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Cinnaminson Police's Czarzasty Goes 'Above and Beyond'

Township officer wins award for community policing efforts.

A Cinnaminson police officer was honored last month by an organization for security professionals for his community policing initiatives.

Officer Michael Czarzasty, an 11-year-veteran with the , accepted the award for going “above and beyond.”

“It’s nice to be recognized by a different organization other than our own,” Czarzasty said.

The award came from ASIS International’s South Jersey chapter at its annual Law Enforcement Recognition Banquet on March 28.

Czarzasty is in charge of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program at and coordinates all the DARE events. He’s also in charge of the Adopt-A-Cop Program and the first-grade reading event.

Czarzasty also designed the that won Best in Show honors at the New Jersey DARE Conference last month.

“Officer Czarzasty has dedicated countless hours of his own time to the schools and youth of Cinnaminson,” said Michael P. King, director of public safety for Cinnaminson. “Mike is a true professional who volunteers his time and displays his enthusiasm and dedication.”

Czarzasty also was instrumental in the by Cinnaminson Police.

On May 24, Czarzasty will once again head up the in the township that participated in the program. He said even more features would be offered this year. 

“It makes me feel good [to win this award],” Czarzasty said. “It makes me motivated to do more.”

Nancy Lynch April 06, 2012 at 11:37 AM
Congrats Mike!
Jill Rieger April 06, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Yay Mike! So proud of you!!
Michael April 06, 2012 at 12:32 PM
Congrats Mike !!! My daughter goes to St Charles and always talks about your visits to her school, Thanks so much for all your hard work and dedication !!!!
Linda DiMassimo April 06, 2012 at 12:35 PM
We Love Mike! The work he does with the schools, the program he did at Wood Park, and most of all the fine work he and all our police officers do every day to protect and serve Cinnaminson! Thank you from the DiMassimo's
Bill O'Connor April 06, 2012 at 01:12 PM
Well deserved recognition for Officer Czarzasty and his efforts.
Rick Jones April 06, 2012 at 02:13 PM
Congratulations Mike you well deserve the award.Your Friends at Auto Sun Roof.
Chip April 06, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Thank you to Officer Mike for bringing a positive light to our kids and our community. We are fortunate to have great people like Mike working in our town. Please support our cops!
Ken Miller April 06, 2012 at 03:39 PM
Congrats Mike!!! this is well deserved recognition for a good guy!!!
Cinnaminson Citizen1 April 06, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Congrats officer.... Thank you!
FbS April 06, 2012 at 04:58 PM
excellent Job Mike!! Love the car too. I show my car at local shows and have seen your cars around for years.. Hope to see you at cruises./shows this summer!!

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