NY Sheriffs Association

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Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike Elected to NSA Executive Board

Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike has been elected to the 2018-19 Executive Committee of the National Sheriffs’ Association Board of Directors, one of only five Board members who, along with the elected officers, direct the affairs of the Association between meetings of the entire Board. Sheriff Spike has long represented New York’s Sheriffs at the national level. In addition to […]


Orleans County Sheriff Bower and Jefferson County Sheriff O’Neill Receive MAGNUS Award

Orleans County Sheriff Randy Bower and Jefferson County Sheriff Colleen O’Neill received the MAGNUS award, given by the International Academy of Public Safety’s National Command & Staff College (NC&SC). The Academy recognized 70 sheriffs with the prestigious MAGNUS award at the National Sheriffs’ Association annual conference held in New Orleans.  College President Anthony H. Normore, Ph.D., said: “These […]


Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour Receives J. Standard Baker Award for Highway Safety

Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour is the 2018 recipient of the J. Stannard Baker Award for Highway Safety, which is presented annually by the National Sheriffs’ Association to an officer who has shown unusual initiative directly related to highway safety. The award is sponsored by the US Department of Transportation/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Center for Public Safety at […]


Saratoga County Deputy Cooper receives Medal of Merit from NSA

Saratoga County Deputy Ken Cooper received a Medal of Merit from the National Sheriff’s Association for his outstanding work in the field of community policing in Saratoga County. The NSA awards the Medal of Merit to a Deputy Sheriff for extraordinary contributions to the community and to the field of Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice. Pictured (l to r) NYS Sheriffs’ Institute Executive Director Chris O’Brien; Saratoga […]