Retired Lakewood Police Chief Michael Prisco died yesterday in his Township home.

Retired Police Chief Michael Prisco passes away.

Prisco was found by police doing a well-being check, according to The Lakewood Scoop. He was 87.

Prisco was a member of the LPD for over 30 years, serving as Chief during the late 1980's and early 90's until retiring.

Lakewood Police Captain Gregory Meyer worked under Prisco and says, “The entire police department mourns his passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.”