File 25, Volume 467

File 25

Volume 467

$50 Million in Funding for Sheriff’s Offices Available from NYS

Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $50 million grant program, specifically aimed at providing technology improvements to law enforcement agencies across New York State. The funding will allow police departments and Sheriff’s Offices located in communities outside of New York City to purchase new technology and equipment that will modernize operations and more effectively solve and prevent crimes.

The Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) will administer the funding. Indications are DCJS is open to funding any r

asonable request for improving an agency’s technology infrastructure.
Agencies are invited to submit applications until noon on Wednesday, November 8, 2023.
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Volume 466

Never Forget…

. . . the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on U.S. soil, and the many first responders and law enforcement personnel who have lost their lives over the last 22 years as a result of their service on that day and in the months following the attacks

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August 18, 2023

Sheriffs’ Institute Summer Camp Enjoys Another Great Year

It’s hard to believe, but camp season is nearly over. Check out the goodbyes to campers from staff as another week – and now another year – of fun at Camp Iroquois ends.

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July 28, 2023

Cycle Success – The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office broadcast a request for bicycle donations so members of Re-Entry Columbia could use them for traveling to and from work as they rebuild their lives after being released from incarceration. Per the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, “We asked for donations, and Columbia County residents showed up and let us know just how much they care about the success of others. We are . . . busting at the seams with a total of 25 bikes donated in just two days.”
Pictured above from left to right are Columbia County Sheriff Don Krapf, County employee Loren Ultimo and Undersheriff Jacqueline Salvatore.

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June 30, 2023

Sheriff’s Offices Note Their Reaccreditation Accomplishments

Three Sheriff’s Offices announced their law enforcement reaccreditations this month from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and the Law Enforcement Agency Accreditation Council (LEAAC). Congratulations to the staff from all three Offices who worked hard to maintain and improve the quality of their operations.

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June 9, 2023

Sheriff Makes Waves with Boater Safety

It’s That Time of Year Again . . . New York State Sheriffs’ Association President and Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple (pictured) kicks off a press event near the Hudson River in Albany to mark the start of boating season across New York State and in observance of National Safe Boating Week, held May 20 – 26 this year. Sheriff Apple noted from U.S. Coast Guard statistics that drowning was the reported cause of death in four out of every five recreational boating fatalities in 2021, with 83% of those who drowned not wearing life jackets. He also reported that all operators of motorized vessels, regardless of age, will be required to have a boating safety certificate by January 2025.

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May 26, 2023

NYSSA Leaders Meet with New York State Senate Leader

Strengthening Partnerships — New York State Sheriffs’ Association President and Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple (right), along with NYSSA Third Vice President and Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa (left) met with Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Majority Leader of the New York State Senate, to promote the Sheriffs’ legislative program that includes enhancing Civil Service requirements to broaden applicant pools, enacting a statewide 20-year retirement program for Jail Corrections Officers and providing exemptions for Sheriffs and Undersheriffs from MPTC training and certification.

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May 5, 2023

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Opens Corrections Intelligence Center

Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon, Jr. (pictured), recently announced the official launch of its “Corrections Intelligence Center” (CIC). The CIC is the first-of-its-kind jail intelligence network that shares data, trends, best practices and potential threats across jails and prisons.

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April 20, 2023

Oswego County Receives Funds for Regional Police Academy
A Great Start — (l – r) Oswego County Legislator Linda Lockwood, Oswego County Sheriff Don Hilton; Cayuga Community College President Dr. Brian Durant and County Legislature Vice Chair Marc Greco at the presentation of funds to create a law enforcement academy (photo contributed by Oswego County).

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March 31, 2023

Erie County Sheriff’s Office Wins NYSSI Award . . . Again

Continued Recognition — Yates County Sheriff Ron Spike (left), Chairman of the Board of Directors for the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute (NYSSI), presents the 2023 Innovative Program Award to Erie County Sheriff John Garcia.

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