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Montclair Township

Recruiting

Interested in becoming a true community leader? Want to be a Police Offier or Dispatcher? Below are job descriptions that show what it takes to join the Montclair's Finest. For more information please contact our recruiting officer, Det. Tyrone Williams, Jr. at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 973-509-4729.

Police Officer

The Montclair Police Department looks for qualified men and women who have a strong desire to be a Police Officer. We look for highly ambitious and motivated individuals that have a passion for public service.

Criteria for becoming a Montclair Police Officer:

  • • Current NJPTC Certified Police Officer or,
  • • Alternate Route Graduate Alternate Route)
  • at least an Associates degree or two years Military experience

If you meet the above listed criteria send a completed application form (download form) and your resume to:

Sgt. Tyrone Williams, Jr.
Montclair Police Department
647 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
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Dispatcher

Montclair is hires responsible and motivated 911 and EMD trained individuals for positions in our Dispatch Center. 

General Statement of Duties: Staffs the E911 Dispatch Center and/or the Police Desk located at 647 Bloomfield Avenue and handles dispatching duties for Police, Fire and EMS. In addition, may be responsible for monitoring the cellblock and performing any other duties as directed by the supervisor in charge, including the monitoring of CCTV cameras.

Supervision Received: Works under the direction of the patrol supervisor in charge of the E911 Dispatch Center and Police Desk area of Police Headquarters.

Examples of Duties:  

• Receives telephone, radio, in person and computer requests for routine information and emergency situations.

• Prioritizes and dispatches emergency Police, Fire, and EMS units, and provides emergency first aid advice via telephone.

• Periodically checks the well being of prisoners in custody. May be required to perform prisoner searches.

• Staffs Police Desk and will direct civilians entering Police Headquarters.

• Writes police reports as directed.

• Enters into CAD computers information from Police reports and other data as deemed necessary. 

• Monitors CCTV cameras which are strategically placed throughout the Township for criminal and disorderly conduct and dispatches resources to investigate suspicious or illegal activity.