Columbia County

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David Bartlett
Sheriff

Undersheriff

John Davi

Address

Public Safety Facility, 85 Industrial Tract, Hudson, NY 12534

Phone

518-828-0161

Website

http://www.columbiacountysheriff.us/

Population

63,100

Area

648 square miles

County

Columbia

County Seat

Hudson, NY

Position

Treasurer

Career

Sheriff Bartlett began his law enforcement career with the Town of Germantown Police Department as a Patrolman part time. In 1984, he was appointed as a Deputy Sheriff Jailer, which at that time was the entry level position within the Office. Sheriff Bartlett has held the positions of patrol Deputy Sheriff, patrol Sergeant, Criminal Investigator and in 2006 was promoted to Captain by Sheriff David Harrison, Jr. He was elected to replace the retiring Sheriff Harrison in November of 2013.

Education / Training

Sheriff Bartlett began his law enforcement career with the Town of Germantown Police Department as a Patrolman part time. In 1984, he was appointed as a Deputy Sheriff Jailer, which at that time was the entry level position within the Office. Sheriff Bartlett has held the positions of patrol Deputy Sheriff, patrol Sergeant, Criminal Investigator and in 2006 was promoted to Captain by Sheriff David Harrison, Jr. He was elected to replace the retiring Sheriff Harrison in November of 2013.

Honors and affiliations

Sheriff Bartlett served on the original Drug Entry/Emergency Response Team working his way up to assistant team leader. He has served on the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol and with the Columbia County Drug Task Force. Working with two different dogs as partners, he was a police K-9 handler from 1993 through 2003 and is certified as a K-9 Examiner. Sheriff Bartlett and his partners, K-9’s Asko and Akim, were trained in the fields of narcotics detection, criminal apprehension and tracking.