervisor, Certified Police Field Training Officer, Fire Safety Inspection Supervisor, Police Grant Writer, C.E.R.T. Instructor, R.A.D. Instructor, Bicycle Patrol, ATV Patrol, Traffic and Parking Enforcement, Emergency Medical Response, Basic 9-1-1 Dispatch & EMD
  • jtraynor@drew.edu

Daniel B. O’Keefe (Badge # 319)

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrol Sergeant
  • Date of Hire: September 2012
  • Police Academy: Graduated from John H. Stamler Police Academy, 2013
  • Promoted to Sergeant: September 2015
  • Education / Military Experience / LE Training: B.A. in Criminal Justice from Seton Hall University
  • Function: Patrol Supervisor, Certified Police Field Training Officer, Fire Safety Inspection Supervisor, Traffic Citation Appeals Officer, Traffic and Parking Enforcement, Emergency Medical Response, Basic 9-1-1 Dispatch & EMD
  • dokeefe@drew.edu

Patrol Officers

Edward L. O’Donnell (Badge # 320)

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrol Officer
  • Date of Hire: December 2010
  • Promoted to Officer June, 2013
  • Police Academy: Graduated from Bergen County Police Academy, December 2013
  • Function: Patrol
  • todonnell@drew.edu

Arthur Herring (Badge # 327)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Patrol Officer
  • Date of Hire: November 2014
  • Promoted to Officer: July 2015
  • Police Academy: Graduated from John H. Stamler Police Academy, May 2016
  • Function: Patrol
  • aherring@drew.edu

Danny Jimenez (Badge # 328)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Patrol Officer
  • Date of Hire: September 2015
  • Police Academy: Graduated from John H. Stamler Police Academy, May 2015
  • Function: Patrol
  • jjimenez@drew.edu

John Dougherty (Badge # 329)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Patrol Officer
  • Date of Hire: November 2014
  • Promoted to Officer: September 2015
  • Function: Patrol
  • jdougherty@drew.edu

Cody Kolb (Badge # 331)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Probationary Patrol Officer
  • Date of Hire: January 2016
  • Police Academy: Graduated from Gloucester County Police Academy, March 2013
  • Function: Patrol
  • ckolb@drew.edu

John McCrudden (Badge # 332)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Probationary Patrol Officer
  • Date of Hire: March 2016
  • Police Academy:  Graduated from Bergen County Police Academy, December 2015
  • Function: Patrol
  • jmccrudden@drew.edu

Cassandra Louis (Badge # 333)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Probationary Patrol Officer
  • Date of Hire: January 2016
  • Promoted to Officer: April 2016
  • Function: Patrol
  • clouis@drew.edu

Communications Officers

Daniel Fucito (Badge # 364)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Communications Officer
  • Date of Hire:February 2014
  • Function: Dispatching Patrol Officers to emergency and non-emergency operations, 9-1-1 operations, monitoring alarm systems and video surveillance, maintaining patrol response records.
  • dfucito@drew.edu

David Diercksen (Badge # 374)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Communications Officer
  • Date of Hire: March 2016
  • Function: Dispatching Patrol Officers to emergency and non-emergency operations, 9-1-1 operations, monitoring alarm systems and video surveillance, maintaining patrol response records.
  • ddierksen@drew.edu

Matthew Esposito (Badge # 370)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Probationary Communications Officer
  • Date of Hire: May 2016
  • Function: Dispatching Patrol Officers to emergency and non-emergency operations, 9-1-1 operations, monitoring alarm systems and video surveillance, maintaining patrol response records.
  • mesposito1@drew.edu

Jennifer Hopler (Badge # 375)

  • Currently holds the rank of  Probationary Communications Officer
  • Date of Hire: June 2016
  • Function: Dispatching Patrol Officers to emergency and non-emergency operations, 9-1-1 operations, monitoring alarm systems and video surveillance, maintaining patrol response records.
  • jhopler@drew.edu

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