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Executive Undersheriff Steven Librie

Executive Undersheriff Steven Librie

Executive Undersheriff Steven Librie is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Sheriff's Office, as well as all administrative and budgetary matters within the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Michael Saudino appointed Executive Undersheriff Librie to this position based on his vast administrative experience and his ability to effectively manage large budgets.

Executive Undersheriff Librie retired in 2010 from the Teaneck Police Department, one of Bergen County’s largest agencies. During his 26 year tenure with the Teaneck Police Department, Executive Undersheriff Librie advanced through all ranks and retired as Deputy Chief. In this capacity Executive Undersheriff Librie was responsible for all divisions including operations, records, investigations, community policing, internal affairs and traffic. Executive Undersheriff Librie serves as Sheriff of Bergen County in Sheriff Saudino's absence.

 

Undersheriff Bob Colaneri

Undersheriff Bob Colaneri

Undersheriff Colaneri was appointed by Sheriff Saudino to oversee the Corrections Division of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office. In this capacity he is responsible for over 300 sworn Correction Officers, dozens of civilian staff members, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement “ICE” detainees, and as many as 1,500 prisoners in the jail.

 Undersheriff Colaneri retired in 2005 after over 27 years of service in Bergen County law enforcement. Undersheriff Colaneri is also a veteran of the U.S Army where he served as a U.S. Military Policeman. While in the Carlstadt Police Department, Undersheriff Colaneri held all ranks and retired as Detective Captain. Throughout his career, Undersheriff Colaneri was involved with multiple major undercover operations which resulted in the seizure of millions of dollars’ worth of evidence and funds. During his time undercover, Undersheriff Colaneri was sworn in as a U.S. Marshal. Undersheriff Colaneri is the recipient of numerous law enforcement commendations including the Bergen County Police Chief’s Valor Award and the State of New Jersey VFW Police Officer of the Year award.

 

 

 

 

Undersheriff Harry Shortway, Jr.
Undersheriff Harry Shortway, Jr.

Undersheriff Shortway is in charge of foreclosures, writs and the execution of writs under the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office. Furthermore, Undersheriff Shortway is responsible for purchasing issues and accounting within the department. Undersheriff Shortway also oversees the civil and personnel arms of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office.

Undersheriff Harry Shortway is a 42 year veteran of law enforcement in Bergen County and a decorated veteran in the United States Marine Corps. During his career in the Ridgewood Police Department, Undersheriff Shortway earned multiple service commendations and took part in dozens of in-service seminars with issues ranging from juvenile crime to terrorism and intelligence training. Undersheriff Shortway brings decades of experience and training to the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office.

Undersheriff Brian Smith

Undersheriff Brian Smith

Undersheriff Smith was appointed by Sheriff Michael Saudino to serve as Undersheriff for the Bergen County Justice Center and the BCI (Bureau of Criminal Investigation) unit of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office. He is responsible for the daily operations of the Court House, ensuring the safety of all employees and visitors.

Undersheriff Smith spent 26 years with the Paramus Police Department and retired in 2005 as Captain of the Patrol Division. Undersheriff Smith was involved in the Paramus Community Policing Unit and the “Explorer Program” which fostered youth involvement in law enforcement. Undersheriff Smith has spent the last five years as Security Director for Paramus Catholic High School where he was responsible for the safety of approximately 1,700 faculty, students and staff.

Inspector Mickey Bradley
Inspector Mickey Bradley

A career law enforcement professional, Mickey Bradley has held a variety of posts in the Bergen County Sheriff’s for nearly 20 years.  As Inspector, he supervises the daily operations of the Sheriff’s Office, oversees administrative and budget issues, and manages the Court Security Division, Special Services Division, Operations Division, Homeland Security Division, Training Division, K-9 Unit, Special Operations Team, Community Outreach Unit and Information Technology Bureau. 

Bradley joined the Sheriff’s Department in 1988 as a Corrections Officer and has steadily risen up the ranks to serve as Sheriff’s Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain.  He has led every unit, bureau and division within the department. 

Inspector Bradley is a Certified Public Manager and holds numerous accreditations including certification by New Jersey Superior Court as an expert in the area of police canine work and fingerprint identification.  He has received numerous commendations throughout his career, and is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy Session #235, the West Point Command and Leadership Program and the FBI Command Institute. 

Warden Robert Bigott

Robert J. Bigott has been employed by the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office since 1989.  He steadily rose through the ranks as a Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain.  In 2008, he was appointed as Warden of the Corrections Division. 

Warden Bigott is responsible for the daily administration, operation and maintenance of the Bergen County Corrections Division, and of the protection, custody and discipline of inmates.  The Corrections Division is comprised of 350 sworn and civilian employees, and has a rated capacity of 1,128 inmates. 

Warden Bigott has worked in various administrative capacities within the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office.  He previously served as the agency’s Public Information Officer and coordinated public relations and community outreach programs.      
      

Warden Bigott was the first corrections professional in the state of New Jersey to be certified by the American Correctional Association as a Certified Corrections Manager.  He is a graduate of the West Point Command and Leadership program and a Certified Public Manager.  He is also a N.J. Police Training Commission Certified Academy Instructor.   

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Captain Kevin Pell

Captain Kevin Pell is an 18-year member of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office.  He began his career with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office in 1992 as a Corrections Officer at the Bergen County Jail. In addition to various administrative duties, Captain Pell currently oversees the activities of the Sheriff’s Training, Operations, Homeland Security, Court Security, Special Services and Accreditation Units.

Prior to his promotion to Captain in August of 2009, Pell served as a Lieutenant and Unit Commander of several different units including Sheriff’s Operations, the K-9 Unit, the Homeland Security Unit and the Special Services Unit.  In addition, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office recently made the commitment to pursue accreditation and Captain Pell was designated as the agency’s Accreditation Manager.

Captain Pell is a Certified Public Manager and certified ASP Baton Instructor.  Prior to achieving rank, he served six years as a Trustee on the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Police Benevolent Association (P.B.A.) Local #134 Executive Board.  During his career with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, Captain Pell has received numerous awards and commendations.  Law enforcement runs in the family – his father is a retired Jersey City Police Sergeant and he has two younger brothers who are also sworn officers.