Morris County Sheriff’s Office

About Us: Bureau of Corrections

entrance to the correctional facility

Undersheriff: Joseph J. Pascale
Warden: Christopher Klein

The Bureau of Corrections oversees the operation of the Morris County Correctional Facility. In this capacity, it is responsible for the custody and care of persons incarcerated by court order who are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced to 364 days or less in jail. It employs 201 staff members, 159 of whom are sworn staff, making it the largest law enforcement agency in Morris County.

Bureau of Corrections Divisions

Security Division

The Security Division is responsible for the care and custody of persons incarcerated as per court order or lawful arrest.

Identification Division

The Identification Division serves as a central repository for all criminal records of persons arrested in Morris County. Manned 24 hours a day, information such as fingerprints, criminal histories and photographs is made available to federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. This division is also responsible for the maintenance of all records of current and former inmates, SLAP records, inmate accounts and records generated by the Classification Unit.

Support Services Division

This division handles the majority of services made available to and utilized by the correctional facility. This includes everything from food and medical services to inmate programs, coordination of visits, maintenance repairs and oversight of private contractors who must be monitored by sworn staff to ensure that all provisions set forth in each contract are being adhered to.

The Bureau of Corrections also operates the Sheriff’s Labor Assistance Program (SLAP). This program provides an alternative to incarceration for individuals sentenced to serve jail time for non-violent offenses. Under the supervision of sheriff’s officers, participants perform a wide range of community service throughout Morris County.

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