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Sheriff's Sergeant Named Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

Release Date: August 07, 2018
Recently, Sheriff's Sergeant Krista Galante was named the 2018 New Jersey JSMART (Judicial Security Management Response Team) Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Tom Jindracek, State of NJ Superior Court Assistant Trial Court Administrator for Morris/Sussex County Vicinage & Sgt. Krista Galante
Tom Jindracek, State of NJ Superior Court Assistant Trial Court Administrator for Morris/Sussex County Vicinage & Sgt. Krista Galante

Recently, Sheriff's Sergeant Krista Galante was named the 2018 New Jersey JSMART (Judicial Security Management Response Team) Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

JSMART is a cooperative effort between the 21 Sheriff's Offices of New Jersey, the United States Marshals Service, the New Jersey State Police, and the Court & Judicial Security Unit of the State Judiciary which is responsible for the provision of a statewide task force to protect the judiciary and the maintenance of a statewide protective intelligence database, the Suspicious Activity Monitoring System (SAMS), to share intelligence with law enforcement agencies throughout the state.

Sgt. Galante has been with the Sussex County Sheriff's Office since 2003, serving in both the Bureau of Corrections and the Bureau of Law Enforcement. Since JSMART's inception in 2015, Sgt. Galante has been a core committee member, ultimately being named JSMART Statewide Communications Coordinator in 2017, a role in which she still currently serves.

Sheriff Strada congratulates Sgt. Galante on her well deserved recognition and wishes her continued success in her career.