Detective Lieutenant Rich Frascella (Ret.) from the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office with over twenty-five years of law enforcement investigative experience. Mercer County is a diverse area with a large population within the State of New Jersey. Mercer County’s western boundary is situated on the Delaware River bordering Pennsylvania. New Jersey’s State Capital located in Trenton, New Jersey is located within Mercer County as is Princeton University.
During Rich’s distinguished law enforcement career in Mercer County, he commanded the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force / Special Investigations Unit which investigated mid to upper-level narcotics distribution organizations operating in and around Mercer County. In addition, Rich commanded Mercer County’s Homicide Task Force overseeing all homicide and suspicious death investigations in the County. Rich was Coordinator of the Mercer County Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T.), and was also a Task Force Officer assigned to the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Newark Field Division.