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Montclair Township

Juvenile Aid Bureau

Contact Information:

Township of Montclair Police Department
647 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Phone: 973-744-1234

Investigative Division Commander: Deputy Chief Todd M. Conforti

Juvenile Aid Bureau Commander: Lt. Robert G. Rowan
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The Montclair Police Department Juvenile Aid Bureau is responsible for investigating all crimes committed by Juveniles under the age of 18 that occur within the township of Montclair. These crimes include but are not limited to homicide, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, thefts, fraud, stolen bicycles and others. The Juvenile Aid Bureau is staffed with men and women who are specially trained to conduct criminal investigations as well as the interaction and mediation with the problems that youths may have. Detectives continually receive training to assist in their investigative duties and enhance their skills. The Bureau falls under the command of the Lieutenant and is made up of four Detectives and one Sergeant.


           The protection and rehabilitation of juveniles

           The identification of those youths at risk, and to            provide an arena in which positive interaction can            take place between youths, parents, school and            takethe police.

           To preserve public peace, detect and arrest            offenders while allowing rehabilitation and            mediation for low risk offenders through            the Juvenile Conference Committee (JCC).

           Maintaining a constant meaningful and positive            communication with the youth in order to            develop cooperative relationships and            facilitate leadership skills.


           To decrease juvenile crime through education,            enforcement, and identifying those            individuals who would benefit from counseling            and referrals.

           To interact with parents so that they may take            an active role in both mediation and            communication.

           To continue to build on the positive relationships            that have developed between the police and the            schools.

           To reduce the recidivism rate of violent youthful            offenders by taking a pro-active role in the            investigation and prosecution of cases involving            those who have continued to plague the            community.