In Memoriam

Detective Tina Emilia Rambo


End of Watch : Monday, August 01, 2011

A graduate of Toms River High School North, Detective Tina Rambo earned a bachelor’s degree from Rowan University and a Master of Arts degree from Seton Hall University. She began her law enforcement career in Point Pleasant Beach as a Special Officer, and then as an Agent with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office in 2000. She was officially sworn in as a Detective on July 30, 2001. During her 10 years with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Detective Rambo was assigned to many different units, including the Special Victims Unit and Domestic Violence Unit. She was known for her compassion and ability to make victims feel safe during their most vulnerable moments in life.

On the morning of August 01, 2011, Detective Rambo was involved in a head-on collision in her county police vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Detective Rambo left behind her husband and their two sons as well as many family members, friends, and colleagues in law enforcement. In 2014, the  building utilized by Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims was re-named Tina’s House in Detective Rambo’s honor and memory.

Detective John Scott Stevens


End of Watch : Wednesday, January 21, 2015

After graduating from Seton Hall University in 1992, Detective John Scott Stevens began his law enforcement career with the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice.


A graduate of the police academy in 1998, Detective Stevens started at the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office the following year. While with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, he spent time in the Economic Crimes Unit and the Special Operations Group (now the Ocean County Narcotics Strike Force).


Outside of work, Detective Stevens was actively involved in the Lacey Little League, Lacey Pop Warner, and Lacey Youth Wrestling.


On the morning of January 08, 2015, Detective Stevens was working an undercover job with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Special Operations Group. As he was driving his undercover police vehicle, he lost control and ran off the road striking a tree. Detective Stevens succumbed to his injuries on January 21, 2015 leaving behind his wife and son as well as many family, friends, and colleagues.

Agent Gerard Eick

End of Watch Tuesday, September 27, 2021

Agent Gerard Eick began his law enforcement career in 1988 with the New York City Police Department. During his illustrious career with the NYPD, Agent Eick was awarded 2 Commendations, 9 Meritorious Police Duty Awards, 45 Excellent Police Duty Awards; Police Officer of the Month for the Borough of Staten Island 3 times and Detective of the Month in October of 2005.  Agent Eick achieved perfect attendance in 13 of his 20 years with the NYPD and didn’t miss a day of work from 1995 through 2006.  Gerry was “on the pile” at Ground Zero after 9/11/2001 and was inducted into the NYPD Honor Legion that same year.

Gerry came to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office in 2011, after a distinguished 20 year career with the NYPD. Hired as an Agent, Gerry was assigned to the Juvenile Unit and stayed there during his 10 year tenure in the office. Gerry was a cop’s cop and generally beloved within the halls of the office. Gerry was known for his loyalty as a friend and his love and support for all law enforcement officers.

Gerry was also known to be a devoted husband and father.  He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 34 years, Michele, and their three daughters, Lauren, Nicole, and Michele.

In September of 2021, while visiting his daughter Lauren’s family in Connecticut, Gerry was stricken with COVID-19. After a long and courageous battle against the virus, Agent Eick’s end of watch came on September 27th, 2021. We all miss you Gerry, thank you for your dedicated service and may you rest in peace. We know that heaven is much safer with you there.