Administrative Bureau Commander:

The Administrative Bureau provides leadership, expertise and resources to support police operations in addressing criminal activity, problem solving operations and improving the quality of life in our community. The Administrative Bureau works collectively with police officers, citizens and other agencies to enhance community policing throughout the Township of Bloomfield.

The Administrative Bureau is responsible for the review, classification and retention of all incident reports taken by the Bloomfield Police Department. This incudes hundreds of thousands of incident reports, arrest reports, restraining orders, gun permits, fingerprint cards, alarm registrations and many other documents. In maintaining a centralized records system, it allows the Administrative Bureau to complete the Uniform Crime Report (UCR), process and maintain all Megan’s Law Offenders’ files, maintain and file all gun permits and firearms identification cards and allows for a mechanism to accept alarm registration applications.

The Administrative Bureau is also responsible for the filling of all Open Public Record Act requests (OPRA) involving police related issues, maintaining and ensuring that the Bloomfield Police Departments jail structure is up to the Department of Corrections’ standards, and supervising all tow operations in the Bloomfield Police Department.

The Administrative Bureau is also responsible for Payroll operations within the police department, and the recording and maintaining of all attendance records.

The Administrative Bureau is comprised of the following personnel: 1 Captain, 1 Lieutenant (Training Commander), 1 Sergeant (Intelligence Officer), 1 Detective (Megan’s Law Liaison) and two records clerks.

The Administrative Bureau is open 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily Monday-Friday (Holiday’s excluded).


Ralph Colasanti
Law Enforcement Building
1 Municipal Plaza
Bloomfield NJ 07003