Patrolman Vogel to Retire After Nearly 30 Years of Service

pete vogel Lakewood Patrolman Officer Peter Vogel will be retiring from the Lakewood Police Department after 28 1/2 years of service to the Town, Officer Vogel tells TLS.

“I’ll miss the job – It’s the best gig ever!” says Vogel – affectionately known by the community as ‘Peety’.

And the community who he bonded with for so many years feels the same way.

pv“He’s a respected officer, because he not only did his job well, but did it while showing respect to everyone,” says a community member.

Officer Vogel, whose smile leaves an indelible impression on all he comes in contact with, served as ‘foot patrol in the Downtown area for about 18 years, before switching to other duties.

Vogel, 49, will retire in July. [TLS]

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19 COMMENTS

  1. All I know about him is that whenever I saw him he was always smiling. That to me made me like him. I wish him the very best but more importantly to never stop smiling.

  2. You spent your adult life committed to helping the public and we so appreciate all your efforts. May you continue to spend your days in worthwhile things. I hope Lauren is doing fine – we all joined in wishing her well during her hospital stay. Good Luck!

  3. Congratulations Office Vogel! One of the best on the force. I knew him from the days when I worked nights at Pine Cone Liquors. I always felt safe when Petey was on patrol.

  4. Moish Youre the Best!!!!!!!!!!

    Never was 7 never will be a cop like you!!

    Good Luck on your new endevours!!!!

    We will missyou out there!!!!

  5. Pete, day in and day out, you always have a smile on your face. You step up to the plate and always go the extra mile. I only wish I had had the chance to work with you longer. You will truly be missed by all of you brothers and sisters.

  6. Petey rox !! He accompanied 2 inspectors to an inspection at a house i manage. He is enormously funny. He will be a great loss for our township. He has good ideas for the inspection dept, btw. Maybe he’ll come back as a code officer. Go Petey !!

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