BOONTON TOWNSHIP — The Boonton Township Committee meeting was held on Monday, September 12.
The Boonton Township Police Department received its third reaccreditation from the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Association.
The Township Committee enacted an ordinance creating Class III Special Officers and hired retired East Hanover Lieutenant John Fox, Jr. as its first Class III officer.
Officer Fox will be assigned to the Rockaway Valley School.
The oath of office was administered by Senator Anthony Bucco who was the sponsor of the Class III Special Law Enforcement Officer legislation.
The Township also received a donation from TerrAcend NJ to outfit the new Class III officers with body armor and body worn cameras.