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Sheriff Golden Warns Of Phone Scams

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is warning the public of phone scams demanding money in the name of the Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office received a number of calls from residents in reference to a telephone solicitation, claiming that they owed money. The scam artists say they are members of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Division and are calling individuals, stating that their legal issues must be rectified immediately by paying a fine.

“This type of solicitation and misrepresentation is inexcusable and will not be tolerated,” said Sheriff Golden. “Our agency does not make calls asking for money or contributions of any kind, nor does it authorize the solicitation of funds. We will aggressively investigate such scams and pursue all avenues of complaints both on the criminal and civil side.”

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Posted: January 9th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Warns Of Phone Scams

35 Recruits Graduate From Monmouth County Police Academy

Fifteen new police officers and twenty new corrections officers graduated from the Monmouth County Police Academy on Thursday, December 13, during a ceremony in Freehold, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden announced.

“By successfully completing this training, these fine men and women have demonstrated their commitment to law enforcement and corrections,” said Sheriff Golden, whose agency runs the Monmouth County Police Academy. “That is a great privilege, since there is no higher responsibility, than maintaining public safety. I’m proud of their accomplishments and commend all for a job well done.”

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Posted: December 14th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on 35 Recruits Graduate From Monmouth County Police Academy

Monmouth County Launches Mobile Addiction Recovery Service

Ocean County Prosecutor Joe Coronado, Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni celebrate the launch of HOPE One

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden and Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni unveiled HOPE One on Monday evening during the National Night Out gathering in Asbury Park.

The mobile unit staffed with a sheriff’s officer, a certified peer recovery specialist and a licensed clinician that will travel to targeted communities in the county connecting individuals with substance use disorder and family members, to immediate services, treatment facilities and Naloxone training is the latest innovation in the County’s ongoing efforts to combat the opioid addiction epidemic.

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Posted: August 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Video: Monmouth County launched drug treatment program for inmates

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Posted: July 31st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Video: Monmouth County launched drug treatment program for inmates

Sheriff Golden Warns Of Fireworks Danger

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden is warning County residents of the dangers that fireworks pose to the lives and limbs of residents celebrating our nation’s Independence over the Fourth of July holiday.

“The result of fireworks being handled in the wrong way can cause serious injuries,” Sheriff Golden said. “It’s important to know that the danger is not only limited to general Fourth of July fireworks. Even sparklers, which are now exempt from the state’s fireworks ban, should be kept away from small children, as they can easily cause harm.”

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Posted: June 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County Life, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden Warns Of Fireworks Danger

Sheriff Golden: Safety is top priority during the storm

With a significant winter storm expected to hit Monmouth County on Wednesday, March 7, Sheriff Shaun Golden and his team are warning County residents to be prepared, stay informed and to follow the direction of public safety officials.

“We will be doing our jobs and ask that residents continue to monitor the weather and follow the direction of public safety officials,” said Sheriff Shaun Golden, whose office runs OEM. “It’s expected to be a major storm, particularly Wednesday afternoon through the evening. If we all heed the warnings, pay close attention and are prepared to act accordingly, it will help lessen the impact of the storm.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 6th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Golden: Safety is top priority during the storm

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

Murphy claims bi-partisan support for property tax/charity scheme. Republicans disagree, call for NJ reforms

Marlboro, NJ-With Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty looking like Chris Christie standing behind Donald Trump on Super Tuesday — and four other Democrat mayors standing behind him, Governor Phil Murphy today declared he had bi-partisan support for his plan to have the state’s municipalities set up charities to accept donations in lieu of property taxes.  Murphy said that the recent income tax reform passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump is a tax increase on New Jersey’s middle class.   The scheme he is proposing would, if allowed by the IRS, reverse the impact of the tax reform law’s $10,000 cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction.

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Posted: February 9th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

65 of New Jersey’s 100 Safest Towns Have Republican Mayors

Logo courtesy of alarm.org

The National Council for Home Safety and Security released its annual list of New Jersey’s 100 Safest Cities this morning. MMM’s research into the list determined that 65 or the 100 towns have Republican mayors.  32 of the towns have Democrat mayors and 3 have Independent mayors.

NCHSS is a trade association comprised of home security professionals across the country that advocates for safe communities and home safety with a strong focus on community involvement.  They rated New Jersey town’s with populations greater than 10,000 for violent crimes per 1000 residents and property crimes per 1000 residents. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report statistics and the organizations internal data and research were used to determine the rankings.

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Posted: February 5th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 5 Comments »

Sheriff’s Officers Bust Two Drug Dealers, Seize 1200 Bags Of Heroin, 22 Grams of Coke And Cash

Monmouth County Sheriff’s Patrol At Seastreak’s Highlands Terminal. file photo

Two Monmouth County Sheriff’s Officers, with the assistance of the drug sniffing K-9 team, arrested two Monmouth County men during a traffic stop on the Garden State Parkway at exit 109 on Wednesday.  1200 bags of heroin, 22 grams of cocaine, $4500 in cash, and a 2014 Dodge pickup truck were seized during the arrest, according to an announcement, according to an announcement by Sheriff Shaun Golden.

Sheriff’s Officers Glenn Sonnaband and Jason Simeone arrested Daniel Torres, 47 of Long Branch, and Alexander Mazza, 46 of Eatontown, who were charged with two counts of possession of Controlled Dangerous Substances  and two counts of possession with intent to distribute CDS.  The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and the FBI Red Bank Office participated in the arrests and investigation. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 26th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »