Press Releases

Rabasca Assumes Command of Summit Police Department Detective Bureau

36c962942b88aea84240_rabasca_-_d-lt.jpg
Lieutenant Michael Rabasca, left, with Chief Robert Weck. Credits: Summit Police
36c962942b88aea84240_rabasca_-_d-lt.jpg

Lieutenant Michael Rabasca recently assumed command of the Summit Police Department Detective Bureau following the promotion of his predecessor, Detective Lieutenant Andrew Bartolotti, to the rank of Captain. In making this appointment, Summit Police Chief Robert Weck noted, “Lieutenant Rabasca is well known throughout the State as a tenacious, hard-working and dedicated detective and, in my opinion, is probably one of the best the Summit Police Detective Bureau as ever seen. I'm sure he will bring all those traits with him as he takes command of the Detective Bureau and the members of his unit will undoubtedly benefit from that.”

Lt. Rabasca is no stranger to the Detective Bureau, having served as a detective from 2001 to 2004 and as a Detective Sergeant from 2008 to 2011. During his 18 years with the Summit Police Department, Lt. Rabasca has been the recipient of many awards including four exceptional duty awards, six honorable service awards, and the Chief’s award for exceptional duty, to name a few.

For the past eleven years he has represented the City of Summit on the Police Unity Tour, a 300 mile bicycle ride to Washington D.C., aimed at raising awareness of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty, and has participated in numerous other charitable endeavors including fundraising for the Special Olympics and holding a position on the Board of Directors for the Thomas I. Glasser Memorial Scholarship Fund. Lt. Rabasca graduated from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania and continued his education in the Masters program at St. Peter’s College in Jersey City.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Summit

To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 17, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Summit Police Blotter

July 9, 2018

6/19 - Peter Ferguson, 31, of New York, New York was arrested on a contempt of court warrant out of Point Pleasant Beach. Mr. Ferguson posted bail and was provided a new court date.

6/22 - At 1552 hours a report was taken for a theft of one thousand (1,000) mops from Overlook Hospital. The reporting individual indicated the theft occurred between 6/10 and 6/21. Taken from a storage area ...

Challenge Your Children with the Summit YMCA's Fun-Size Development Program!

July 16, 2018

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today” - Malcolm X

The Summit Area YMCA recognizes the potential in every child. We strive to provide the environment and resources for all youth to learn, grow, and thrive. With nurturing and supportive staff, enriching curriculum and programs, and a strong built-in value system, children are able to not only reach ...

Video: Point View's Petrides Talks Netflix's Cash Burn as Company Reports Earnings

Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on Cheddar.com discussing Netflix's earnings report and why the streaming service should dilute shareholders to plug its cash burn.

cheddar.com/videos/netflix-earnings-preview

​​​​​​For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth Management, Inc. has been ...

Fear of Rising Rates? Remember The Reason You Own Bonds

If the current interest environment has you concerned about your bond portfolio, remember why you are investing in bonds.  The role bonds, or fixed income, play in a portfolio is not solely based on performance.  Bonds are used to offer stability, particularly when stock market volatility is rising. Rate hikes can dampen bond performance, but keep perspective on how rising rates impact ...

Are You Ready for Your Child to Turn 18?

If your son or daughter is turning 18, here are a few things you need to know:

If you have an UGMA/UTMA savings account for your child, did you know those assets are his/her legal property and once that instrument matures (most often 21 years old or 18, if you designated that at time of account creation), those assets are at your child’s disposal with no restrictions or ...

Extra Time

It was close to 70 minutes into the match and I had to go to the bathroom.  Badly.

As fans watching the World Cup know too well, bathroom breaks are a serious dilemma, especially for those who don’t have a TV in the loo.  This biological necessity is exasperated by beer, which during World Cup matches also fuels a strong propensity to throw chairs and instigate riots.