NY Sheriffs Association

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts Gives Testimony at Assembly Hearing Exploring Legalizing Marijuana

Just before he took office as the new president of the Sheriffs’ Association, Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts traveled to NY City with NYSSA Associate Counsel Alex Wilson to testify […]


Sheriffs Attend NYSAC Conference in Albany

Ten Sheriffs, along with several Undersheriffs, Jail Administrators and Sheriffs’ Association and Institute staff, participated in the annual NYSAC Winter Conference in Albany last week, including attendance at the meeting of […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


#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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]