The primary duty of the Sheriff is the Security of the County Courthouses and protecting all personnel assigned to these facilities. This function is one of several duties mandated by the New Jersey Constitution. Some other examples of the duties carried out by the Sheriff that impact the daily lives of Middlesex County residents are as follows: The Transportation division is responsible for transporting inmates to and from the courthouse as well as to and from other law enforcement departments and correctional facilities throughout the state.
The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function.Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling (732) 256-0055 on Monday, April 26, 2021 between the hours of 10:00am-11:00am. Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Email comments can be sent to the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office at Accreditation@co.middlesex.nj.us. Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards. A copy of the standards is available for inspection at the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office, 701 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Please contact Sergeant Yvonne Zirrith at 732-745-3801 for more information.Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Middlesex County Sheriff Office’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation, may send them by email to Harry J Delgado, Ed.S Accreditation Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to the New Jersey State Association of Chief’s of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12, Marlton, N.J. 08053.