HACKENSACK, NJ — Holiday cheer knows no bounds. Not even behind bars.

In celebration of the holidays, The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is distributing care packages and offering free phones call to all inmates and detainees currently housed at The Bergen County Jail in Hackensack.

“The holidays can be a difficult time for those incarcerated as they are separated from their loved ones," said Sheriff Anthony Cureton. "In the spirit of Christmas, the staff at the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office hopes these free calls and care packages spread compassion and a little holiday joy to those currently in the jail."
 
Treats and snacks are included in the care packages, which are typically available for purchase through inmate commissary accounts.