MONTVILLE, NJ – Mayor Richard Conklin swore in new Montville Township police officer Bradley Meece at the July 17 township committee meeting.

Patrolman Meece grew up in Pequannock and attended Pequannock High School, according to Montville Township Police Chief Rudy Appelmann, who introduced Meece.

Meece was captain of his football team and then attended Rowan University and William Paterson University, graduating Suma Cum Laude with his Bachelors in criminology and criminal justice. He moved to Montville Township in July of 2016.

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Meece worked as a security guard at Mountainside Hospital for three years as well as being a 9-1-1 dispatcher for the Montclair Police Department. In January of 2018, he graduated from Essex County College Public Safety Academy as a special II police officer, according to Appelmann.

Meece volunteered for the Essex County Sheriff’s Office for approximately 15 hours per month, and attended Monmouth County Police Academy to fulfill his requirements, obtaining his full police training commission certification.

Meece is currently on the road in the police department’s field training program, according to spokesman Capt. Andrew Caggiano, assigned to a field training officer.

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