Sgt. Scott Kivet began his career as a police officer in 2003 on Long Beach Island and then transitioned to his full-time career at a Mercer County municipality where he became proficient in narcotics and DWI enforcement. Kivet was given the opportunity to be a part of the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force, which was followed by starting a proactive criminal interdiction unit, and has seized some of the largest self-initiated drug seizures in Mercer County, NJ. Additionally, he has been instructing officers at all levels in their careers for over ten years on conducting proactive motor vehicle stops involving illegal narcotics.
Kivet, a certified Drug Recognition Expert, has generated over one thousand self-initiated arrests, with over 750 arrests involving the enforcement of narcotics and DWI, and received several distinguished awards, including, but not limited to multiple lifesaving awards, two Top Gun awards for DWI, and meritorious awards given by the Mayor, Chief of Police and County Prosecutor’s Office for his work with narcotic enforcement.