The Essex County Sheriff's Office

"Providing Safety and Security to New Jersey's Largest and Busiest Superior Court Vicinage; and Law Enforcement, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Services to the Essex County Community."

Sheriff Fontoura Welcomes You

Welcome to the official Web site of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office. Our Web site is a comprehensive guide to the Sheriff’s Office and I invite you to use this electronic resource to learn more about our mission, duties and responsibilities to the residents of Essex County.

Our Web site is an invaluable communications tool which will answer many of your questions and fully outline the many services we provide to our Essex County neighbors and to the law enforcement community. I invite you to acquaint yourself with our Web site’s many links and familiarize yourself with our multi-faceted, full service law enforcement agency.

As we travel the information superhighway together in the 21st century, we will continuously update our site to better understand and meet the needs of the Essex County community through our public safety, emergency management and homeland security initiatives.

Essex County College Police Academy Pre-Entry Agility Test

The following information is important for those interested in applying

to the Essex County College Police Academy.



Learn more about Sheriff Fontoura's Crime Stoppers program here.

Fugutive Tipoffs

Report a fugitive here.

State News

Essex County News