The Florence Township Police Department offers the L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) program to 5th grade students at both public and private schools in the Township.

The L.E.A.D. program consists of ten lessons to help students resist pressures which may influence them to experiment with alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants, and other drugs. Students will be introduced to the new evidence based, proven effective drug prevention program called Too Good for DRUGS.  This program meets all common core curriculum standards along with New Jersey’s drug prevention laws.  The program will teach students the importance of Goal Setting, Decision Making, Identifying and Managing Emotions, Effective Communication, Bonding and Relationships. The program will also teach students how to manage mistakes and help them identify what peer pressure is and how to use peer-pressure refusal strategies.

Sergeant Jason Shafer, Ofc. Darrell Fisher, Ofc. Brian Panaro, Ofc. Salvatore Spart, Ofc. Anthony Johnson,Corporal Chris Powell and Ofc. Michelle Koroseta are assigned to the Florence Township Police L.E.A.D program. For more information about the Florence Township Police Department L.E.A.D program you may contact Sergeant Jason Shafer by calling 609-499-3131.

More information on the program can be found on the L.E.A.D website www.leadrugs.org.

The Florence Township Police Department offers the L.E.A.D (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) program to 5th grade students at both public and private schools in the Township.

The L.E.A.D. program consists of ten lessons to help students resist pressures which may influence them to experiment with alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants, and other drugs. Students will be introduced to the new evidence based, proven effective drug prevention program called Too Good for DRUGS.  This program meets all common core curriculum standards along with New Jersey’s drug prevention laws.  The program will teach students the importance of Goal Setting, Decision Making, Identifying and Managing Emotions, Effective Communication, Bonding and Relationships. The program will also teach students how to manage mistakes and help them identify what peer pressure is and how to use peer-pressure refusal strategies.

Sergeant Jason Shafer, Ofc. Darrell Fisher, Ofc. Brian Panaro, Ofc. Salvatore Spart, Ofc. Anthony Johnson,Corporal Chris Powell and Ofc. Michelle Koroseta are assigned to the Florence Township Police L.E.A.D program. For more information about the Florence Township Police Department L.E.A.D program you may contact Sergeant Jason Shafer by calling 609-499-3131.

More information on the program can be found on the L.E.A.D website www.leadrugs.org.