WEST ORANGE, NJ — Officer Chris Jacksic has officially retired from the West Orange Police Department (WOPD) after 25-plus years of service. He has also served on the West Orange PBA Executive Board since 1998 and has been Local 25 President since 2006.

Jacksic brought the “Take Me Home” program to the WOPD, which is a registration/tracking program that helps law enforcement locate and safely return home seniors, special-needs children and others who are at high risk of wandering off. He has also dedicated time to promoting Autism Awareness, creating a special WOPD patch/pin featuring multicolored puzzle pieces with proceeds benefiting National Autism Awareness Month.

The West Orange PBA thanked Jacksic for his service to the Township of West Orange and congratulated him on reaching his retirement.