Officer Zeb Craig, Jr.
May 10, 2020

The New Jersey County Jail Wardens Association
is heartbroken at the passing of a 6 year veteran of the Hudson County Corrections and Rehabilitations and began his law enforcement career in June 2007 when he began working at the juvenile detention center. Officer Craig, 56 years old, died on Sunday, May 10, 2020 from Covid-19 complications and is the second officer in Hudson County to succumb to the outbreak. Zeb is survived by his wife and daughter, as well as two grandchildren.

Zeb was a really good individual. He immortalized ‘you can’t judge a book by its cover’ because he came off as stoic and standoffish and that couldn’t have been further from the truth,” Hudson County Jail Director Ron Edwards said in a phone interview. “He served our department with distinction and a lot of pride. He was a true gentleman and he’d do any task that you gave him.”

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