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Bergen County Freeholders Give Final Approval For Police, Sheriff Merger

Bergen County freeholders have given final approval to ordinances that will merge the County Police Department with the Sheriff’s Office.

02/27/2015

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Police: Wig-Wearing Bandit Robs Glen Rock, NJ Bank

Authorities say an armed bandit wearing a pink wig robbed a northern New Jersey bank.

02/18/2015

Jim Tedesco (credit: Bergen County Board of Freeholders)

Bergen County Executive-Elect Jim Tedesco Looks To Merge Police Departments

Tedesco, a county freeholder and former mayor of Paramus, said he hopes to sign a memorandum of agreement realigning the two police forces within his first 100 days in office.

11/06/2014

Clarinda Carter (left), a correction officer at Autry State Prison in Georgia, and Covian Camp, an inmate, have been charged for running a phone scam on New Jersey residents. (Credit: Bergen County Sheriff's Office)

Bergen County Sheriff: Phone Scam Traced To Georgia Prison

A correction officer and an inmate in Georgia targeted Bergen County residents in a phone scam, convincing them they needed to pay fines for missing jury duty or having an outstanding arrest warrant, police said.

05/20/2014

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Officials: Fraudsters Target Bergen County Residents With Jury Duty Phone Scam

Fraudsters are apparently targeting Bergen County residents with a jury duty phone scam. Calls have been made on pre-paid cell phones with ‘201’ area codes, the Bergen County Sheriff’s office said.

03/19/2014

Ava Borntrager, a 6-year-old suffering from leukemia, is sworn in as Maywood, N.J.'s honorary "chief for a day," on June 14, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Maywood, N.J. 6-Year-Old Calls The Shots During Bergen ‘Chief For A Day’ Program

It’s more than about police work — it’s a day to bring some smiles to some of the county’s bravest young citizens.

06/14/2013