Rick Tauber is a new Officer with the Bergenfield Police Department, having just graduated from the Bergen County Police Academy Class 115. Prior to that, Rick spent two years as a Public Safety Telecommunicator for the Bergen County Police Department and worked as a NJSORA-certified Security Officer.
Rick is a U.S. Army Infantry Veteran and was a team leader while deployed to Iraq for a year during his service. He hails from Lyndhurst, in southern Bergen County, and is an active member of his local American Legion Post 139, where he serves as the Sergeant-at-Arms and enjoys participating in youth-outreach programs at area schools. He also spent several years volunteering as an Auxiliary Police Officer in his hometown.
In his spare time, Rick enjoys spending time with his wife, Caitlin, and their rescued Bluetick Coonhound, Cora. He is a lifelong sports fan and currently plays in an adult intramural roller hockey league. When the weather is right, you can catch Rick on the golf course or at the lake fishing.