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About Us

The New Jersey Latino American Trooper Society – NJLATS is a 501c3 Nonprofit Community outreach Organization that was established in 2013. It is comprised of active, retired and civilian members of the New Jersey State Police. 

We are committed to building and maintaining relationships between law enforcement and Latino communities.

Our partnerships

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What we do

NJLATS conducts various bilingual community outreach programs which extend to various parts of the United States, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. NJLATS offers peer support, community based mentoring and counseling with the assistance of New Jersey State Police Chaplain, Carlos Cedeno, the first Latino Chaplain in New Jersey State Police History



Phil Soto


Domingo De Los Santos

Vice President

Nydia Cubero

Membership/Peer Coordinator

Oscar Ricalde

Administration/Resource Coordinator

Katie Feehan

Community Outreach Coordinator

Freddy Araujo

Media Director

Jeffrey Lebron - Melendez

Events Coordinator/Community Advocate

Julian Castellanos

Senior Advisor/Vote tie Breaker

Wascar Payano​

Community Liaisons/Scholarship Coordinator

Alina Spies​

Community Liaisons/Scholarship Coordinator ​

Marcus Arroyo​

Community Liaisons/Scholarship Coordinator ​

Julian Ramirez

IT Support

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our services

We Are Committed To Building And Maintaining Relationships Between Law Enforcement And Latino Communities.


We conduct community outreach programs to various parts of New Jersey.

Disaster Help

We help others in communities around the United States, and other countries every day.


Coming Soon

Spread Peace

We aspire to help. We serve all people, no matter what background.