On Sunday 19, 2020, NPDF Executive Director Joseph Occhipinti and Treasurer Joseph Walker presented “Special Achievement Awards” to the following officials from Ocean County, New Jersey. The award presentation took place at the “Saint Mary’s of the Pines Church” located in Manahawkin, New Jersey.
Sheriff Michael Mastronardy
Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer
Chief of Detectives Vincent Petreca
Little Egg Harbor Police Chief Richard Buzby, Jr.
Monsignor Kenard J. Tuzeneu
Special thanks to Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Police Chaplain Captain James Occhipinti for helping to organize the Blue Mass with Monsignor Tuzeneu. A “Blue Mass” helps to recognize and support the efforts of police and first responders within a community.