SHOUT OUTS: Four Bergen County Sheriff’s officers were promoted during a ceremony today at the county courthouse.
A career law enforcement professional with 22 years of service with the Sheriff’s Office, Kolich is a graduate of the FBI Leadership for Police Executives and is a Certified Public Manager in the State of New Jersey. He will supervise the Homeland Security/Operations Division and the Special Services and K-9 unites.
Criscuolo has 22 years of law enforcement experience and is a “distinguished canine handler and part of one of the most experienced cadaver search teams in the State of New Jersey,” Saudino said. Criscuolo has assisted several law enforcement agencies in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area with operations that included the 9/11 recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. He will be assigned to the Court Security Unit.
Bagnuolo — with 25 years of law enforcement experience and VanDer Weert with 22 years — spent a large part of their careers in the sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI) and have assisted various law enforcement agencies solve countless crimes in the county. Both will be assigned to the Homeland Security/Operations Unit.
“I would like to congratulate each of the aforementioned officers as they are promoted to the next level in their law enforcement career,” Saudino said. “I am grateful for the work that they have put in and for the services they provide to Bergen County residents.”