MPD Blotter

Monday, May 15, 2017, 5:26 pm

Patrols issue a Borough Ordinance summons to Javier Torres-Montanez (42) of Bristol, PA for urinating in

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Chief's Message

"On behalf of the members of the Manville Police Department, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for visiting our web site.  I hope that you will take the time to offer suggestions that will help us service the community better and provide us with valuable information in our efforts to combat crime in town.  In closing, I hope that this site will better our working relationship in the community and give the residents a forum to address their concerns in making our home a safe one."  

Chief Mark A. Peltack

News & Notes

  • Counterfeit Bills
    There’s been a rash of counterfeit fifty dollar bills circulating throughout Manville and the surrounding areas. Residents are advised to examine their fifty dollar bills and if anything looks suspicious, they are encouraged to report it to the Manville Police Department....

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  • Resident Receives iPad from PBA
    In March of 2017, Robert Wiedwald and his family were the victims of a residential burglary. During the theft, Robert's Apple iPad was stolen, along with several other items from the home. Having known Robert's attachment to the iPad and how devastated he was from the loss, members of the Manville PBA Local #236 found the need to help young Robert. Through the generosity of the Manville PBA Local...

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  • Road Closure
    Royce Brook Bridge (South Main Street & Roosevelt Avenue) will be reduced to one lane each way as the bridge is being replaced through August 2018. Detours are in place, expect delays....

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  • Operation Blue Angel
    Emergency Help for Those Who Live Alone   Operation Blue Angel is intended to provide Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) access to a residence in the event of an emergency where the resident is unable to open the door.   Eligible residents will be provided with a free lock box. A key to the residence will be stored in the secure lock box near the entrance to the...

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  • Free Gun Locks
    Any Manville Resident who would like a gun lock can pick one up at Police Headquarters between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:00 pm. There is no charge for the gun locks....

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Manville Mavericks Police Appreciation Night

The Manville Mavericks honored the Manville Police Department on their "Stand Up and Be Proud" night on October 13, 2016. It was a huge success and the Department is very appreciative of the community's support. Thank you to all who attended.

Mission Statement

The Manville Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of policing service to our community and the citizens we pledge to serve and protect.  Officers are required to adhere to professional, ethical and legal standards in the enforcement of motor vehicle and criminal laws of our Borough and State of New Jersey.  Keeping our community safe so citizens can enjoy the qualities of life is a continuing goal though Community Policing and working in partnership with the residents of the Borough of Manville, the business community and government leaders.  Initial screening of our candidates for employment requires college training to meet an educational standard expected of law enforcement officers.  Continuous in-service training and adhering to the highest ethical standards will assure the public of the finest police response to their calls for service.

Carfax Police Crash Assistance


Effective August 2015, the Manville Police Department, Manville NJ, is digitizing its crash reports through a partnership with the Carfax Police Crash Assistance Program. The reports are stored electronically in a secure database and available for purchase online at
Reports needed by involved parties, insurance companies and other members of the public are now easily obtained online within minutes from home or office.
Working with Carfax Police Crash Assistance, the Manville PD is better serving our community.
For more information, contact Lt. Tom Herbst, Manville Police Department.

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