The Investigative Division's primary responsibility is to conduct follow-up investigations of all criminal matters referred to them by the Patrol Division. Detectives also conduct their own investigations by developing and maintaining sources of intelligence regarding criminal activity occurring within town. The Investigative Division also works closely with neighboring agencies as well as the NJ Division of Criminal Justice and Morris County Prosecutor's Office regarding investigations or criminal matters that may travel outside the town limits.
The Investigative Division is further responsible for storing and securing evidence relating to investigations. Additionally they are responsible for administrative tasks such as police applicant background checks and firearms application processing. Click here to find out more information on firearms processing.
Our Department's Investigative Division is overseen by Det. Captain Stephen Jones, and staffed by Det. Sgt. Christian Trowbridge, Det. Brian Walinski, Det. Karl Mangino, and Det. Christopher Petonak.