The officers, 911 telecommmunicators and civilian personnel of the
Bergenfield Police Department remember Captain Lawrence Dorsey who passed away
on April 25, 2014. He served the Borough of Bergenfield as a police officer
from June 1960 until June 1985. His years of service provided a safer, educated
community for the residents and families of the borough. Captain Dorsey, before
his retirement, was commander of the Detective Bureau after his promotion to that
rank. During his tenure as a detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain, he
was instrumental in establishing a relationship with the Bergenfield Board of
Education as a police liaison, and provided important information and facts
about drug abuse and the effects of using drugs, to all students of the district. Captain
Dorsey's efforts as the liaison is considered Bergenfield Police Department's
first D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. The program continues
today with our officers. The members of the BPD extend our sincere condolences to his family.
Captain Dorsey, thank you for your service. It will not be forgotten.