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New Officers Installed at Winter Conference

Members of the NYS Sheriffs’ Association elected their 2018 slate of Officers and Trustees at the Winter Training Conference. Members elected Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts President of the Association. Sheriff Virts will work with sheriffs around the state to further the efforts of the Sheriffs’ Association to enhance public safety in New York State […]


Winter Conference for Sheriffs a Success

Over 50 Sheriffs and Undersheriffs attended the 84th Annual Winter Conference for Sheriffs at The Desmond in January. We were also joined by retired Sheriffs Daniel Middaugh and Bill Hasenauer from Oneida County, Ron Cary from Madison County, and retired Undersheriff Robert Buchhardt from Cattaraugus County .We want to thank the record 54 exhibitors and sponsors who […]


3rd Place in #Community First Photo Contest

We received 45 entries from 13 counties for our first Photo Contest. All of the photos entered truly reflect the Community First theme, which was inspired by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Community First campaign. Click here to view all photos submitted. Congratulations to all the winners! The Third Place photo was submitted by Scott Robertson […]


Violent Deaths are Preventable…the New York Violent Death Reporting System

Many violent deaths happen in foreseeable, avoidable ways, suggesting that starting prevention early can help reduce the number of these deaths. The number of suicides and homicides occurring are national crises. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans and the 2nd leading cause of death among persons aged 25-34 years. Despite declines […]


#Community First Photo Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in our first annual Community First Photo Contest. We received 45 entries from 13 counties. All of the photos entered truly reflect the Community First theme, which was inspired by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Community First campaign. Click here to view all photos submitted. Winning pictures will appear on the […]


New Sheriffs’ Seminar

New York State Sheriffs’ Association hosting our New Sheriffs’ Seminar in Albany, NY. Enjoying a great lunch at Jack’s Oyster House. 5 Sheriffs Elect and 4 new or incoming Undersheriffs attended along with representatives from New York State Police, New York State Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services, New York State Public Safety, The Governor’s […]


NYSSA Photo Contest

The New York State Sheriffs’ Association is conducting our second Photo Contest. The theme of the contest remains Community First, a theme inspired by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Community First campaign. Inspiration: This tradition began in 2017 with a submission by features a photo taken by Jefferson County’s Kim Schuldt, who won the National Sheriffs’ […]


Law Enforcement Supervisor Training Conference

Fifty-six Law Enforcement Supervisors from 30 sheriff’s offices around the state attended specialized training for Law Enforcement Division Supervisors at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY in September. The three-day program, sponsored and organized by the New York State Sheriffs’ Association and the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute, provides participants with training in […]


Sheriff’s Week 2017

Governor Cuomo Joins New York’s Sheriffs in Declaring the Week of September 17, 2017 to be Sheriff’s Week in New York State! #nysheriffs  #sheriffsweek2017