Eric Moritz

Eric Moritz

Eric began his public safety career when he joined the Mahwah (NJ) Fire Department in 2005.

To date, Eric has served as the Rescue Captain, Mahwah Fire Rescue Co #1, since 2012 and has attended numerous firefighting and technical rescue specialty courses. With these skills, Eric brings a wealth of knowledge to NePSD in the realm of difficult rescues, anything vehicle extrication related, ropes and knots, and ‘thinking outside the box.’

Complementing his technical rescue credentials, Eric also has a strong diving background starting with him joining Mahwah FD’s Water Rescue Team in 2009 before moving up to public safety diving in 2011 (Mahwah Co #1 Dive Team). 

Diving Credentials:


  • ERDI Tender Technician
  • Drysuit
  • Full Face Mask
  • ERDI Dive Technician I and II
  • Low Light/Night Operations
  • Ice Diver
  • ERDI Underwater Criminal Investigation (UCI)
  • Contaminated Water Diver
  • Hull Searching Operations
  • Surface Supplied Air Full Face and Helmet
  • ERDI Supervisor


  • Open Water
  • Advanced Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Search & Recovery
  • Master Diver