UNION, NJ – Two Union police officers, recently promoted to the rank of sergeant, were recognized at Tuesday night’s Township Committee meeting, including one who is half of the first-ever husband/wife supervisory team in the Union Police Department’s history.

Sgt. Matthew Mularz joined the Union Police Department in January 2004 and has been assigned to both patrol and communications during his career.  Mularz graduated from Union High School in 1999 and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in criminal justice at the College of St. Elizabeth.  Mularz has received a departmental commendation and the PBA Exemplary Service Award.  Mularz is the son of Bob and Carol Mularz and brother to Ed Mularz.

Sgt. Dorothy Mascidlo-Skiper joined the Union Police in January 2007.  She has been assigned to commuication, patrol, property and evidence and accreditation.  Mascidlo-Skiper graduated from Union High School in 2001 and received an Associate’s Degree in criminal justice from Raritan Valley Community College.  She is an accreditation manager, a certified EMT and holds a Series 6 financial license.  Mascidlo-Skiper was awarded a commendation medal and a command citation in May 2008 and two PBA Exemplary Service Awards in 2007 and 2013. 

Mascidlo-Skiper is married to Sgt. Kevin Skiper of the Union Police Department and is mother to Sonia, 2, and Kylie, 10 months.