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Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Achieves 100% Compliance with Department of Corrections Standards

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5/13/2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2014
CONTACT: David Martinez, 201-336-3516, dmartinez@bcsd.us

Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Achieves 100% Compliance with Department of Corrections Standards 

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino today announced that the Bergen County Jail is in full compliance with standards set forth by the New Jersey Department of Corrections. The four day inspection performed back in September 2013 by the Department of Corrections through its Office of County Services has determined that the Bergen County Jail satisfies the 622 requirements outlined in the New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 10A:31, the “Manual of Standards for New Jersey Adult County Correctional Facilities.”

"This is an excellent day for the men and women who tirelessly work at making the Bergen County Jail a safe and efficient facility,” said Sheriff Saudino. "This achievement signifies that this administration is fulfilling its commitment to the taxpayers to run a first-rate facility consistent with the core functions of the Sheriff’s Office.”

The DOC Standards include the following areas: Planning and Design, Personnel, Training and Staff Development, Management of Information Systems and Inmate Records, Emergency Procedures, Security and Control, Use and Control of Security Equipment, Food Service, Sanitation, Inmate Clothing and Hygienic Living Conditions, Medical, Dental and Health Services, Inmate Rights, Access to Courts, Disciplinary Procedures, Protective Custody, Mail, Visits, Admission, Search, Orientation, Property Control and Release, Classification, Remission of Time from Sentence, Inmate Work Programs, Inmate Services, Volunteer Programs, Fiscal Management.

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5/13/2014 11:51 PM

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