John Goncalves

Undersheriff Goncalves is the supervisory officer in charge of the Courts and Transportation Divisions. The Sheriff's Office Courts Division is responsible for all security-related matters at the various Essex County court campuses. The Transportation Division is one of the busiest inmate transportation units in the nation and is responsible for the safe and secure transfer of prisoners from the Essex County Correctional Facility to the Essex Vicinage of the Superior Court and to other federal, county and municipal courts. Prior to becoming Undersheriff, Goncavles served in tasks forces with the U.S. Secret Service and FBI that were responsible for large scale tasks and operations. Goncalves has been a member of the staff for 27 years.