The members of the Crime Prevention Bureau are determined to deter crime by educating the public on the most effective methods. The Crime Prevention Bureau actively provides the following services to the community:

  • Child identification events
  • Community group crime prevention presentations and seminars
  • Crime prevention news releases
  • Distribution of security reminders
  • Free home and business security surveys
  • National Night Out Against Crime event
  • Neighborhood Watch program
  • Proactive crime prevention initiatives
  • Vehicle theft prevention


The Maplewood Police Department's Crime Prevention Unit is headed up by Det. Sergeant Michael Palmerezzi and staffed by a cross section of eager and dedicated officers from a variety of backgrounds. 

For more information or questions, please contact the Crime Prevention Bureau at (973) 762-3400 ext. 7913 or send an e-mail below.

If you wish to have an Officer come out for a free survey please send us a message below!

Maplewood Police Department

1618 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040, US