Voters Re-Elect “Double-Dipping” Sheriffs

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Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred Scott (left) and Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich (right)

Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred Scott (left) and Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich (right)

STATE – Last week, New Jersey voters re-elected nine county sheriffs who also earn state pensions, according to a New Jersey Watchdog report.

Among them are Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, who makes a $142,728 salary on top of an $85,295 pension, and Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred Scott, who earns a $129,950 annual salary and a $61,248 pension.

According to New Jersey Watchdog, 17 of 21 county sheriffs earn a salary while collecting retirement benefits from the state’s pension system. The practice is legal, under New Jersey law.

 


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