File 25, Volume 468

NY Sheriffs Association


File 25

Volume 468

December 14th, 2023

Four Sheriffs Stand Down After Decades of Service

At the end of this month, four Sheriffs will step down from their careers after more than 150 years of combined service in law enforcement. The New York State Sheriffs’ Association offers its congratulations and best wishes on their new endeavors.

Rensselaer County Sheriff Patrick A. Russo

A Troy, NY native, Sheriff Russo served for 28 years with the Troy Police Department, where he advanced from uniformed officer to Detective Sergeant and to head of the Narcotics Bureau, a position he held for eight years. He was Rensselaer County Undersheriff for 12 years before being serving two terms as Sheriff starting in 2016.

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