Today, Sheriff Anthony Cureton and the Bergen County Sheriff's Office joined with local and county law enforcement agencies to host the annual Bergen County "Chief for a Day" celebration.

"Chief for A Day" is an inspirational program that offers local children with chronic health conditions and special needs a behind-the-scenes look at law enforcement.

Participating agencies planned local community activities followed by a group photo at the Bergen County Courthouse, a joint motorcade ride, and a presentation lunch at the Venetian Catering Hall in Garfield.

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The Bergen County Sheriff's Office hosted honorary "Sheriff" Parker Chase Diaz, a Garfield Preschool student. "Sheriff" Diaz who was sworn in by Sheriff Cureton, received a tour of the BCI facility, a meet and greet with the BCSO K-9 Unit, and his own BCSO vehicle compliments of Bergen County PBA 134.

"I would like to thank all the agencies and sponsors who participated in this year's festivities and helped put this event together. Chief for a Day is truly an amazing program and I thank all of our 'honorary' chiefs for going above and beyond to provide outstanding service to their communities today" said Sheriff Anthony Cureton.

The following agencies participated in the 2019 Chief for a Day program:

Bergen County Sheriff's Office – "Sheriff" Parker Chase Diaz

Bergen County Prosecutor's Office – "Chief" A.J. Vigliotti

Bergenfield Police Department – "Chief" Jonathan Horowytz

Elmwood Park Police Department – "Chief" Michael Davis

Emerson Police Department – "Chief" Damien Gonzalez

Englewood Police Department – "Chief" Xavier Santino Rodriquez

Fair Lawn Police Department – "Chief" Brandon Arevalo

Fairview Police Department – "Chief" Sean Plata

Fort Lee Police Department – "Chief" Javion McCoy

Garfield Police Department – "Chief" Jayson Enriquez-Canete

Hasbrouck Heights Police Department – "Chief" Liliana Riordan

North Arlington Police Department – "Chief" Patrick Barbara

Saddle Brook Police Department – "Chief" Tracey Hayes

Teaneck Police Department – "Chief" Paul Noby Parayil

Washington Township Police Department – "Chief" Jacob Terzi

Wood-Ridge Police Department – "Chiefs" Dante NeseConti & Valentina NeseConti