On May 25th, an unarmed Black man named George Floyd was killed at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, igniting protests across the country, and around the world, calling for justice and amplifying the message that Black Lives Matter.
On May 25th, an unarmed Black man named George Floyd was killed at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, igniting protests across the country, and around the world, calling for justice and amplifying the message that Black Lives Matter. These weeks of protests also come after the March 13th killing of Breonna Taylor, an […]
When given the opportunity to pursue a job toward Jawan’s chosen college major for his Senior Option Internship, he knew that working with the Montclair Police Department would be a good start for him to get some experience and some knowledge into becoming a police officer. When I asked, why did he want to become […]
The Montclair Police Department participated in the 35th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, fueling the mission of the Special Olympics of New Jersey. The annual Torch Run consists of around 3,000 officers pounding the pavement within their communities. There are 26 different routes where law enforcement officials carry the “Flame of Hope,” which all converge […]
Aside From the Impressive Screenings and Events that Take Place During the Montclair Film Festival, the Festival’s Draw Highlights the Things that Make Montclair So Special Montclair’s population usually runs just shy of 40,000 people. Montclair residents have given the township the title of “where the suburb meets the city.” It is not inaccurate branding. […]
Juvenile diversion programs offer a better alternative to incarceration while building stronger communities and better citizens. America’s criminal justice system serves several purposes. It is used to punish criminals, to protect innocent people from becoming victims by removing dangerous criminals from the streets, and also can give some comfort to victims. But the justice system […]
As the federal government returns local budgetary control back to Montclair, Montclairites must decide to self-fund the Community Policing Initiative. As jobless claims drop to their lowest level in 45 years and as income tax rates have recently fallen, more Montclairites are working and their collective take home paychecks are a little larger. With less […]
Montclair Police Department prevents $500,000.00 loss in revenue for local merchants with aggressive ticket and tow campaign during the January 4th snowstorm. Editors note: Two years ago The Montclair Dispatch covered a similar storm on January 26, 2016, regarding Essex County’s failure to clear the snow in the parking lanes during that storm. You can […]
The Montclair Police Department assembled for the Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey. Friday morning, June 9, 2017, members of the Montclair Police Department gathered together for the 34th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey. At 9:45 AM a group of members of the department, as well as family and […]
Brazen idiot thief steals $3,750 Mountain Bike from Montclair's Diamond Cycle and is caught on video. There will be a $250 reward!
Thanks to Diamond Cycle’s video, they can report their theft in broad daylight! At 3:42 PM on Tues. Mar. 8, 2017, a 25 year old male walked into Diamond Cycle in Montclair and rode off on another customer’s $3,750.00 Cannondale mountain bike. Unfortunately for the thief, as so often happens when idiots act before thinking he […]
Santa and his elves are decking the streets of Montclair for the sixth annual Montclair Santa Visit, spreading holiday cheer for all children in need.
Santa is visiting different areas in Montclair during several weekends in Montclair from early through mid-December. In between the hours of 12 p.m. and 9 p.m. several days this month, excited kids and their families will be greeted by Santa and his elves as they roll through the streets in a Montclair Police Department vehicle. […]