Chief Assistant Prosecutor, Special Victims Unit (Ret.)
Chris Freid received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University in the Bronx, New York and received his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Connecticut. After a judicial clerkship in the Passaic County Superior Court, Mr. Freid served as an assistant prosecutor in the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office where he handled domestic violence cases. Since November of 1999 he has served as an assistant prosecutor in the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. In that Office, he has been a member of the Special Victims Unit since early 2000 where he has participated in numerous investigations and trials involving cases of child sexual abuse, child homicide, physical abuse, and neglect. In January of 2014 he assumed the role as supervisor of the Special Victims Unit and was promoted to Chief of the Unit in December 2014. Mr. Freid is a member of the Passaic County Multidisciplinary Team; is an adjunct faculty member of the Robert D. McCormick Center for Child Advocacy and Policy at Montclair State University since 2005; is a faculty member of Child First/Finding Words-New Jersey since 2006; is a faculty member of the Passaic County Police Academy since 2000, regularly engages in community trainings, and sat on the board of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Children’s Alliance.