The Detective Bureau is staffed by five Detectives and one clerical staff member. Detective Sergeant Michael Hoppock is the bureau supervisor. Detective Sergeant Michael Hoppock.
The Detectives in the bureau can be contacted via phone as listed below or by emailing each detective. Their email address is the first initial of their first name followed by their entire last name @manalapanpolice.org.
Detective Kevin Schmidt 732-446-8387
Detective Jennie Hensley 732-446-8392
Detective Dominick Donatelli Jr. 732-446-8388
Detective Bryan Belardo 732-446-8385
Detective Seth Kreizman - 732-446-8371
In addition to investigating crimes the five Detectives have additional roles and responsibilities. Some of these responsibilities are as follows:
Responsible for Liquor License investigations and licensing applications.
Liaison between the department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Bias Crimes Unit.
One Captain and one Lieutenant trained in Crisis Negotiations, two of which are a part of the Monmouth County Emergency Response Team.
Two detectives assigned as Evidence Officers and responsible for logging, maintaining, destroying and returning all items taken into evidence for the entire department.
One detective who liaisons with the Juvenile Conference Committee for all juvenile cases brought before the committee.
One detective who is the liaison between the department and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Unit.
One detective who maintains all the intelligence for the department regarding individuals in or associated with any recognized gang and liaisons with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Gang Unit.
Two detectives (one main and one assistant) who is responsible for registering, and maintaining files on, local convicted sex offenders.
Detectives who investigate drug activity and liaisons with the Monmouth County Narcotic Strike Force for narcotic investigations within the Township.