Essex County Sheriff’s Office

FILE - A body camera worn by a police officer. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Essex County Cops To Wear Body Cameras

The idea is to increase transparency and accountability while de-escalating intense situations between officers and the public they serve.

08/19/2015

Sheriff's Officer Robert Andrews

Police: Essex County Sheriff’s Officer Tipped Off Drug Dealers During Investigation

Andrews has been suspended without pay since July 2, according to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura.

07/17/2015

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Officer Shot, Wounded In Paterson, N.J.

An off-duty Essex County Sheriff’s officer and a second person were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in Paterson, N.J.

12/01/2013