Internal Affairs

Internal Affairs

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Internal Affairs is responsible for protecting the integrity of the department by ensuring compliance with the highest ethical standards, performance criteria, and commitment to public service.

Internal Affairs thoroughly and impartially investigates complaints of employee misconduct, and performs extensive background investigations of Sheriff’s Officer applicants to ensure that only the best candidates are considered for employment.

Internal Affairs additionally compiles information that assists in identifying trends, patterns, problem areas and other improprieties by the department’s employees.

For the Annual Major Discipline Reporting Form Click Link Below:

Major Discipline Reporting Form

If you wish to file a complaint against an employee of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, please use the form below.

Annual IA Document

IA Annual Summary 2023

Drug Testing Policy & Procedures

Early Warning System