Please take notice that on June 12, 2018 from 12am to 12 noon the NYS Office of Information Services will be making improvements to the OPNS. Consequently, you can expect the following: There may be periods where you cannot inquire or subscribe to the system. From 6am to 10am you may experienced delayed notifications. Please […]
As Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month geared up this May, New York’s Sheriffs joined the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) to remind riders and motorists to do their part to keep everyone safe on our roadways. Riders are reminded to wear federal DOT-approved helmets whenever […]
Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple’s innovative Sheriff’s Heroin Addiction Recovery Program (SHARP) at the Albany County Jail was featured in a recent story on WRBG profiling the success story of Christopher Ritz, a former inmate and recovered drug addict who now works at the County Jail and credits his recovery to SHARP.
With a full legislative agenda, many Sheriffs from around the state traveled to Albany in March 9 to lobby the senate and legislature ahead of the adoption of the state budget. About 20 Sheriffs met with Deputy Secretary for Public Safety Richard White and a number of senators and assemblymen from both sides of the […]
(l to r) Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, Senator Robert Ortt, Senator George Amedore, Jr., Albany County SHARP Program Graduate Chris, Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal, Assemblymember John McDonald, and Kelly Hansen, Executive Director of the NYS Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors at joint Press Conference with County Mental Health Commissioners, […]
Washington County Sheriff Jeff Murphy appeared on Empire State Weekly this weekend to discuss the NYS Sheriffs’ Association’s proposal for the 2018 NYS Budget to include funding for School Resource Officers (SROs) in every school in New York. Rensselaer County Sheriff Pat Russo and Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple were also interviewed for the background […]
Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts, President of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association, and sheriffs around the state call for state funding of armed officers in all schools. For Immediate Release: Sheriffs Call for State Funding of Armed Officers in all Schools The New York State Sheriffs’ Association today called upon the State Legislature to include in […]
The NYSSA’s new app was a big hit at the Winter Conference, where attendees were able access all conference information right on their phones and receive schedule reminders and notifications. Download the new NYSSA App today and you’ll have access to: Sheriff Directory Corporate Partner List (with links) Conference/Event Calendar Push Notifications about NYSSA Events, […]