Sheriff’s Office Accepting Youth Week Applications

Monmouth County high school aged children who are considering a career in law enforcement have an extraordinary opportunity this summer.  For the 26th year, the Sheriff’s Office is conducting it’s challenging Youth Week program.

Sheriff Shaun Golden today announced that the program will take place July 9-13 at the Monmouth County Police Academy in Freehold Township.  Applications are being accepted until June 9th.  Background checks will be performed on all applicants. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 14th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Monmouth Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 Communications Center Receives National Recogintion

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Undersheriff Robert Dawson were in Washington yesterday to accept the the Outstanding 9-1-1 Call Center/Program Award from the NG9-1-1 Institute and the Congressional NextGen 9-1-1 Caucus.   The ceremony took place at the Rayburn House Office Building.

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Posted: February 15th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Monmouth Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1 Communications Center Receives National Recogintion

The Arnone Report: Eat Healthy and Keep Safe

By Monmouth County Freeholder Tom Arnone

photo by Michael Colarusso, Monmouth County Government

It has been a busy couple of weeks full of exciting initiatives and events here in Monmouth County! As such, I’d like to share just a few updates with everyone.

First of all, I’m pleased to announce the launch of my Healthy Monmouth initiative, which aims to promote healthy eating and living among our youth. It’s my goal to show students the importance of eating local and eating healthy through educational programs.

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Posted: June 20th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Tom Arnone | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Arnone Report: Eat Healthy and Keep Safe

Monmouth County jail is scanning the inside of inmates

FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Correctional Institution is the first correctional facility in New Jersey to purchase and operate a full-body X-ray device to detect concealed objects on inmate, according to the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden said in a press release that the goal of the equipment is to prevent the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 31st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Sheriff’s Detectives Make Bomb Threat Arrest

Christopher M. Young’s facebook photos

Christopher M. Young of Freehold Borough was arrested by detectives of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office yesterday and charged with making a false public alarm of a critical infrastructure. Young texted a bomb threat to the agency’s 9-1-1 Telecommunications Center in Freehold on December 8, 2016 from a pre-paid cell phone.

A former employee of the 9-1-1 center who was fired in October of 2016 during his probationary employment, Young’s text claimed there was a bomb in the center.

“These types of threats are taken very seriously and will not be tolerated to ensure the safety of the people who live and work in Monmouth County,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “I commend our detectives from the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office for fully responding to this false public alarm and actively working to find out who was responsible for this disruptive and potentially dangerous threat.”

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Posted: February 2nd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Sheriff’s Officers Equipped with Body Worn Cameras

photo via Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office

The Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers deployed in the criminal fugitive warrants section of the Law Enforcement Division were equipped with body worn cameras, effective today, Sheriff Shaun Golden announced.  The Sheriff’s Office joins 17 other law enforcement agencies throughout Monmouth County that are equipped with the cameras purchased through a grant from the New Jersey Attorney General’s Department of Law and Public Safety and administered by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

“These body worn cameras will build upon the public trust that sheriff’s officers and our partners in law enforcement have in communities, and, enhance the safety of the residents we serve throughout Monmouth County,” said Sheriff Golden. “In addition to the BWC’s being able to hold all accountable at a scene, they can also help capture quality evidence, recognize officer behavior and decrease complaints filed against members of law enforcement.”

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Posted: January 12th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Law Enforcement to open conversation with community

Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, the Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, will open a dialogue with clergy, community leaders, youth groups, high school students Saturday, January 14, 10 a.m., at the Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this morning.

The “Community & Law Enforcement Conversation Seminar” is sponsored by the participating law enforcement agencies as well as by the Social Justice Ministry of Pilgrim Baptist Church and Citizens for A Diverse & Open Society.

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Posted: January 11th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Law Enforcement to open conversation with community

Keansburg Drug Distribution Ring Busted

Angela Scotti

Angela Scotti via facebook

Four Keansburg residents were arrested in the borough on Wednesday, December 14 and charged with various narcotic possession and distribution offenses.

The arrests were the result of a month-long investigation by the Keansburg Police Department, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Narcotics Task Force, according to an announcement by the Keansburg PD.

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Posted: December 16th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Keansburg, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments »

Golden honors veterans at Pearl Harbor ceremony

FREEHOLD — More than 100 people, including law enforcement officials and members of the armed forces throughout Monmouth County, on Wednesday joined state and local leaders for a ceremony honoring the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Patriot’s Pride ceremony was hosted by Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, and included Lt. Gov. Kim… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 7th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Golden honors veterans at Pearl Harbor ceremony

Sheriff Golden Shares Counter-terrorism and Homeland Security Practices With Jewish Federation

Sheriff Shaun Golden and members of the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey

Sheriff Shaun Golden and members of the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden met with members of the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey on Monday at the Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Center in Freehold to discuss emergency action plans for faith based organizations as part of his ongoing commitment to training faith based organizations in keeping their members and children safe.

During the fortuitously scheduled event which followed terrorist attacks in nearby Ocean and Union Counties and New York City last weekend, Golden spoke about the Sheriff’s Office’s continuing proactive approach to addressing homeland security and counter terrorism issues, and, offered advice and assistance to the attendees.

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Posted: September 23rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Shares Counter-terrorism and Homeland Security Practices With Jewish Federation