Warden Steven Ahrendt has been employed by the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office since June 1995, and is assigned to the Corrections Division. As Warden, he oversees all aspects of the daily operation of the Bergen County Jail.
Prior to being promoted to Captain in April 2013, Warden Ahrendt served as an Administrative Lieutenant and Squad Tour Commander since 2008. Prior to that, he was assigned to the Jail Classification Unit, the Officer in Charge of the Records Division, and as a Tour Sergeant.
Warden Ahrendt holds a Bachelor of Arts from William Paterson College in Psychology/Sociology and Anthropology; a Master of Arts from Seton Hall University in Human Resources, Training, and Development; and a Doctorate of Law from the Seton Hall University School of Law.