MPD Blotter

Monday, September 11, 2017, 1:53 pm

A Manville resident was contacted by a collection agency regarding a U-Haul rental that was made

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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

  • 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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  • Pistol Range
    Lost Valley Residents - please be advised the Manville Police Department will be utilizing the Pistol Range on Friday, September 22, 2017 for qualifications and training.  ...

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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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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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