Chief Richard Molinari
Chief Molinari began his police career in 1988. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1995 and promoted to Lieutenant in 1998.
In 2004 he was promoted to the rank of Captain, during this time he commanded every division within the police department including Patrol, Investigations, Support Services and Professional Standards.
In January 2013 he was named Acting Chief of Police and on November 08, 2013 he was promoted to Chief of Police at the age of 47 he became the youngest chief in the history of the Union City Police Department.
Chief Molinari was born and raised in Union City, his family history traces back over 90 years in the city.
Chief Molinari holds a B.A. degree in Public Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Chief Molinari is married to his wife Eileen, and they have three teenage daughters.