MPD Blotter

Monday, October 9, 2017, 11:57 am

A resident of Wyoming Place reports a scam. He is selling his vehicle on Craigslist and

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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

  • Halloween Hours 2017
    In order to maintain respect for all our residents, the Mayor and Council would like to recommend that all parents establish a curfew of 9:00 pm on Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31st. They also ask that parents and children respect that if a porch light is off, this is a sign that the resident is not home or has gone to...

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  • Domestic Violence Response Team
    The Manville Police Department seeks volunteers to join their Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) through its partnership with Safe+Sound Somerset, a private non-profit organization in Somerset County that provides support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence. DVRT volunteers are specially trained members of the community who assist victims of domestic violence at local police...

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  • Scam Alert
    A resident of Manville was contacted via a written letter advising that they had inherited a large sum of money. The letter advised that a dormant bank account in Canada was worth $6.9 million dollars and the resident was listed as the sole beneficiary. The resident quickly recognized the mailing and letter as a scam and no personal...

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  • Use Your Head-Use A Helmet
    Manville PBA #236 in conjunction with Manville Police Department and LJ’s Boardwalk will be starting its Bicycle Helmet Awareness Safety Campaign on June 1, 2017. If an Officer sees a bicyclist, skater or skateboard rider who is wearing an approved helmet, the Officer will issue them a “ticket.” This ticket entitles the...

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  • Operation Take Back
    On Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, the Manville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill...

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National Night Out

National Night Out was held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Manville High School. 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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