It is with deep sorrow and regret that Hudson County Sheriff's Office announces the line of duty death of Lieutenant Matthew A. Vogel on December 27th, 2021. Lt. Vogel began his career with the Hudson County Sheriff's Office on September 13th, 1999. He served as a patrol officer until he was promoted to the rank of Detective in April of 2008 where he served as the Record Room/Evidence and TAC Detective. He remained in that position and was then promoted to the rank of Sergeant on April 11th, 2011, and finally to the rank of Lieutenant on February 7th, 2017. Lt. Vogel served as the agency's SWAT commander and as a member of the Crash Investigation Unit among other duties. He was a long time member of North Bergen EMS, where he served as an EMT. Lt. Vogel was a major asset to this office over the last 22 years and will be forever missed by all.