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Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment on Montclair Police Department

July 19, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on July 30, 2018 to examine all aspects of the Montclair Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief Todd Conforti announced Wednesday. 

“Verification by ...

Montclair Police Search for Stabbing Suspect, Officials Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the area of Miller Street on Monday at 10:49 p.m., according to law enforcement officials. The suspect is currently at large.

Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police Department said that officers arrived to find that a 48-year-old Montclair man had been stabbed and already ...

Bill by Pascrell and Menendez to Monitor Cancer in Firefighters Signed into Law

PATERSON, NJ – A law requiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national cancer registry for firefighters to monitor and study the relationship between career-long exposure to dangerous fumes and toxins and the incidence of cancer in firefighters so to develop better protective gear and prevention techniques has been signed into law by President Donald ...

Louis Venezia to Be Sworn in as Bloomfield Fire Chief at Promotional Ceremony Tuesday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Current Deputy Fire Chief Louis Venezia will be sworn in to fill the position of Fire Chief at a ceremony Tuesday, July 10 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Bloomfield Council Chambers at 1 Municipal Plaza.

During the ceremony, several other Bloomfield Fire Department personnel will be sworn in to new positions. Thomas Wilson will formally move to the position of Fire ...

Annual Summer Curfew Begins in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - A longstanding curfew for unaccompanied minors is again starting today and will last until September, city officials announced.

People under 18 who are found by police between 11 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. more than 100 yards away from their home will be brought to the nearest police station, the city ordinance reads.

“We want the children of our city to enjoy the summer months ...

Essex County Undersheriff Ryan of Nutley Remembered

NUTLEY, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. remembers his good friend Undersherrif Kevin Ryan of Nutley. 

“No matter what the situation, Kevin Ryan was someone you could always count on. As a member of the Sheriff’s Office, he rose through the ranks to become Undersheriff. He was a consummate professional who responded to every emergency, special event ...

Retired Montclair Fire Chief Dies at 97

MONTCLAIR, NJ — John W. Gardener, of Montclair and Verona, died at the age of 97 on June 15 following a brief illness. He was the longest serving member of the Montclair Fire Department and the recipient of many valor awards. Gardener retired as Fire Chief in 1990. 

Predeceased by his wife Patricia and his son Paul K. Gardner, Gardener is survived by his ...

Four Montclair Police Officers Graduate from Essex County Police Academy

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township officials celebrated another group of police officers to graduate from the Essex County Police Academy.

Four Montclair Police Department probationary officers graduated from the Essex County College Police Academy in Newark on Thursday, June 14, according to a release.

Officer Yerica Febus, Joseph Juliano, Keith Lumpkin and Brandon ...

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