Tom Arnone will continue his role as the director of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 2020. Sue Kiley will be elected Deputy Director when the Board reorganizes on Tuesday, January 7, 4 p.m., at Bio Technology High School in Freehold Township. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 4th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Monmouth County News, Nick DiRocco, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Sue Kiley, Tom Arnone | Comments Off on Arnone will be Freeholder Director, Kiley Deputy Director in 2020
Monmouth County: Sheriff Shaun Golden is reinforcing the message to prepare, plan, stay informed and get involved as National Preparedness Month gets underway. National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is an effort to educate the public on how to prepare for emergencies. This year’s National Preparedness theme is: Prepared Not Scared.
“The Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with numerous agencies, prepares for emergencies such as natural disasters, active shooters, mass casualties and chemical threats throughout the year by conducting drills, training, tabletops exercises and educational programs,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden whose agency runs the Office of Emergency Management. “These types of training exercises are critical in ensuring that we can effectively and efficiently respond to crises situations. It’s vital the public plays a role as well by preparing, planning and staying informed.”admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Press Release, Shaun Golden | Tags: FEMA, Monmouth County News, National Preparedness Month, OEM, Press Release, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Kicks Off National Preparedness Month With Safety Tips
Labor Day weekend is projected to be beautiful. However, Jersey Shore beaches have been experiencing dangerous riptides recently. This trend is expected to continue through the weekend.
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden recorded this video earlier this summer with Chief Lifeguard Tim Harmon of Sea Girt to warn of the dangers of riptides and how to avoid a tragedy in the ocean.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: How to survive a riptide, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County News, Riptides, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Tim Harmon | 1 Comment »
A prerequisite to the VISCOMP (Volunteers in Sheriff’s Community Programs), the course is designed to foster and promote an understanding by citizens in Monmouth County of the services offered and challenges facing the law enforcement agencies in the county. It is envisioned that graduates of the Citizen Police Academy will gain awareness and appreciation of the services provided by these agencies and will become “goodwill ambassadors” for the law enforcement and public safety community.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: Citizens Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy., Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Sheriff’s Office to hold Citizens Police Academy/Law Enforcement Mini Academy
With tens thousands of Monmouth County residents expected to be without power for the rest of the week, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden’s Office has shared safety warnings for the use of generators and food safety tips for when the power comes back on.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: Food Safety, Generator Safety, Monmouth County News, Power Outages, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Safety Tips From The Sheriff
110 Monmouth County teenagers—potential future law enforcement officers–completed the 27th Annual Monmouth County Sheriff Youth Week last Friday during a graduation ceremony at the Police Academy in Freehold.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Ava Gregorio, Executive Undersheriff Ted Freeman, James O’Toole III, Jaxell Larios, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Richler Innocent, Sheriff Shaun Golden, Sheriff Youth Week, William Wingard | Comments Off on 110 Teens Complete 27th Annual Sheriff Youth Week
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden took a respectful tone in his response to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office strongly worded rebuke of his extending the County’s 287 (g) agreement with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE).
In a letter dated July 9 to Veronica Allende, Director of the Division of Criminal Justice in the AG’s Office, Golden promised to provide the information demanded in Allende’s letter of July 8 and enlisted the support of ICE to also provide information to the Attorney General’s Office.
Golden touted the success of Monmouth County’s 287 (g) agreement with ICE, which he said has been in place since 2010 and is only instituted at the jail:Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Shaun Golden | Tags: Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, ICE, Sanctuary State, Sheriff Shaun Golden, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Veronica Allende | 2 Comments »
Sheriff Shaun Golden wants all to celebrate their patriotism with backyard barbecues, family gatherings as well as professional fireworks displays that will be taking place in Monmouth County, to mark the Fourth of July holiday.
During this celebration, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office is reminding people that fireworks are dangerous and illegal, with the exception of certain sparkling devices and novelty items, and should only be handled by the professionals. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, on average, 180 people go to the emergency room each day with fireworks related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.admin | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: 4th of July, Fireworks, Independence Day, Monmouth County News, Press Release, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Warns of Fireworks Danger
Mercer County: In the continuing effort to fight crime, Sheriff Shaun Golden is pleased to announce the newest team to the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit. Sheriff’s Officer Doug Marino and K-9 Blue, a two year old Belgian Malinois, graduated from the New Jersey State Police K-9 Scent Class #34 on June 14, after 14 weeks of intense training in explosive detection.
“It’s an honor to welcome this highly trained K-9 team to our unit. S/O Marino and his partner Blue will prove to be a great asset to Monmouth County and local police departments,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden. “K-9 teams are extremely essential when it comes to bolstering homeland security capabilities by playing a vital role in protecting our county against criminal and terroristic threats, combatting the proliferation of drugs, as well as assisting in the apprehension of suspects.”admin | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News, Press Release | Tags: K-9 Blue, Monmouth County K-9 Officer, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden, S/O David Lasko, S/O Dough Marino, S/O Michael Mindo, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Sheriff Shaun Golden Announces New Crime Fighting K-9 Team
Kevin Tuohy, the candidate who was endorsed at the Dems mini-convention earlier this month, has withdrawn for health reasons.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News | Tags: 2019 elections, Kevin Tuohy, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff, Monmouth Dems, Monmouth GOP, Raymond Dothard, Sheriff Shaun Golden | 3 Comments »