Public Safety Award: Lt. Carlo Marucci

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Lt. Carlo Marucci is a life-long resident of Montville Township. He lives in Montville with his wife, Kristen, and their sons, Giancarlo, 8, and Gianni, 6. Marucci graduated from Montville Township High School and pursued his career in criminal justice at County College of Morris and William Paterson University.

In 2001, Marucci was hired as a Patrolman by the Montville Township Police Department. In 2012, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, and in 2015, to Lieutenant, where he remains the Shift Commander of Squad One within the patrol division. He also serves as the Head Firearms Instructor, which oversees the firearms program for the department, and Field Training Officer for the new patrolmen. During his career, Marucci has received five Honorable Service Awards, two Unit Citations Awards, and two Life Saving Awards. He was also the recipient of the Chamber of Commerce Public Safety Award in 2011.

Between January and September 2016, Marucci arrested 14 people for possession of Heroin, resulting in the seizure of over 571 bags of Heroin. He works hand in hand with his officers, and always provides assistance to them when needed, giving them guidance, direction, and instructions. He leads by example and has brought pride and distinction to the Montville Township Police Department.