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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 Promotes 9 to Higher Ranks PDF Print E-mail

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Nine Montclair Police officers were promoted to higher ranks yesterday during a swearing in ceremony conducted by Municipal Clerk Linda Wanat in township Council Chambers:

Acting Captain Tracy Frazzano and Lieutenants Stephen J. Graybush and and Emil Dul were promoted to the rank of captain.

Acting Lieutenant Thomas D. Flynn and Seargeants Stephanie I. Egnezzo and William M. Kagan were promoted to the rank of lieutenant.

Acting Sergeant Christopher Locklear, Offier Dean M. Berardi and Detective Terence S. Turner were promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Watch the swearing-in ceremony on TV34.

Nine Montclair Police officers promoted to higher ranks

Bottom L-R: Sgt. Dean Berardi, Capt. Tracy Frazzano, Capt. Emil Dul, Capt. Stephen Graybush, Sgt. Terence Turner
Top L-R: Lt. Stephanie Egnezzo, Lt. William Kagan, Lt. Thomas Flynn, Sgt. Christopher Locklear

MPD CSU Officers Pay a Visit to Precious Jewels Preschool PDF Print E-mail

Officer Anjannette Johnson, and Sergeant Tyrone Williams of the Montclair Police Department Community Service Unit (CSU) visited Precious Jewels preschool on January 19. They engaged the children in conversations about safety, stranger danger, and respect (obeying their parents and teachers). They also talked with the preschoolers about emergencies and using 911. The children were able to interact one-on-one with the officers, fostering positive police/youth relations.

Officer Johnson talking with preschoolers

Officer Johnson with Precious Jewels preschoolers

Three MPD Probationary Officers Sworn In Last Week PDF Print E-mail

Officers Matthew J. Dobrowolski, Christian S. Dorsey and Tahron E. Green were sworn in last week as Montclair Police Department probationary officers by Municipal Deputy Clerk Juliet Lee in township Council Chambers.

Officers Dobrowolski, Dorsey and Green with Police Chief Sabagh

L-R: Officers Dobrowolski and Dorsey, Chief Sabagh, Officer Green

Montclair Police Department: Robbery at Cafe Clair PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

On 01-12-2016 at 2003 hours, Officers were dispatched to 'Cafe Clair' (121 Watchung Ave.) on a report of a robbery which had just occurred. The suspect entered the store, brandishing a hatchet and demanded money from the register. He then told the store employee to lay flat on the floor. The suspect then fled the scene on foot. The female employee was alone in the store at the time of the incident. The suspect was described as wearing a black coat with a black hood over his head, dark green/grey pants, white gloves, black boots, and a black face mask. He was also described as being medium to heavy build and approximately 5’8” in height. There were no injuries as a result of this incident. It is unknown on the total amount of proceeds at this time.

Montclair Police Chief Recognized for Outstanding Service PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Police Chief David Sabagh holds his awardThe Essex County Chiefs of Police Association presented the Municipal Law Enforcement Executive of the Year Award to Montclair Police Chief David Sabagh at the association’s annual dinner held December 3 at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville.

Chief Sabagh was recognized for his leadership, commitment, organizational skills, integrity and many achievements as a member of the Montclair Police Department.

Below is Chief Sabagh’s award ceremony write-up:

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