Citizen Services

Police Blotter

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

Phone: 973-744-5000

Montclair Police Department online blotter.

Special Needs Questionnaire

The Montclair Police Department offers a Special Needs Questionnaire designed to assist those who require special assistance in emergency situations. The information provided by you on this form will be held in the strictest confidence and will be shared only as necessary to ensure your safety in case of an emergency.

Special Needs Questionnaire information will be entered into the Montclair Police Department’s dispatch computer database so that in the event of an emergency, the Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services of the Township of Montclair can better serve you. If you have any questions regarding this form, please contact the Community Policing Bureau at (973) 509-4775.

Download Special Needs Questionnaire (need to have this as HTML)

Citizen Compliment/Complaint Form

Please complete Citizen Compliment/Complaint form (need to have this as HTML)

Permits, Applications, Alarm Registration

Applications for Police Department Permits

Firearms

Application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit (download form STS-033 FID-Handgun-Permit.pdf )

Information sheet for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit (download form Firearms-Applicant-Info.pdf)

Consent for Mental Health Records Search-- this consent MUST be completed by the firearm applicant. Failure to consent requires denial or disapproval of the application (download form SP-066.pdf )

Voluntary Form of Firearms Registration (download form Voluntary-Registration.pdf)

Police Officer Requests

Request for Police Officer -- Movie/Commercial/Security (download form Traffic-Officer-Request-Movie-Form.pdf )

Request for Police Officer -- Construction/Traffic (download form Traffic-Officer-Request-Construction-Form.pdf)

Dumpster Permit

Application/Permit for Placement of Dumpster (download Dumpster-Permit.pdf). Complete the application form and return it to the Montclair Police Department Uniform Division Office, 647 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07042-2887.

Block Party, Parade Permit

Application for a block party or a parade (download Block-Party-Permit-Application.pdf). Complete the application form and return it to the Montclair Police Department Uniform Division Office, 647 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07042-2887.

Temporary Handicapped Parking Placard Application

Temporary placards are issued for six months, with one six-month renewal allowed.

To apply for a temporary parking placard you must:

  1. Download and complete the Temporary Placard Application [pdf] or visit the Montclair Police Department at 647 Bloomfield Avenue to obtain the application .
  2. Have a qualified medical practitioner certify that you are qualified for a temporary placard; see Qualifications for medical certification information.
  3. Submit the completed application to the Township Police Department with a check or money order made payable to the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission in the amount of $4.00.
  4. After review and upon approval by the Chief of Police, the department will issue your temporary placard. TEMPORARY PLACARD APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON TO THE TOWNSHIP CHIEF OF POLICE.

DO NOT SUBMIT the payment or the completed application to the MVC.