Leadership

Police Chief Todd Conforti
 

Todd M. Conforti

Chief of Police
Chief Conforti has been with the Montclair Police Department since 1994, serving in numerous positions: patrolman, detective, bureau commander and deputy chief. In 2009 Todd attended the FBI National Academy in Quantico. He was sworn in as Montclair's Chief of Police in 2016.

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Chief of Police Todd Conforti was born and raised in Belleville, NJ. In 1986, he graduated from Belleville High School. Todd obtained an Associate’s Degree from Bergen Community College. Soon after, he attended Rutgers University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Sociology then a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice. During a semester at Rutgers, he participated in an internship with the Newark Police Department where he met with officers and residents to identify specific criminal activity and to develop strategies targeted to reduce the problems at their roots. Prior to working at the Montclair Police Department, Todd worked in Social Services as a counselor. He worked with adults with Developmental Disabilities in the areas of housing, life skills, employment, health maintenance, socialization, and community support. Todd also has worked as a Substitute Teacher in Newark on an Elementary and Middle School level.

In 1994, Todd graduated from the Essex County Police Academy and began his career at the Montclair Police Department. Over the last 22 years, he has worked in various positions at the Police Department. Todd has also been an Advisor on the Montclair Police Athletic League and a long-term supporter of the Special Olympics. From 1994-2002, he worked as a Patrolman and a Detective. From 2002-2009, Todd oversaw the Narcotics/Vice Bureau as a Sergeant and a Lieutenant/Evening Bureau Commander. Throughout the years, he has attended a wide array of law enforcement trainings. In 2009, Todd attended the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He was promoted, shortly after, to Deputy Chief of Police. Since March 2016, Todd has been serving the Montclair Police Department in the capacity of Acting Chief of Police.

Todd is also a devoted family man. During his free time, he is in the boxing gym with his 13 year old son Michael. He can also be found visiting many parks and attending Church with his 12 year old son Anthony who is autistic. Todd, his wife Ann Marie, Michael, and Anthony are very grateful for all of the opportunities that the Montclair Police Department and the Township of Montclair has provided.
Deputy Chief Tracy Frazzano 

Tracy L. Frazzano

Deputy Chief
Deputy Chief Frazzano is a 20-year member of the Department, who has worked in the Patrol Division and Juvenile Aid and Community Policing bureaus. She has been involved numerous law enforcement activities, including work with multiple state and federal agencies.

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Deputy Chief Frazzano is a 20-year member of the Montclair Police Department. She is a product of the Montclair community where she excelled academically and athletically. At Montclair High School, she was in the National Honor Society and also received 12 varsity letters. She was the first female basketball player in school history to score over 1,000 points in her career and held the all-time scoring record for 10 years until it was broken. Tracy continued her academic and athletic career at Rutgers University where she played softball for the Scarlet Knights.

During her police career, she has performed uniformed and plain clothes duties in the Patrol Division, Juvenile Aid and Community Policing bureaus. Tracy made history within the Montclair Police Department as its first female Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, and now Deputy Chief. She spent time as a coach in the Police Athletic League, as tutor for middle school children, and a mentor for the Concerns for Police Survivors program.

She has been actively engaged in a wide range of educational and training activities including work with multiple State Agencies and the Federal Government. A 2010 graduate of the Center at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, she earned a Master of Arts Degree in Security Studies (Homeland Security and Defense). Her thesis was nominated for the Outstanding Thesis Award and in 2011 she was honored with the Center for Homeland Defense and Security Alumni Fellowship which detailed her to Washington, DC, working for the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). In 2015, Tracy attended the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. At graduation, she received the Distinguish Graduate award, bestowed upon her as a result of her demonstrated leadership abilities.

Throughout her entire career, Tracy has loyally supported the Special Olympics and had the distinguished honor of carrying the ceremonial torch as a regional police representative. She has represented the United States in the sports of softball and dragon boating in the 2011 and 2015 World Police and Fire Games resulting with a gold medal in each. For years she has volunteered many hours to charitable organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen Races for the Cure, and National Police Week run. She continues to organize, participate and contribute to numerous charitable functions benefitting the law enforcement and residential communities she serves. In her spare time, Tracy can be found on the golf course with her husband, Bill “Fuzzy” Frazzano, who is a retired Montclair Police Captain.

Deputy Chief Wilhelm Young 

Wilhelm Young

Deputy Chief of Operations
Life-long Montclair resident and 23-year Police Department veteran Deputy Chief Wil Young has experience in patrol operations, investigations, alcoholic beverage control, narcotics, juvenile aid and special duty assignments working with outside agencies in a variety of capacities. Wil served in the U.S. Air Force from 1983 to 1987.

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Deputy Chief Wil Young is a Montclair resident and 23-year veteran of Montclair Police Department. Wil has experience in patrol operations, investigations, alcoholic beverage control, narcotics, juvenile aid and special duty assignments working with outside agencies in a variety of capacities.

Wil is married and a father of five children. All of his children, but one, are products of the Montclair School system. He is very active in the Montclair community, serving on the Executive Board of the Montclair Branch of the NAACP and as Chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee. Wil also serves on Montclair’s Parks and Recreation Cultural Affairs Committee.

Wil’s passion lies in the Montclair Cobras Junior Football and Cheerleading Program. He is the President and Director of the Cobras which is one of Montclair’s longest running youth programs. Wil coached in the program for more than 15 years before moving on to Director. The Cobras mentor and coach 150 boys and girls from 7 years old to 14 years old annually. In 2015 Wil lead the Cobras to a conference championship, league championship and a National Championship where they placed fourth in the nation in both football and cheer respectively. Being leaders in the NFL’s play 60 movement, the Cobras varsity team proudly represented Montclair at the Closing Bell Ceremony at the NASDAC in NYC on Jan 8, 2016.

Wil also served in the United States Air Force from 1983 to 1987 as a Senior Airman.

Wil enjoys, hanging out with his best friend and wife Wendy, reading, photography, motorcycles.