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Darren Dachisen, Chief of Police
(973) 593-3000
(973) 593-3024
62 Kings Road
Madison, NJ 07940 (map)

 

 

                               Current Police Department Members 

           Administration:

Darren P. Dachisen Sr.

  • Currently holds the rank of Chief 
  • Date of hire: January 1992
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated July 1992
  • Promoted Sergeant July 2002
  • Promoted Lieutenant September 2007
  • Promoted to Chief January 2013
  • Education: West Point Leadership and Command School, Police Executive School, FBI Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives, SWAT Command School, Northwestern University Law Enforcement Supervision, Penn State University High Impact Supervision, Coaching Mentoring and Team Building Skills Rockhurst University , Proactive Supervision, Counter Terrorism, Emergency Management School, Top Gun Narcotics School, H.I.D.T.A, N.Y.P.D Homicide School, Emergency Medical Tech, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Laboratory for Scientific Interrogation, Arson School, Sex Crimes, Missing Children, Drug Diversion, Tactical Interview and Interrogation and Investigation of Police Misconduct
  • Function: Chief Executive of department
  • Hobbies: weightlifting, old cars, motorcycles

Joseph P. Cirella

  • Currently holds the rank of Lieutenant
  • Date of hire: February 1989
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated December 1989
  • Worked for Morris County Sheriffs Office October 1987 to February 1989
  • Promoted to Sergeant July 2002
  • Promoted to Lieutenant January 2013
  • Education: Currently enrolled in Fairleigh Dickinson University (Bachelors Degree), West Point Command and Leadership, Northwestern University Law Enforcement Supervision Course, Laboratory for Scientific Interrogation (LSI Scan) Basic and Advance Course, Penn State High Impact Supervision, Van Meter Applied Leadership Principles, Fairleigh Dickinson University- Police Executive Institute for Professional Development, Proactive Supervision, Stockton College Front Line Supervision, Gordon Graham Risk Management and Ethical Decision Making, Ron Glidden & Associates Bulletproof Leadership, Field Training Officers Course, Morris County Police Academy Interview and Interrogation, Morris County New Drug Trends, Sex Crimes Investigations, Sexual Assault Response and Examination Course, Fraud Investigations, Northwestern University Aggressive Patrols for Drug Enforcement, John Jay College of Criminal Justice  High Intensity Drug Traffic Areas (H.I.D.T.A.), FBI Developing/Managing Informants Course, Jerry A. Lewis Tactical Interview Advanced Program, FBI Media Relations Course, PTSD Prevention and Awareness, Stockton College N.J. Internal Affairs Investigation, N.J. Attorney General Criminal Justice Division Internal Affairs Policy and Procedures, Morris County Prosecutors Office Internal Affairs Update, Marin & Associates Performance and Accountability Course, Rockhurst University Managing Entry Level Employees, A.G. Guidelines Update on Internal Affairs, Lorman Education Police Liability, Van Meter Associates Social Networking and Employee Rights, Department of Justice Walking the Narrow Road of Leadership, Department of Homeland Security FEMA Initial Action Incidents, IACP Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Morris County Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosive and Weapons of Mass Destruction, Morris County Office of Emergency Management Incident Command System (I.C.S.), MEL Safety Institute Bloodborne Pathogen and Risk Control, Domestic Violence Investigations, Cultural and Awareness Sensitivity Training, Alcotest Operator, Police Motor Officer Skills and Safety Course, Morris County Prosecutors Office Video Recordings and Interview Techniques, Fraud Investigators Course, Crime Prevention Officers School, Motor Vehicle Search and Seizure Course, 911 Telecommunications Course, Highway Survival Training, Medication Administration Course.
  • Function: Patrol Division Commander, Internal Affairs Commander, Field Training Officer, Motorcycle Unit, Alarm Coordinator, Payroll Manager, Eventide Administrator, Public Information Officer, Building Maintenance, Fleet Manager, MCPO Anti-Terrorism Coordinator, Awards Committe Manager, In-Service Training Coordinator, Court Liaison, Health Department Liaison, S.L.A.P (Sheriff's Department) Liaison, Interview Committee, Housing Authority Liaison, CODIS point of contact, ALPR Coordinator, SRO Manager, Grand Jury Liaison, Records Division Commander, Human Trafficking Liaison to County Prosecutor, Right to Know Manager.
  • Hobbies: spending time with family, restoring antique cars, home improvements, riding motorcycles

 

 Superior Officers:

John R. Miscia

  • Currently holds the rank of Sergeant
  • Promoted to Sergeant November 2011
  • Date of hire: February 2002
  • Attended the Somerset County Police Academy, graduated June 2001
  • Worked for Bedminster Twp. PD June 2001 - February 2002
  • Education: Master of Administrative Science (MAS)-Fairleigh Dickinson University, Bachelor of Arts (BA) Political Science-Fairleigh Dickinson University,West Point Leadership and Command School (NJSACOP/44th Session) Madison Hugh School graduate.
  • Inducted into FDU Sports Hall of Fame (Football, 2014).
  • Specialized Training: DEA Narcotics School, Criminal Interdiction School, Criminal Interrogation School, Jerry A. Lewis Tactical Interviewing, Field Training Officer School, NTOA Basic SWAT School, Chemical Munitions Instructor School, O.C. Instructor School, DARE Instructor School, Motorcycle Officer School, Penn State High Impact Supervision. L.S.I. Scan Basic and Advanced Course, NY/NJ HIDTA Hidden Compartment School, NJSACOP Front Line Supervision Class #14-04, Bulletproof Leadership, Van Meter Leadership Applied Leadership principles, John E. Reid School of Interview & Interrogation (Basic and Advanced School), and N.J.A.C.O.P Police Executive Institute Professional Development Course, Verry & Associates Internal Affairs Investigators Course, Pagnaro Training Internal Affairs Investigations course, Gordon Graham Risk Management and Ethics course. 
  • Function: Patrol Sergeant, ESU Commander, Internal Affairs, DARE Officer, Field Training Officer, Motorcycle Officer, Domestic Violence Crisis Response Team Coordinator, County Domestic Violence Liaison Officer, Madison Auxiliary Police Commander, O.C. Instructor, Interview Committee, MPD Website Manager, Public Information Officer.
  • Hobbies: Spending time with wife and kids, coaching football and baseball, Lavallette Beach, working out, golfing, football.  Pittsburgh Steelers fan and N.Y. Rangers fan. 

Sean Plumstead

  • Currently holds the rank of Sergeant
  • Promoted to Sergeant February 2013
  • Date of hire: May 2002
  • Attended the Newark Police Academy, graduated November 2001
  • Function: Patrol Sergeant, Field Training Coordinator 

Craig Perrelli Jr.

  • Currently holds the rank of Sergeant
  • Promoted to Sergeant February 2013
  • Date of hire: July 2003
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated June 2003
  • Education: National Tactical Officers Associations Basic SWAT Training, National Tactical Officers Association Advanced SWAT Training, Tactical Combat Casualty Care Training, Street Crimes Training, DWI Detection and Field Sobriety/Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) Testing, Methods of Instruction, Drug Interdiction Training.  Assists in the Physical Training of new recruits at the Morris County Police Academy's Basic Police Class. Bachelors degree from FDU
  • Function: Patrol Sergeant, ESU member. Motor Officer

James Cavezza

  • Currently holds the rank of Sergeant
  • Promoted to Sergeant August 2013
  • Date of hire: November 2001
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated December 2001
  • Education: Graduate from Morris County College Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Bachelors Degree in Sociology from William Paterson University, State of New Jersey certified Firefighter with the East Hanover Fire Department, State of New Jersey Certified Fire Inspector with the East Hanover Fire Prevention Bureau, State of New Jersey certified Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Deputy Coordinator for Madison Boro
  • Function: Patrol Sergeant, ESU member, DARE Officer

Joseph Longo

  • Currently holds the rank of Sergeant
  • Promoted to Sergeant August 2013
  • Date of hire: November 2004
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated June 2005
  • Worked for the Morris County Sheriffs Office as a dispatcher 1996 - 1997, Morris Twp PD as a dispatcher 1997-1999
  • Education: Madison High School graduate, currently attending County College of Morris, N.J.S.P.D.W.I Detection & Apprehension training, N.J.S.P.H.G.N certified, Narcotic Interdiction training, DARE Instructor training, Risk Management/Policy & Procedures training, Basic Telecommunicator certified, OEM Incident Comman System, CPR Instructor, Firefighter Level I, II, & III, EMT-Basic
  • Function: Administrative Sergeant, DARE Officer, OEM Deputy Coordinator, Policy & Procedures designee
  • Hobbies: Jersey Shore, golfing, Police Unity Tour, Madison Fire Dept, New York Yankees, New York Giants

         

Patrol Officers

Kevin F. Boone Sr.

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: May 1984
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated June 1985
  • Worked for Morris County Sheriffs Department of Corrections prior to Madison PD
  • Function: Patrol, ESU Team Leader, Firearms Instructor
  • Hobbies: weightlifting for 26yrs

Carmine J. DeCaro

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of Hire: May 1994
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated December 1994
  • Function: Patrol
  • Hobbies: spending time with family, motorcycling, classic muscle cars, working out, watching sports, traveling

Lisa Esposito

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolwoman
  • Date of hire: July 1995
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated December 1995
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the College of St. Elizabeth, M.A. in Public Administration from Kean University, CPS Technician (Car Seat), Community Oriented Policing, School Resource Officer
  • Function: School Resource Officer

Paul Kosakowski

  • Currently holds the rank of Detective Supervisor
  • Date of Hire: July 1995
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated December 1995
  • Education: Bachelor's degree from Marist College, Crash Investigation I and II, Vehicle Dynamics, Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Investigation, Field Training Officer School, Alcotest operator, Interview and Interrogation, certified car seat technician.
  • Function: Investigations, Evidence Officer.

Edward S. Mitchko Jr  

  • Currently holds the rank of Detective
  • Date of hire: August 1995
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated June 1995
  • Function: Investigations, ESU member, Field Training Officer, DARE officer, Honor Guard

Anthony Maccario

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: November 1999
  • Attended the Morris County Police Academy, graduated December 1997
  • Worked for Bernardsville PD July 1998 - November 1999
  • Education: Graduated of New Jersey Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic program from Union County, CPR/EMT/AED instructor, Police Bicycle officer
  • Function: Patrol, DARE instructor
  • Hobbies: working part time as a Mobile Intensive Care Unity Paramedic for Morristown Memorial Hospital, music, exercise, coaching youth sports

Matthew Mirabella

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: July 2002
  • Attended the Ocean County Police Academy, graduated December 1992
  • Worked for Conrail Police May1992 - June 2002
  • Function: Patrol

Kenneth R. Shannon

  • Currently holds the rank of Detective
  • Date of hire: December 2003
  • Attended the Union County Police Academy, graduated December 2003
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Seton Hall University, TAC Officer School, Gang recognition and awareness, TOP GUN Narcotics School, MAGLOCLEN Drug Diversion School, Tactical handgun school, Basic SWAT school, Advanced SWAT school, Tactical combat casualty care school, NJSP Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement School, Street crimes school, DWI and Field Sobriety testing school, HIDTA Drug Diversion School, Drug Interdiction School hosted by Bomar Tactical Drug Interdiction School, Black Bear response and control school, Drug Recognition Expert School, Jerry Lewis Tactical Interviewing School, D.E.A. Narcotics School, DRE Association Under the Influence School, FBI Drug Diversion school, Motor Officer School, DEA Drug Diversion school, Hyperdrive Narcotics school, and Pharmageddon Narcotics school, Firearms Instructor School, NJSP Advanced Homicide School, OC Spray Instructor School, LSI Basic and Advanced Course on Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN), Colt Armorer's School, Side Handle Baton Instructor School, The Street Smart Cop: Criminal Interdiction and Narcotic Interdiction School.
  • Function: Investigations, ESU member, Drug Recognition Expert, Motor officer, Firearms Instructor, PR-24 Instructor, O.C. Instructor.

Chad Rybka

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: August 2007
  • Attended the Somerset County Police Academy, graduated December 2005
  • Worked for Chatham Twp. PD as a Dispatcher 2002-2005
  • Worked for Middlesex Borough Police Department 2006-2007
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Community Oriented Policing, Traffic Collision Investigation I, Traffic Collision  Investigation II, Vehicle Dynamics, Pedestrian/Bicycle Crash Investigation, Motorcycle Crash Investigation
  • Fuction: Bureau of Traffic Safety, Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, Motor Officer, D.A.R.E. Instructor, member of Morris County Critical Incident Debriefing Team. 
  • Hobbies: Spending time with family and an avid New Jersey Devils fan

Paul Papamarkos

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: April 2008
  • Attended the Essex County Police Academy
  • Function: Patrol

Sean McCarthy

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: April 2008
  • Attended the Union County Police Academy
  • Worked for the Roselle Park Police Department January 2008 - April 2008
  • Education: Current student of the County College of Morris, Marine Corps Recruit Training Parris Island SC, Marine Corps School of Infantry, Camp Gieger NC, Basic SWAT school
  • Function: Patrol, ESU member

Luis Goncalves

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: December 2008
  • Attended the Essex County Police Academy
  • Function: Patrol, ESU member

 Vincent Dellavalle

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of hire: March 2012
  • Attended the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy
  • Worked for the Harding Township Police Department August 2009 - March 2012
  • Associate Degree in Political Science (2008) from the County College of Morris
  • Attended the Chubb Institute for Computer Technical Support
  • Function: Patrol

Stephanie Corrao

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of Hire October 2012
  • Started Law Enforcement career with Passaic County Sheriff Department, working in the courthouse and patrol. 2009-2011
  • Special Class 2 with Union City Police Department 2011
  • Currently enrolled in Caldwell University, obtaining a Bachelor's Degree
  • Function: Patrol
  • Hobbies include: working out and cooking.

Bartolmeij Glab

  • Currently holds the rank of Patrolman
  • Date of Hire January 2014
  • Started Law Enforcement career with Linden Police Departement as a dispatcher
  • Attended the Essex County Police Academy
  • Worked at the Hoboken Police Department as a Special Class II police officer
  • Worked at the Middlesex County Police Department as a patrol officer
  • Function: Patrol
  • Hobbies include outdoors, boating, hiking, fishing, and spending time with family.

 Christopher Burans

  • Currently holds the rank of Probationary Patrolman
  • Date of hire: September 2014
  • Education: Attended the Essex County Police Academy Deputy Sheriff program 2007, Essex County Police Academy Basic Police class gradutating March 2015.
  • Started career with  Randolph Township Police Department Dispatcher 2003-2009, Madison Police Department Dispatcher August 2009-September 2014.
  • Firefighter I/II, CPR/AED, First responder, Emergency Medical Dispatch and  9-1-1 Telecommunicator
  • Function: Patrol
  • Hobbies: Motorcycles, New York Giants and Yankees, Softball

Julian Morales

  • Currently holds the rank of Probationary Patrolman
  • Date of Hire: February 2015
  • Education:Attended NYPD Police Academy 2014, Served in the U.S. Navy
  • Started career with New York City Police Department 2014-2015
  • Function: Patrol

Joseph DiRocco

  • Currently holds the rank of Probationary Patrolman
  • Date of Hire: February 2015
  • Education: Essex County Police Academy graduating March 2015.
  • Fuction: Patrol

Kevin Marhefka

  • Currently holds the rank of Probationary Patrolman
  • Date of Hire: February 2015
  • Education: Ocean County Police Academy
  • Started career with City of Wildwood Police Department (Class II Special)
  • Function: Patrol

Speros Milonas

  • Currently holds the rank of Probationary Patrolman
  • Date of Hire: February 2015
  • Started career with JP Morgan Chase in Global Security and Investigations Department/Bank Robbery Investgations Team
  • Education: BA, Political Science from Rutgers University, Passaic County Police Academy 
  • Function: Patrol
  • Hobbies: Working on cars, working out, cooking, outdoor activities, spending time with family and friends

Patrick Strafaci

  • Currently holds the rank of Probationary Patrolman
  • Date of Hire: February 2015
  • Education: Essex County Police Academy December 2013
  • Woked for Essex County Sheriff's Department (Deputy Program) December 2013-January 2014
  • Function: Patrol
  • Hobbies: Watching NY Yankees baseball and NY Giants football

 

Communication Officers 

John Rafter-

  • Currently holds the rank of Senior Communications Officer
  • Date of hire: July 2009

Joseph Mittermaier -

  • Currently holds the rank of Communications Officer
  • Date of hire: August 2009 
  • Attended the Essex County Police Academy Deputy Sheriff program, April 2004
  • Worked for the Roseland Police Department 2007-2009
  • Education: Parsippany Hills High School graduate, Attended Penn State University, currently attending County College of Morris criminal justice program. 
  • Function: Dispatching Police Officers emergency and non-emergency operations, 9-1-1 operator, keeping record of all patrol response and answering phone calls
  • Hobbies: Jersey Shore, fishing, hunting, volunteer firefighter, Essex County Deputy Sheriff's, video games

 Benjamin Keenan -

  • Currently holds the rank of Communications Officer
  • Date of hire: December 2010
  • Function: Dispatching Police Officers emergency and non-emergency operations, 9-1-1

Michael Mastro-

  • Currently holds the rank of Per Diem Communication Officer
  • Date of hire: November 2014
  • Worked for Bernards Township Police Department, CenCom, Summit Fire Department, Somerset County Dispatch, and Livingston Township Dispatch.
  • Education: Associates Degree in Fire Science- County College of Morris, Pursuing B.S. in Emergency Services- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide.
  • Specialized Training: EMT, Firefighter, CPR Instructor, CPS Technician (Car Seats), Technical Rescue, Fire Instructor II, ICS-400, Emergency Medical Dispatch, NECI Emergency Communications Officer.
  • Hobbies: Motorcycles, New York Jets Football, Deputy Chief- Chester First Aid Squad.

  John Zaragoza-

  • Currently holds the rank of Communications Officer
  • Date of hire: December 2014
  • Worked for CenCom 2009-2011, Morris County Communications 2010-2014.
  • Education: Morris Catholic High School, currently attending Thomas Edison State College; Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness program.
  • Specialized training: Basic Telecommunicator, Emergency Medical Dispatch, National Academy of Emergency Dispatch Advanced EMD, APCO-Communications Training Officer, Firefighter I, EMT, AHA CPR Instructor.
  • Function: Dispatching Police Officers emergency and non-emergency operations, 9-1-1, keeping records of all patrol response, and answering phone calls.
  • Hobbies: Working part-time as an EMT for the Township of Parippanny-Troy Hills, Firefighter; Morris Township Fire Department, Police Pipes and Drums of Morris County, traveling, and cooking.

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