Sheriff Mike Strada
Sussex County Sheriff’s Office

39 High Street
Newton New Jersey 07860

Phone: 973-579-0850
Fax: 973-579-7884


Sheriff Mike Strada, who has been involved in public service all his life, is serving his third three-year term as Sussex County Sheriff.

After graduating high school in 1987, Sheriff Strada enlisted in the military and served for four years as a sergeant with the 82nd Airborne Division out of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. He is a veteran of Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm and served in both Iraq and Saudi Arabia. While in the military, he was an explosives expert and assigned to a Parachute Infantry Regiment. During his military career, he was awarded the Southwest Asia Service Medal with two bronze stars, Kuwait Liberation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Parachutist Badge and the Army Achievement Medal.

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Sheriff of Sussex County

Undersheriff John Schanstra

Undersheriff of Special Services Unit

Undersheriff John Tomasula

Undersheriff of Corrections

Undersheriff Lee Liddy

Undersheriff of Administration