JERSEY CITY, NJ – With dozens of proud family members in attendance along with Hudson County Sheriff Frank X. Schillari and local elected leaders looking on, the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office officially swore in 12 new Sheriff’s Officers at a ceremony held on Tuesday at the Hudson County Administration Building in Jersey City, NJ.

“Our mission to serve and protect the residents of Hudson County remains at the forefront of our Office” said Sheriff Schillari. “With the the addition of these new Officers we boost up our number to offer better services to those we swore to protect.”

The new Sheriff’s Officers are: Robert Cavanaugh, Nicholas Coviello, Daniel Gerris, Timothy Hurley, Eric Benitez, Gregory Bleich, Zoe Curtis, Kashan Farhat, Kevin Saliba, Justin Laureano, Melissa Moreno and Ryan Rodriguez.

In addition to Sheriff Schillari, the ceremony included Dignitaries: Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, Honorable Judge Peter Bariso, Undersheriffs Andrew Conti and Francine Shelton, Detective’s Chief Oliver King, Chairman of the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders Anthony Vainieri and Hudson County Freeholder Anthony Romano.