Bergen County Sheriff’s Office

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