New Faces on the Force: Officer Maier
Get to know West Caldwell Police Department's first female officer.
Three probationary police officers were sworn in to the West Caldwell Police Department last month. The following bio on Kristin Maier was provided by the WCPD:
Patrol Officer Kristin Maier graduated from Woodbridge High School in 1999 and received her associate’s degree in English at Middlesex County College in 2005. She earned a bachelor’s in psychology from Montclair State University in 2007, where she worked on campus at The Children’s Center as a Teacher’s Aid.
Maier joins the West Caldwell Police Department after serving approximately five years with the Montclair State University Police Department, where she initially was hired as a dispatcher. She was then promoted to police officer in March of 2008 and attended the Essex County College Police Academy where she was a squad leader. After graduating from ECCPA and being a patrol officer for two years, she was then assigned to the Detective Bureau in November of 2010.
Her brother, William Maier Jr., is currently a police officer with the Mamaroneck Police Department in New York.
Officer Maier resides in Caldwell with her fiancé.