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Bergen County Sheriff Resigns Over Remarks

Sep 22, 2018 - The New York Times

The sheriff of the most populous county in New Jersey resigned Friday, a day after a recording in which he made racist remarks about black people and Sikhs was published by WNYC.

The sheriff of Bergen County, Michael Saudino, a Democrat who was in his third term, had initially issued an apology Thursday evening, but declined to step down even after numerous public officials -- including Gov. Philip D. Murphy, Representative Josh Gottheimer, whose district includes a large part of Bergen Co...