Picture of the front of the University Police station

Chief’s Welcome

Photo of Montclair State University Chief of Police Paul Cell in uniform.
On behalf of the members of the Montclair State University Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our home on the Internet. I encourage you to look through our website and learn about our mission, our officers and of the many services that we provide to the Montclair State University community.  Here you will find important information about campus safety, crime prevention, statistics, criminal alerts and programs offered by our department.

The growing population at Montclair State University, includes more than 21,000 students, faculty, staff and daily visitors.  The responsibility for the overall safety and law enforcement services for the University rests with the Montclair State University Police Department. The men and women of the Montclair State PD continually strive to provide an environment where all members of the community can safely learn, work, live and visit. Our efforts are greatly enhanced when members of the Montclair State community take an active role in personal safety and crime prevention. The cooperation of all students, faculty and staff is crucial to maintaining a safe and orderly environment. I encourage you to report any safety concerns, illegal or suspicious activity or any comments and suggests you have to our department. I hope that you find the information contained in our website helpful and I wish you a safe and pleasant stay at Montclair State University.

For any of your safety concerns please call us at 973-655-5222 or email us at msupolice@montclair.edu

Paul M. Cell
Chief of Police