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401 Grand St. Paterson, NJ 07505 | (973) 881-4000
"Rich History, Bright Future"
Camelia M. Valdes
Passaic County Prosecutor
Phone: (973) 881-4800
Fax: (973) 225-0155
Major Crimes Division

Homicide
Jason Statuto, C.A.P. 
(973) 881-4807

Vehicular Homicide
Jason Statuto, C.A.P. 
(973) 881-4807

Arson/Environmental
Jason Statuto, C.A.P. 
(973) 881-4807

Megan's Law
Gina Pfund, C.A.P.
(973) 225-5443

Human Trafficking/Special Investigations
Gina Pfund, C.A.P.
(973) 225-5443

Special Victims 
Christopher Freid, C.A.P
(973) 837-7639


Administrative Trial Division

Trial Section
Seth Galkin S.A.P
(973) 881-4849

Speedy Trial Unit
Seth Galkin S.A.P
(973) 881-4849

Domestic Violence
Josue Vasquez, S.A.P.
(973) 225-5443

Juvenile
Jason Harding, C.A.P. 
(973) 881-4313


PreIndictment Conferencing/Grand Jury/Central Judicial Processing (C.J.P.)
Andrew Palestini, C.A.P.
(973) 881-4325
 
Drug Court
Patrick Breen, A.P.
(973) 881-4803

Expungements
Lisa Verlardi, C.A.P.
(973) 881-7739

Appellate
Christopher Hsieh, C.A.P.
(973) 881-4855

Open Public Records Act Liaison
Lisa Verlardi, C.A.P.
(973) 837-7739

Return of Property
Mark Festa, S.A.P.

(973) 881-2821

 

White Collar Crime Division 

Public Integrity/Organized Crime
Mary Catherine Ryan, C.A.P. 
(973) 837-7653

Insurance Fraud
Jay W. McCann, C.A.P.
(973) 837-7616

Financial Crimes
Jay W. McCann, C.A.P.
(973) 837-7616

Intelligence/Homeland Security 
James P. Berado, D.F.A.P.
(973) 881-4896


Narcotics Division

Narcotics, Gangs and Violent Crimes Task Force
Paul Degroot C.A.P.
(973) 837-7671

Forfeiture/Civil
Lisa Verlardi, C.A.P
(973) 837-7739


Passaic County Prosecutor's Office 
Police Shooting Response Team 

Legal Advisor
Mary Catherine Ryan, C.A.P.
(973) 837-7653


Passaic County Prosecutor's Office 
CART Response Team 

Legal Advisor
Gina Pfund, C.A.P.
(973) 225-5443


Passaic County Prosecutor's Office 
Bias Crime Unit

Bias Legal Advisor
Vivian Khalil S.A.P.
(973) 881-4803