GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Police Department has hired a new officer who was sworn in at the Green Brook Township Committee meeting on December 18. Police Chief G. Christopher Kurz also presented awards at the meeting to officers who performed exceptional acts beyond the regular call of duty during the past year.  

Mayor Patrick Boccio performed a swearing-in ceremony for the department’s newest member, Officer Anthony Domanoski, who joins the Green Brook Police Department after earning a degree in Criminal Justice from Ocean County College and graduating from the Monmouth County Police Academy. Prior to serving in Green Brook, Officer Domanoski served with the Allenhurst and Manalapan Police Departments as a Class II officer.  

The annual Green Brook Police Department Awards Ceremony was then led by Chief  Kurz who stated “This ceremony is to recognize officers who’ve performed exceptional acts beyond the regular call of duty during the past year. Though I'm proud to say our officers continually strive to provide a high level of service for our community, there are times when the unexpected occurs and the officers are challenged to perform acts that save lives or otherwise keep people safe.”

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The awards were then presented to:

 Sergeant Gregory Victor, Detective Gary Maurer, Officer Randy Stratton and Officer Kevin O’Connor each received a Life Saving Award for their actions on December 22, 2016 in saving the life of a male suffering from an opioid overdose, during which cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed and Naloxone Hydrochloride was administered.  

Officer Jonathan Camp received a Letter of Commendation for his actions on April 1, 2017 resulting in the arrest of a male suspect for possession and distribution of C.D.S.  

Officer Timothy Stringer and Officer Vincent Luberto each received a Life Saving Award for their actions on May 21, 2017 in saving the life of a female involved in a motor vehicle accident, during which cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed and Naloxone Hydrochloride was administered.  

Officer Kevin O’Connor and Officer Michael Kula each received an Honorable Service Award for their actions on July 15, 2017 resulting in the apprehension of a male suspect wanted for multiple automobile thefts in surrounding jurisdictions.  

Sergeant Daniel Lanzafama, Officer Christopher Auriano and Officer Randy Stratton each received a Life Saving Award for their actions on August 27, 2017 in saving the life of an unresponsive male, during which rescue breathing and Naloxone Hydrochloride were administered.  

Sergeant Gregory Victor and Officer Christopher Dill each received a Life Saving Award for their actions on September 2, 2017 in saving the life of an unresponsive male, during which rescue breathing and Naloxone Hydrochloride were administered.

 Officer Anthony Pepe, Officer Jonathan Camp and Officer Matthew Torbik each received a Life Saving Award for their actions on September 30, 2017 in saving the life of an unresponsive male, during which rescue breathing and Naloxone Hydrochloride were administered.  

Upon conclusion of the ceremony, Chief Kurz thanked the Township Committee and all in attendance for taking the time to be a part of recognizing the officers for their outstanding work performed during the year.