Borough Hall: 908-245-6222
Roselle Park Police Department – Roselle Park Municipal Complex
110 East Westfield Avenue, Roselle Park, New Jersey 07204
Record Room: 908-245-1100
The L.E.A.D. program begins with 5th grade students. It is a 10-week program in collaboration with law enforcement, school, parents, community and governmental agencies, provide leadership, guidance, direction and program materials to L.E.A.D. officers, parents and educators needed to deliver a comprehensive drug and violence prevention curriculum.
It teaches children to recognize and resist the direct and subtle pressures that influence them to experiment with alcohol, marijuana, tobacco and other drugs. Since a large percentage of crime is drug related, it is vital that we reach the children before it is too late. The L.E.A.D. program does not just tell kids to say “NO”, it teaches them how to say “NO” by:
A L.E.A.D. dance is held once per year for all fifth grade students in the Borough. Upon completion a graduation ceremony is held, which is attended by the parents, Town Officials and members of the Roselle Park Police Department, including the Chief of Police.