Teterboro told to find a police force

TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) — Bergen County's sheriff is telling the county's smallest town to find another police force. Sheriff Michael Saudino says the county will not renew a contract to patrol part of Teterboro for $100,000 a year plus the use of a police vehicle. Officials say the true cost of providing one officer per shift around the clock was more than $1 million.

The Record newspaper reports Saudino's attorney John McCann told the county freeholders on Wednesday the deal negotiated by the previous county executive makes no financial sense.

The current county executive merged the county police department with the sheriff's office.

Teterboro has a population of 70 people. But it is home to an airport and numerous businesses.

The sheriff's office will continue patrols until the end of the year.


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