Welcome and thank you for your interest in the Union County Prosecutor’s Office. Acting Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan was sworn into office on January 31, 2018 and serves as the county’s chief law enforcement officer. Here you will find information about the office, links to the latest press releases, necessary contact information for specific units and a link to the John H. Stamler Police Academy.
With approximately 70 detectives and 70 Assistant Prosecutors, the Prosecutor’s Office is the largest law firm in Union County and one of the largest police departments. Together with a support staff of secretaries, paralegals and law clerks, the office prosecutes thousands of juvenile and adult criminal cases each year.
December 10, 2018
Essex County man sentenced to 55 years for 2015 killing of Rahway woman
December 10, 2018
Newark man charged following police standoff in Linden
December 7, 2018
Union County Sheriff’s officer charged with theft
November 23, 2018
Elizabeth man convicted of aggravated manslaughter
November 15, 2018
Armed robber who shot victim sentenced to extended term of 50 years
November 12, 2018
Plainfield homicide under investigation
Michael A. Monahan
Albert Cernadas Jr.
First Assistant Prosecutor
Vincent G. Gagliardi
Chief of Investigations
The mission of the Union County Prosecutor’s Office is to investigate and prosecute major crimes occurring within the County; to proactively coordinate community outreach initiatives that improve quality of life for the County’s citizens; and to work cooperatively with each of the County’s various law enforcement agencies to protect the public’s fundamental rights to safety, security, and liberty.
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