Warden Christopher Davies
Warden Christopher Davies has been employed by the Bergen County Sheriff's Office since 1993. After a steady rise through the ranks, Davies was promoted to the rank of Warden in May of 2014. As Warden, he is responsible for the daily administration, operation, and maintenance of the Bergen County Jail, and for the protection, custody and discipline of all inmates. The Corrections Division is comprised of 330 sworn and civilian employees, and the Jail has a rated capacity of 1150 inmates.
During his previous assignment as Captain (2008-2014), Davies had overseen all security and custody operations at the Jail, the Jail Intelligence Unit, Jail Security Unit, and served as the commander of the Sheriff's Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.). Since 2006 Davies has also served as the Officer-In-Charge of the Sheriff’s Training and Re-Direction Team (S.T.A.R.T), a regimented and high intensity court ordered summer program designed to rehabilitate and re-direct juvenile offenders from incarceration.
As a Lieutenant, Davies was assigned to the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute in Mahwah where he served as the Sheriff’s Office Liaison to the Bergen County Police Academy, and the lead instructor for all Basic Corrections Officer Training.
Warden Davies holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from John Jay College, a Master’s Degree in Education from Seton Hall University, and is a Certified Public Manager. He is also a N.J. Police Training Commission Certified Academy Instructor, a Physical Conditioning Instructor, and a Certified Chemical Agent Operator.