Township of Montclair Police Department
647 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
Investigative Division Commander: Deputy Chief Todd M. Conforti
Juvenile Aid Bureau Commander: Lt. Robert G. Rowan
EMERGENCY ONLY: 911
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.