Undersheriff Darryl Breckenridge

Undersheriff Darryl Breckenridge is responsible for the law enforcement division of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office. Under his command, Undersheriff Breckenridge is in charge of 132 sworn law enforcement personnel and 27 civilian employees.

The Division consists of an Administration Section, Special Services Bureau, Training Bureau, Warrant/Fugitive Section, a Criminal Investigation Bureau, a Court Operations and Satellite Security Section, a Canine Unit, a Records Bureau, and a Transportation/Detention Bureau, which oversees the implementation of youth detention transportation services to Middlesex County.

Undersheriff Breckenridge has more than 30 years of experience in law enforcement and has served our country in the US Army.  In 1980, he was reappointed to the Fair Haven Police department as a Special Police Officer.  In 1982, he worked for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office as an Investigator.  In 1985, he was appointed to the position of patrolman with the Fair Haven Police Department, graduating from the 30th Basic Course for Police Officers at the Monmouth County Police Academy in May 1986.  Undersheriff Breckenridge’s career progressed with the Fair Haven Police Department and he was assigned to the position of Detective from 1997 until 2000.  In 2000 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. In 2002, He was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and became Chief of Police in 2005, he served as Chief of Police for ten years and retired in 2015.  In 2016, Undersheriff Breckenridge became the Director of the Monmouth County Police Academy.

Undersheriff Breckenridge is a graduate of the 232nd class of the prestigious National F.B.I. Academy in Quantico, Virginia, graduating in 2008.  Undersheriff Breckenridge is a member of the Monmouth County Chiefs of Police Association where he served as President of the Association in 2013. He is a member of the N.J. State Chiefs of Police Association, and The International Association of Chiefs of Police.