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Retired Bridgewater police
chief gets undersheriff job,
will collect salary and pension

NJ.com, by Walter O´Brien

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Posted By:Ribicon, 4/11/2014 4:46:24 PM

Bridgewater — Bridgewater´s retired chief will now collect a salary as a county undersheriff, in addition to his chief´s pension, according to a report on MyCentralJersey.com. Bridgewater´s former police chief, Richard Borden, will take charge of the Somerset County Sheriff´s Office administration division on Monday, just six months after leaving the Bridgewater force, the report said. He´ll get a nearly $90,000 salary (replacing an undersheriff who had been earning more than $100,000) and will collect a pension of $105,000, the report said. Borden was hired by Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano, with whom Borden worked in Bridgewater from 1982 until 2001.

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NJ leads the way on this kind of action, blowhard "reformer" governor notwithstanding (cue the enablers, "this is a local issue, not state"; etc.). Best part is, a lot of times, these pensions are tax-free.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: merc55h, 4/11/2014 5:00:59 PM     (No. 9807371)

This type of double dip is unconscionable, just a good old boy scratch my back raping of the local taxpayers. It is commonplace in New Jersey where the unfunded liability for current retirees is astronomical primarily due to the malfeasance of former Governors Florio, Whitman and Corzine. Just local pigs at the trough.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 4/11/2014 5:04:47 PM     (No. 9807377)

Why can´t I find a deal like that?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 4/11/2014 7:45:21 PM     (No. 9807515)

I´ve known Provenzano since 1982.
Inflated ego, pretty boy, abandoned his first family, bully and couldn´t investigate himself out of a paper bag. The epitome of a person who gives law enforcement a bad name and uses his office for his own self engrandisement.
Can´t believe Somerset County let this clown get away with this all these years. . . . . But then again, the
SCSO has been a laughingstock in NJ since the 1970´s.

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