Using the superlatives “ultimate”, “innovator,” “revolutionary,” and “extraordinary,” Monmouth County and State Law Enforcement associations lined up to endorse Sheriff Shaun Golden for a third full term leading the County’s law enforcement and emergency management operations.
The State P.B.A., the Monmouth County Conference of P.B.A. Delegates, P.B.A. Local #314 (Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers)and P.B.A Local #240 (Monmouth County’s Correction Officers) each cited Golden’s extensive law enforcement and EMS background, his leadership and his embrace of advanced technology to increase the effectiveness and cost efficiency of his Office as reasons to keep him on the job.
Freehold, NJ- Anthony Anderson, President of the Police Benevolent Association Local #240, Monmouth County’s 300 corrections officers, announced the union’s support of Sheriff Shaun Golden and Freeholders Tom Arnone and Serena DiMaso for reelection on November 8.
“Sheriff Shaun Golden is an innovator and an extraordinary leader of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office,” Anderson said. “During his tenure as Sheriff, Golden as achieved what for many government leaders would be unimaginable—he has reduced his department’s budget by millions of dollars while enhancing the working conditions of the men and women who have sworn to protect and serve Monmouth County residents. As his employees and as taxpayers in Monmouth County, we are proud to encourage our friends and families to vote for him on November 8.
“Freeholders Tom Arnone and Serena DiMaso have proven themselves to be strong stewards of Monmouth County’s government and strong supporters of law enforcement and public safety.
Sheriff Shaun Golden, left, confers with OEM Coordinator Michael Oppegaard during preparations prior to Superstorm Sandy. MMM file photo
Three Fraternal Order of Police lodges, the New Jersey State FOP and Locals #121, the Monmouth County Superior Law Enforcement Officers and Local #30, the Monmouth County Superior Corrections Officers, announced their endorsements of Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden on Thursday afternoon, November 3.
Golden has been Monmouth County’s Sheriff in 2010 when Governor Chris Christie appointed him to fill the vacancy created by Kim Guadagno becoming Lt. Governor. He was elected to three year terms in November of 2010 and 2013 and is seeking a third term on Election Day, November 8.
The New Jersey State Police Benevolent Association Retired Officers Local #600 has endorsed Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden for another three year term leading the county’s law enforcement and public safety office.
The endorsement was published in the September edition of New Jersey COPS magazine and followed an August 30th visit to the Monmouth County Public Safety Center in Freehold by Local 600 President Tom Lombardi and Local 600 State Delegate Jim Toma.
With Halloween coming on Monday, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is urging residents to keep safe and take precautions before, during and after trick or treating.
“The safety of children is our top priority in Monmouth County,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “As we celebrate Halloween, it is particularly important to stress safety and good judgment to ensure that our children stay out of harm’s way while trick or treating.”
Golden’s Office offers the following safety tips to keep Monmouth County children free from danger, risk or injury on Halloween:
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden has received the endorsements of the New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benefit Association and the Long Branch FMBA Local 68 in his bid for another three year term in leading the County’s public safety efforts.
“Sheriff Golden’s leadership has ensured a progressive agenda to modernize emergency response throughout the county and improve communication and dispatch across the entire region,” said Ronald Cattelona, President of FMBA Local 68. “The new Monmouth County Radio Communication/Emergency Operations Center is second to none in New Jersey and will serve the county for decades to come. It is this type of proactive management and foresight that improves safety and security to all of Monmouth County.”
The Monmouth County Republican team for County Offices, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Surrogate Rosemarie Peters, Freeholder Director Tom Arnone and Freeholder Deputy Director Serena DiMaso released a video ad this afternoon that reminds voters of the $4.5 million property tax cut and outstanding services the county government provides.
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden launched a forum to prevent opiate abuse with students from area colleges and high schools yesterday, the Student Ambassadors For Heroin Use Prevention. The first program of its kind in the state of New Jersey, the ongoing program will bridge students and leaders of various agencies together, to address opiate addiction.
“Law enforcement, educational and behavioral healthcare professionals can’t combat this problem alone,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “That’s why it’s of the utmost importance that our adolescents and young adults, along with the professionals, work together to provide new and innovative approaches, strategies and solutions. Through this initiative we hope to inhibit the wave of opiate use, addiction and related deaths.”