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Montclair Township Police Department
647 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

David P. Sabagh, Police Chief
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Mission Statement of the Montclair Police Department

It is the mission of the Montclair Police Department to provide professional police service to the community by adhering to the values of respect, accountability and integrity.

MPD Officers Issuing Tickets for Treats PDF Print E-mail

ticket for treat at Tiny ElephantMontclair Police officers are looking to hand out a lot of tickets this summer -- not as a penalty, but rather as a reward to kids they see wearing helmets while biking.

The ticket rewards program was initiated by local business owner Tracey Diamond, who approached the Montclair Police Department with the idea after reading about a similar program in another town.

“I reached out to a friend on the police force, who loved the idea and helped me to connect to the right department, leading me to Sergeant Williams of the Community Service Unit,” said Tracey. “A lot of my clients are in the food business, so I reached out to a few that would represent the different sections of town, causing no overlap in the project based on where tickets would be handed out.”

Police Department CSU Officers Provide Safety Info at Local Block Party PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Officers Jacqueline Allen and F. “Rikki” Cook of the Montclair Police Department Community Service Unit (CSU) attended a North Mountain Avenue block party last Sunday, where they provided valuable safety information to attendees. Local resident Selma Avdicevic hosted the party which was attended by many children ranging from 3 to 16 years of age, as well as adults.

Officers Allen and Cook covered topics such as bicycle safety, fraud protection, distracted driving, dealing with bullying, and how to make your home safe. The children also had an opportunity to see the inside of a patrol car and interacted one-on-one with the officers, thereby furthering positive police-youth relations.

Officers Cook and Allen with kids at North Mountain Ave block party

Montclair Police Department 2014 Annual Report PDF Print E-mail

Monday,June 8, 2014

Download 2014 Police Department Annual ReportPolice Chief David Sabagh

It is my privilege to present the Montclair Police Department’s 2014 Annual Report.Within this report, you will find statistical information relating to crime and traffic incidents that have occurred within Montclair as well as sections illustrating a few of our more significant investigations over the past twelve months. We have included a section in this year’s report introducing our civilian support staff.

Five Police Probationary Officers Sworn In PDF Print E-mail

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Officers Corey Graves, Steven Mateo, Shawn McMackin, Brian Klukowicz and David Osborne, Jr. were sworn in on Monday as Montclair Police Department probationary officers by Municipal Clerk Linda Wanat in township Council Chambers.

MPD probationary officers sworn in, Chief and Deputy Chief of Police
L-R:  Steven Mateo, Corey Graves, David Osborne, Chief David Sabagh,
Deputy Chief Todd Conforti, Shawn McMackin, Brian Klukowicz

MPD Seeks Suspect in Multiple Robberies PDF Print E-mail

The Montclair Police Department is seeking a suspect in connection with several robberies in Montclair. See composite below. He is also a suspect in robberies in surrounding jurisdictions.

February 24, at 9:00 a.m. (All Pro Cleaners, 121 Grove Street): Suspect entered the business and demanded that the female employee hand over cash from the register. The suspect is described as a white male, 21-25yoa, 5’10” in height, slim build, green eyes. He was wearing a green jacket and a black wool hat. No weapon mentioned or shown. When the suspect observed that there was a second employee in the store, he fled north on Grove Street. There were no proceeds.

February 26 at 3:46 p.m. (Mountainside Hospital Parking Deck, 31 Sherwood Street): A Bloomfield man was the victim of an armed robbery on the fourth level of the parking structure. As the victim was walking to his vehicle he was approached by a male suspect who stated, “I don’t want to hurt you, I just need cash”. The victim handed the suspect approximately $70 in cash. This suspect then fled on foot in an unknown direction. The suspect is described as a white male, 25-35yoa, 5’9”-5’11” in height. He was wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt with a dark gray scarf covering his face. No weapon was shown. No injuries reported.

February 28 at 5:31 a.m., the Shell Gas Station at 115 Bloomfield Avenue was robbed at gunpoint. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’7’ in height, 150lbs, thin build, wearing a green army jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt, and a dark scarf covering his face. This suspect brandished a black handgun and demanded money from the register. When the employee hesitated in opening the register, this suspect put the weapon away and walked out of the store. There were no proceeds in this incident.

Montlcair robberies suspect

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