About FPPD

Chief of Police

The Chief of Police is the head of the department and has final authority in all matters. The chief is responsible for Planning, Budgeting, Policy Development, Community Affairs, Emergency Management, Accreditation and Professional Standards.   

Robert M. Treiber was sworn in as the ninth Chief of Police on September 24, 2015. Chief Treiber began his law enforcement career with the Florham Park Police Department in 1993 when he graduated from the 41st Basic Police Class at the Morris County Police Academy. Upon graduation Treiber was assigned to patrol duties.   

Chief Treiber rose to the rank of Detective in 1999, Detective Sergeant in 2003, Detective Lieutenant in 2005 and Captain in 2008. Chief Treiber also served as the Deputy Coordinator of the Florham Park Office of Emergency since 2009.   

Chief Treiber has earned numerous awards and commendations throughout the course of his career most notably the 2002 Morris County Detectives Association "Detective of the Year" award for his work in securing a confession from suspect Novis Parker who murdered his girlfriend, Tiffany Bratton, on the campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University; and the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) "Officer of the Year" award for his work in assisting the United States Secret Service in dismantling a Nigerian based counterfeit check ring responsible for cashing over one hundred thousand dollars in counterfeit checks throughout the tri-state area.  

During the course of his career Chief Treiber was assigned to the Morris County Prosecutor's Office Narcotics Task Force, where he operated in an undercover capacity, and the New Jersey State Police Organized Crime Task Force where he assisted in "Operation Blue Collar", an operation  that resulted in the arrest of 20 members of the North Jersey based Genovese Crime Family.        

Chief Treiber earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from New Jersey City University and a Master of Administrative Science Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

Chief Treiber is a State of New Jersey Certified Public Manager (CPM) and a 2012 graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy located in Quantico, VA. 

Past Police Chiefs:

Chief Patrick Montuore  2008-2015
Chief Kim Chapman  2006-2008
Chief Raymond K. Smith  2004-2006
Chief John R. Treiber 1995 - 2003
Chief Richard Ruzicka  1973 -1995
Chief Charles Dowd  1965 - 1973
Chief Herbert VB Smith  1961-1964
Chief Theodore Slate 1931-1961


The Captain serves as the Executive Officer and oversees the Community Services Division, Support Services Division, and Operations Division of the Department. 

The current Captain is Joseph Orlando.

Florham Park Police Department Honor Guard

The Honor Guard members are a specially trained unit with experience in close order drill, color guard drill, as well as funeral and ceremonial protocol. Members attend ceremonies, parades and special functions upon request and proudly display their skills to the community.     

Line of Duty Deaths
Detective Frank Dailey
Patrolman Robert Hauptman

On July 17, 1975 Patrolman Robert Hauptman and Detective Francis Dailey were killed in an airplane accident while returning to Morristown Airport following a reconnaissance flight searching for marijuana crop. During their return to the airport the Cessna 150 stalled and then clipped a tree and crashed into the ground.  

Emergency Response Team

The Emergency Reponses Team (ERT) is a highly trained and dedicated group of officers who respond to incidents that exceed the tactical and technical capability of the initial responding officers. ERT officers are trained in active shooter response, barricaded subject resolution, hostage rescue and high risk warrant service. The Florham Park ERT  has a mutual aid agreement with tactical teams in East Hanover, Madison and Hanover Twp. The teams train together monthly and  share personnel and resources.