Sheriff Jonathan Sammons is the elected sheriff in Gloucester County. He was elected in a close election in 2021 and now faces the voters again in 2024.

Jonathan Sammons is the first black sheriff to be elected in Gloucester County. As he prepared to take office in 2021, the majority of Democrats in charge of the County Government moved the sheriff out of the county administrative offices leading many to call out the move as racist.

The good news for the county is Gloucester County is safer than much of New Jersey with the 8th lowest crime rate among all 21 NJ counties. A lot of that has to do with a strong sheriff's department.

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Sheriff Sammons joined me on the show to discuss the plans for another term. I did ask him to address the accidental shooting at a local range that reportedly injured a few officers right before Easter and to size up his competition for this year's election.

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30 neighborhoods in NJ where richest families live

These ZIP codes in New Jersey have the highest percentage of households earning more than $200,000 in annual income, meaning these are the neighborhoods were the wealthiest families are most likely to live. The figures are based on 5-year data by the U.S. Census American Community Survey as of 2021.

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The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Bill Spadea. Any opinions expressed are Bill's own.

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