retired as Chief of Police of the Borough of Lincoln Park Police Department, in March 2011, after serving nearly 26 years with the Department. Chief Andrascik served in every position in the Lincoln Park Police Department prior to his appointment as Chief of Police. In 2007 while serving as his agency’s accreditation manager, he helped his Agency attain State Accreditation through the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police Accreditation Program and CALEA National Recognition. Chief Andrascik is a member of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the Morris County Police Chiefs Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Chief Andrascik is also a member of the New Jersey Public Safety Accreditation Coalition where he served as North Region Vice President until 2010. In 2008 he was certified as a National Assessor for CALEA. He has conducted numerous mock assessments as well as on-site assessments for Law Enforcement agencies in the State of New Jersey and in other States.
In addition to pursuing National Accreditation, Chief Andrascik was involved in the construction of a new municipal complex. He was responsible for many areas including Access Control, all the Communications Systems and Computer networks. His agency was one of the first in Morris County to make a complete switch from analog UHF radio frequencies to Digital Communications. Chief Andrascik also led the Lincoln Park Police Department to be the first agency in Morris County to implement e-ticketing technology.
Chief Andrascik is the recipient of many awards while in Lincoln Park for his service; including a Senate Citation for his commitment to enforcing the Driving While Intoxicated laws. Some of those awards were for Meritorious Service, Lifesaving as well as Unit Citations.
Chief Andrascik received his Bachelor’s Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1984.
To contact Tom Andrascik, please call our office at (732) 279-6657.