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Sheriff Shaun Golden and Freeholder Director Thomas Arnone on Opioids in Monmouth County
November 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shaun Golden is the 76th Sheriff of Monmouth County and is the chief executive of the 605 member, $68 million agency which consists of three divisions: law enforcement, communications and corrections, as well as the administration of the Monmouth County Police Academy and the Office of Emergency Management. Sheriff Golden is a lifelong resident of Monmouth County and brings with him a wealth of experience in law enforcement and public administration with over 20 years’ experience in law enforcement as well as experience as an EMT, certified paramedic and volunteer firefighter. He holds a master’s degree in administration from Seton Hall University, is a NJ Certified Public Manager and an adjunct professor at Monmouth University with the Department of Political Science and Public Policy. In 2013 Sheriff Golden received the Maurice Pollak Award for Distinguished Community Service from Monmouth University. Under his leadership, the Sheriff’s Office offers over 28 community safety programs throughout the county and has partnered with Neptune High School in establishing Explorer Post #1 at Neptune High School for the Jump Start Law/Criminal Justice students as well as partnering with Neptune for the annual Sheriff Youth Week program. Sheriff Golden will be discussing his opioid awareness initiatives and experience with the issue throughout his career.
Thomas A. Arnone is serving his third, three-year term on the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders. During his tenure as Mayor in Neptune City, Director Arnone served as the director of the Office of Emergency Management and as a member of the Land Use, Planning, and Recreation boards as well as the Shade Tree, Environmental and Community Development Block Grant committees and the Alliance to Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Director Arnone attended Brookdale Community College and will be discussing opioid awareness throughout his career experience in Monmouth County.