Administrative Services

ADMINISTRATION DIVISION

The Administration Division is staffed with one Administrative Assistant, the Deputy Chief, three Lieutenants, two Sergeant, five Officers and 12 Civilians. The division is comprised of nine separate units and bureaus.

Deputy Chief Robert Mazza
Deputy Chief Robert Mazza

  • In 1989, Deputy Chief Mazza was hired as a Special Police Officer and a Communication Operator.
  • In 1995, he was hired as a Full Time Police Officer and Graduated from the Ocean County Police Academy, Class of 64, where he received the Leadership Award from his Academy Classmates
  • In 1996 received his Bachelor’s Degree from Jersey City State College and in 2007 graduated from Farleigh Dickerson University as a Certified Public Manager.
  • As a patrolman, he was assigned as a Field Training Officer and in 1998 was assigned to the Ocean County Narcotics Strike Force where he received the Ocean County Prosecutors Office Douglas C. King Award and the New Jersey Narcotics Task Force Commanders Exceptional Duty Award.
  • In 1999 was re-assigned the Department’s Detective Bureau as a Juvenile Detective and the School Resource Officer.
  • In 1998, Deputy Chief Mazza joined the Brick Special Emergency Response Team and in 2008 became the Assistant S.E.R.T. Commander and in 2012 he became the S.E.R.T Commander
  • In 2001, he joined the Departments Drug Enforcement Unit and he was the Lead Detective in the first Strict Liability Murder investigation in Ocean County.
  • In September of 2002 he was promoted to Sergeant.
  • In in 2005, he was promoted to Lieutenant and served as the 4 -12 Shift Commander.
  • In 2012, he was promoted to Captain and assigned to command the Community Policing Division
  • In 2014 Deputy Chief Mazza was transferred and took command of the Investigative Division.
  • In December 2015 he was promoted to Deputy Chief, also transferred to Administrative Services Division Commander
The Records Bureau is primarily responsible for the filing and maintenance of all reports and documents generated by the Police Department as governed by the New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management. The Bureau is also responsible for the dissemination of those reports to the public in accordance with the Open Public Records Act (OPRA), disseminating police reports and all related relevant information such as officer qualifications to the prosecuting authority whether it is a State, County or Municipal entity as well as providing discovery in accordance with the court rules governing discovery. Additionally, the Police Records Bureau compiles the data and generates and disseminates the required monthly, quarterly and annual reports such as Uniform Crime Reports (UCR), Stationhouse Adjustments and NCIC validations. The Police Records Bureau is open to the public Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.
The Identification Bureau is responsible for the intake, cataloging, maintenance and dispositions for all property in the possession of the Brick Township Police Department. They conduct firearms applicant investigations and report their findings to the Chief of Police to issue or deny a firearms application. They prepare all evidence for the State Attorney General, County Prosecutor, Municipal Prosecutor and defense attorneys for trails and court related matters, document crime scenes and scenes of incident/accidents, which would need to be preserved and collect forensic evidence such as fingerprints and DNA samples. They are also responsible to the State Department of Corrections for the inspections and upkeep of our jail facility.
The Professional Standards Unit (PSU) is responsible for the training of all department personnel, issuing of departmental equipment, development of policies and procedures, and conducting background investigations for the hiring of Police Officers, Special Police Officers, Telecommunications Operators, and other clerical staff. PSU keeps records of all training and equipment and is responsible for the Accreditation of the department.
The Supply Unit is responsible for the ordering, receiving, storage and inventory of all supplies used by the department on a day to day basis such as office supplies, office furniture, uniforms, etc. from both O&E and Capital Budgets. The supply clerk completes all purchase orders and prepares them for signatures, and while working with the Administrative Division Commander, ensures all purchase orders are charged to the correct budget line item. The supply clerk also monitors all of the escrow accounts, which are required by ordinance and established by outside contractors that hire off-duty police officers to work at their site. The supply clerk reports directly to the Administrative Services supervisor.
The Fleet Maintenance Unit is responsible to ensure the vehicle fleet is in working order, performs minor repairs, and schedules repairs and servicing with the Township Vehicle Maintenance.
The Radio Technology Unit is responsible for all radio communication systems for the Township of Brick. This includes Police, Fire, EMS, Public Works, Recreation and Lifeguards.

The Communications Center function is to receive incoming calls for service and dispatch the appropriate units to the call for service (i.e., Police, Fire, and EMS). The center is staffed with twenty full time and five part time Telecommunication Operators and one Telecommunications Supervisor. The Telecommunications Operators perform several important tasks including the handling of 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls for service, the dispatching and monitoring of Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) within the Township of Brick.

All Telecommunications Operators are certified by the State of New Jersey as Emergency Medical Dispatchers and Basic Communications Operators as well as receiving continuous training in domestic violence call handling, crisis and hostage negotiations, tactical communications, and advance public safety dispatching in addition to being proficient in local, state and national databases. In addition, several of our Telecommunications Operators have been trained as Tactical Dispatchers.

The NCIC (National Crime Information Center) is responsible to ensure that all NCIC entries are validated through the State Police NCIC 2000 validation system and ensure training is complete and records are accurately saved.
The Information and Technology Unit’s primary function is to ensure police telephone and computer systems run efficiently with minimal downtime. They also maintain all computer servers and workstations, data infrastructure, planning and implementing hardware and software upgrades and provide technical support to all users. System uptime, data availability, redundancy and disaster recovery are amongst the IT Units most crucial functions.
The Internal Affairs Unit is staffed by personnel of the department as assigned by the Chief of Police. The Internal Affairs Officer will report to the Administrative Division Commander but shall be directly responsible to the Chief of Police. The Internal Affairs Officer is responsible for receiving, processing and supervising internal affairs investigations that involve allegations of criminal conduct and acts of misconduct made against members of the Brick Township Police Department. The Internal Affairs Officer ensures that allegations made against members of the Brick Township Police Department are thoroughly and objectively investigated to their logical conclusion. The Office of Internal Affairs maintains a comprehensive index of all complaints received against all members. This information is submitted to the Ocean County Prosecutors Office on an annual basis.
The Deputy Chief is directly responsible for preparing and overseeing the Police Department’s O&E and Capital budgets.