Saratoga Springs, NY – Forty-five Law Enforcement Supervisors from 30 sheriff’s offices around the state attended the 17th Annual Law Enforcement Division Supervisor’s Continuing Education Program at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs recently.
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 the latest advances in law enforcement.
Sessions included an ICE review and update by Dennis Rau from the NYS Division of Homeland Security, a case study of how to handle a criminal case in the national spotlight by St. Lawrence County Sheriff Kevin Wells, a review of New York’s Crime Statistics by NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services Executive Deputy Commissioner Michael Green, and a case study of the shooting of Johnson City Police Officer David Smith by Broome County Undersheriff Alex Minor.
The chief officer in the sheriff’s road patrol division, law enforcement supervisors are responsible for criminal and traffic law enforcement, sex offender management, investigations, and administrative matters for their divisions.
The New York State Sheriffs’ Association, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation, formed in 1934 to assist sheriffs in the efficient and effective delivery of services to the public. It comprises all of the elected and appointed sheriffs of New York State. Visit www.nysheriffs.org
The New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute, Inc. was established in 1979. The mission of the Institute is to assist the office of the sheriff in advancing education in the criminal justice community, preventing juvenile delinquency, developing lawful and productive citizens, and supporting victims of crime and their families.