Joint Initiatives PDF Print E-mail

Senior Essex County Sheriff’s detectives and other Sheriff’s officers who have received specialized training and have vast field experience in gang intelligence, narcotics investigations, fugitive tracking and explosives, among other law enforcement disciplines, are regularly assigned to federal, state and regional law enforcement task forces operating in Essex County.

On these task forces, Essex County Sheriff’s detectives work in close harmony with officers and agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Secret Service, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, the United State Marshals Service, and the New Jersey State Police. The task forces concentrate on a broad scope of criminal activity including gangs, gun and narcotics trafficking, fugitive apprehension, street crime, white collar crime, and bank robbery.

Essex County Sheriff’s detectives are also assigned to the Essex County Street Crimes Unit and Essex County Prosecutor’s Gang Task Force.