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Warden to be Sworn In as President of NJ County Jail Wardens Association

(Woodbury, NJ) – Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Dan Christy announced today that Gloucester County Warden Eugene Caldwell will be sworn in as President of the New Jersey County Jail Wardens Association on Friday, Jan. 9 at Scotland Run Golf Course in Williamstown.

NJ DOC Commissioner Gary Lanigan will be administering the oath of office to Warden Caldwell.  Caldwell, of Franklinville, previously served as Vice President to the New Jersey County Jail Wardens Association.

Freeholder Director Damminger said, “We are proud of Warden Caldwell’s accomplishments, his in-depth knowledge of correctional services has assisted Gloucester County regionalize its Department of Correctional Services.  This regionalization has helped save our taxpayers than $9.7 million and ensures the inmates are transported to and from their designated locations both timely and safely.”

Freeholder Dan Christy said, “Warden Caldwell is well-known for his professionalism throughout the correctional facilities in the state’s counties and he is an asset to our Correctional Services.  Running a regionalized Correctional operation, men, women and juveniles has never been done in New Jersey before we started in 2013 and Warden Caldwell handles this position with integrity and searches for means to have inmates successfully reenter our communities.”  Christy is the Freeholder Liaison to Correctional Services.

The New Jersey County Jail Wardens Association was established in 1959.  The membership of the Association shares information about the operations of jails and provides training and other support.

Approximately 125 people will be in attendance at the installation of Warden Caldwell and the Executive Board that will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 9 at the Scotland Run Golf Course Banquet Hall, 2626 Fries Mill Road, Williamstown, NJ.