WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark and members of Woodland Park Police Department were invited to the 7th birthday party for Malia Valdez, a borough resident, on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Malia wants to be a police officer when she grows up. Her birthday party theme from the movie "Zootopia" which has a main character called Judy Hopps, who is a police officer. At the party, Kazmark swore in Valdez as a junior police officer. She also got to talk with and ask questions of some of the officers - which included Eileen Tiernan, Erik Luker, Michael Brady and Omaira Carino.