The Honorable Thomas V. Manahan, J.A.D. of the Morris/Sussex Vicinage Retires

The Morris County Bar Association held a retirement dinner for the Honorable Thomas V. Manahan, J.A.D. on September 26, 2018 at The Madison Hotel. Judge Manahan served in the Morris/Sussex Vicinage beginning in 2003 as a Superior Court Judge in the Criminal Division, the Family Division, the Civil Division, and the Appellate Division before his retirement in 2018. Prior to his time as a Judge, he served as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, as the Union County Prosecutor, and as an Assistant New Jersey Attorney General. Although Judge Manahan has retired from his position as a Superior Court Judge, he will continue his work as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Cornell Law School.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and many members of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office attended the event to celebrate the wonderful career of Judge Manahan. Prosecutor Knapp presented Judge Manahan with a plaque commemorating his judicial service over the past 15 years in the Morris/Sussex Vicinage.

Prosecutor Knapp stated, “Judge Manahan’s presence in the Morris County Courthouse and our legal community will be sorely missed. He was a joy to work with and served as an inspiration and mentor to many young lawyers and law clerks throughout the course of his career”.

The Honorable Thomas V. Manahan, J.A.D. of the Morris/Sussex Vicinage Retires
Prosecutor Knapp and Judge Manahan

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Peter DiGennaro at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.

Members of Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Host Educational Assembly for Students at Randolph Middle School

On September 21, 2018, Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Samantha DeNegri and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office visited Randolph Middle School to educate the students on bullying, diversity, and internet safety. The instruction was provided to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who have recently begun the school year.

Each grade attended the program for approximately one hour, and were instructed on how to properly communicate on the internet, what constitutes bullying and the repercussions of bullying, as well as the importance of embracing diversity. Students were encouraged to participate, and many had questions concerning the topics covered. This is the second middle school that SAP DeNegri and Det/Sup LaGuerre have visited in the early stages of the school year to educate students, and they have multiple other school assemblies scheduled in the near future.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp stated, “The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office will continue to work hand in hand with local school systems to further the education of the next generation of leaders. Proper internet safety and understanding diversity are both extremely important for these students to learn, and Supervising Assistant Prosecutor DeNegri and Detective Supervisor LaGuerre’s efforts are applauded”.

Members of Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Host Educational Assembly for Students at Randolph Middle School

Members of Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Host Educational Assembly for Students at Randolph Middle School

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Peter DiGennaro at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre Provided Career Advice at Bloomfield College Career Development

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre joined local students at Bloomfield College for a career development day on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Approximately fifty students from Bloomfield College’s EOF (Educational Opportunity Fund) Program attended the presentation. The EOF Program focuses heavily on preparing students to enter the workforce with confidence and optimism.

Detective Supervisor LaGuerre, a Bloomfield College and EOF Program graduate, spoke with the students for one hour, during which time he discussed the various career paths available in law enforcement. The students had the opportunity for a question and answer session following the presentation. Detective Supervisor LaGuerre’s approximately twenty years of law enforcement experience across multiple units, provided the students with insightful information for their future planning. Multiple students eagerly participated, stressing their interest in law enforcement careers.

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp stated, “The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office will continue working with all levels of the education system to reach out and potentially inspire the next generation of law enforcement. With proper education and guidance, no goals are out of reach for our students”.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre Provided Career Advice at Bloomfield College Career Development
Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre Speaks to Bloomfield College Students.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre Provided Career Advice at Bloomfield College Career Development

Inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to Public Information Officer Peter DiGennaro at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.