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. […]
Montclair Police brings Christmas presents from your chimney to your doorstep this holiday season to encourage toy donations for children in need.
Get a toy, give a toy from the Montclair Police Department. With Christmas right around the corner, what better way to surprise your little loved ones than with a Santa-delivered gift on a cold December night? The Montclair Police Department and PBA Local #53 will sponsor their seventh annual Santa Visit this year to spread […]
Sarah Butler, Montclair native is missing. Please contact the Montclair Police Department with any information that you feel will be of help!
Montclair needs your help to find Sarah Butler! When someone who is very important in your life goes missing or has suddenly disappeared, it’s common to feel a range of emotions and be unsure what to do next. Since Montclair is a strong community, it is imperative that we help one another at all times. […]
The Montclair Police Department (MPD) was recently awarded a grant to help put an end to drunk driving. Temporary fun is not worth dying for.
Montclair Police Department (MPD) awarded grant. The first rule always given in high school driver’s ed is “drive sober, or get pulled over.” Billions of billboards will remind you of this golden rule while driving down the parkway. We have seen it in the ads and on television, we are taught our whole lives about […]
Join the Montclair Police Department Community Service Unit for their second Coffee with a Cop program on July 10 at Trend Coffee and Tea House.
Grab a cup of joe and have Coffee With a Cop. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a member of the Montclair Police Department? Or maybe you strive to be a protector of the law one day. Maybe you just want to have a casual, relaxed conversation with a law enforcement official […]