The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office will continually strive to be the premier law enforcement agency in the State of New Jersey by identifying, responding to, and fulfilling the needs of the community we serve.
The Mission of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is to effectively and efficiently enforce the rule of law throughout Bergen County, provide for the care and custody of detainees housed in the Bergen County Jail, provide a safe and secure environment for the administration of justice in the courts of the Bergen County Justice Center, to enforce orders issued by those courts, to assist police agencies by providing forensic and investigative support services and to educate and inform the citizens of the myriad of public safety issues that may have an impact on their day to day lives.
The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office commits to achieving our vision and mission by exhibiting professional and community LEADERSHIP:
Loyalty - dedicated to supporting the organization, its members, and its mission
Ethics - adhering to the highest level of professional standards
Accountability - taking responsibility for our conduct
Duty - committed to achieving the organization’s mission and vision
Education - seeking excellence through continuous improvement of knowledge
Respect - treating all people with consideration, dignity, and fairness
Service - committed to improving the quality of life in our community
Honor - dedicated to fairness and truthfulness in our conduct
Integrity - adherence to a firm code of ethical values
Professionalism - dedicated to providing superior service through innovation, collaboration, and partnerships