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Bergen County Sheriff's Office Achieves 100% Compliance with DOC Standards 

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Bergen County Sheriff's Office Achieves 100% Compliance with DOC Standards 

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2/5/2010

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HACKENSACK - Bergen County Sheriff Leo P. McGuire today proudly announced that the Bergen County Jail was certified by the New Jersey Department of Corrections as being 100% compliant with all 622 DOC Correctional Standards. 

"I am extremely pleased to be able to say that the Bergen County Jail is in full compliance with DOC correctional standards," said Sheriff McGuire. "This achievement signifies that this administration is fulfilling it's commitment to the taxpayers to run a first-rate facility as safely and efficiently as possible."

The New Jersey Department of Corrections inspects all jails each year to ensure that the 622 NJDOC correctional standards are being achieved. 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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HACKENSACK - Bergen County Sheriff Leo P. McGuire today proudly announced that the Bergen County Jail was certified by the New Jersey Department of Corrections as being 100% compliant with all 622 DOC Correctional Standards. 

"I am extremely pleased to be able to say that the Bergen County Jail is in full compliance with DOC correctional standards," said Sheriff McGuire. "This achievement signifies that this administration is fulfilling it's commitment to the taxpayers to run a first-rate facility as safely and efficiently as possible."

The New Jersey Department of Corrections inspects all jails each year to ensure that the 622 NJDOC correctional standards are being achieved. 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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