222 South 5th Avenue
Ph: (732) 572-3800 ext. 4213
The position of Youth Officer within the Highland Park Police Department serves as a Police Liaison to the Highland Park School District who is direct contact with the School Administration and local children. The position was designed to address the numerous issues that face our children today. The Officer, Ptl. Joe Curbelo visits all of the Borough Schools to keep in contact with the students. This allows for an open, honest and direct conversation
between the Officer and students. Ptl. J. Curbelo serves as a positive role model for the children in the school district and provides a positive image of a Police Officer for the students. He is tasked with investigating all juvenile related incidents and crimes which take place in Highland Park. This includes but not limited to crimes against children, crimes involving children, and missing children. He also coordinates and assists many youth oriented programs such as Every 15 minutes, Drinking and Driving awareness, Law Enforcement against drugs “L.E.A.D’, Junior Police Academy, Juvenile Justice Committee and many other programs. The Borough of Highland Park is in the process of formulating an After School Program in which Ptl. J. Curbelo is an integral part.
For additional information, please visit Highland Park PD Official FB page
or Ptl. J. Curbelo Facebook