At least two bear sightings in Montclair in June

Two bears have wandered through Montclair over the last weeks.

Montclair PD still waiting on delivery of body cameras

Montclair is among the New Jersey police departments that missed a June 1 deadline to have all officers wearing body cameras — an issue Gov. Phil Murphy acknowledged that day affected multiple departments amid a nationwide backlog for the devices.

Montclair Vice Crimes Unit honored for offering treatment, not incarceration

Sgt. Cunningham, the PD and the unit will be honored by the Essex Health and Wellness Recovery Center,

Strange incident: Open Amazon packages in Crescent parking deck

Police said no victims of package theft were found.

Soon, all Montclair police will have body cameras

By ANDREW GARDA garda@montclairlocal.newsMontclair — like all New Jersey communities — has until June 1 to get its police officers wearing body cameras, under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed in late 2020. Montclair Police Chief...
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Bellevue suffers $10,000 in damage from vandalism, police say

Police say someone allegedly broke into the theater and caused $10,000 in damage sometime prior to March 27.
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Several bike thefts, burglaries from cars in Montclair, police say

Montclair police blotter for March 16 through March 22. 

Former Montclair High student charged in U.S. Capitol riot

Elias Irizarry is not accused of any violence directly.

What’s the right approach to policing in Montclair?

As Montclair Township prepares its budget, a debate has arisen about how much should go to the police, as well as what policing should look like.

Montclair police: Suspicious person was taking pictures of children

The man never spoke to the children or made any motions toward them, police said.