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Department of Public Safety

ATTENTION: The Bergen County Law & Public Safety Institute will remain closed following Governor Murphy’s Executive Order with regard to the state’s position on schools remaining closed at this time. As soon as it has been deemed appropriate notification will be made as to the date the LPSI can reopen for training.


The Department of Public Safety encompasses the following Divisions: 

  • Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute
  • Communications
  • Consumer Protection
  • Emergency Management
  • Medical Examiner
  • Weights and Measures
  • Safety & Security
  • Bergen County Fire Marshal

Helpful Phone Numbers

  • Consumer Protection:201-336-6400
  • Communications Center 9-1-1 - Emergency / Office: 201-785-8500
  • Weights and Measures: 201-336-7920
  • Medical Examiner: 201-634-2940
  • Emergency Management: 201-785-5757
  • Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute: 201-785-5700
  • Bergen County Fire Marshal: 201-785-5718
  • Safety & Security: 201-336-6099

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Ralph Rivera, Jr., CPM

Director of Public Safety


Tamara Strauss, CPM

Executive Administrative Assistant


 Bergen County Department of Public Safety

One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ 07601

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm