This Day In History: 1965-03-11
A series of promotions and the adoption of a new salary guide for the Mahwah Police Department were actions taken at the Township Board meeting. Sgt. Thaddeus Kownacki was prompted to lieutenant and Ptl. Fred Miller and Henry Fidura were promoted to sergeants. The new lieutenant replaced John Micik who died in 1964. Existing officer on the force were Chief Edmund Wickham and Capt. Charles Haight. The Chief reported that five new patrolmen would be hired during the month. The new salary guide set upper and lower limits for each grade: Chief between $9,000 and $10,000 Captain between $7,800 & $8,500 between $7,300 and $8,000, Sgt between $7,100 to $7,500 Lt detective from $7,000 to $8,000 Patrolman from $5,000 to $7,000.