• 12/5/17
    A Summer Camp Season to Remember

    A Summer Camp Season to Remember

    By: Dave Sherman, Camp Director


          More than 800 kids from across New York State attended the Sheriffs' Camp  this summer. The Sheriffs' Camp is safe place …

  • 11/15/17
    Never Forget

    We recently sat down with Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour to talk about the business of being sheriff. During the interview, he shared stories that have shaped him and his law enforcement career. …

  • 10/17/17
    Sheriffs Go Purple for Domestic Violence!

    Every minute in the United States, 20 people are victims of domestic violence.

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Now marking its 10th year, NYS’s Shine the Light on Domestic Violence …

  • 7/14/17
    You Have to Laugh

    Law enforcement deals with some of country's most serious issues on a daily basis, but there are times when the moment does lighten a bit. Here is one of Sheriff Dougherty's favorite stories in his …

  • 7/12/17
    83rd Annual Sheriffs' Summer Conference Preview

    We are all looking forward to our 83rd Annual Sheriffs’ Summer Training Conference which begins on Sunday at the restored Marriott Downtown in Syracuse. Our host, Onondaga County Sheriff Gene Conway, …

  • 7/10/17
    A Fresh Start

    Welcome to our new New York State Sheriffs' Institute website and blog, a place where you will hear from and connect with sheriffs all across the state. We've got a new look and many news ways to …