Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr.

Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr.Robert L. Langley Jr.
Putnam County Sheriff

Robert L. Langley, Jr, the 55th Putnam County Sheriff, is committed to Putnam County and has built his life around public service. He was raised in Carmel and graduated from the Mahopac Central School District. He makes his home on a small farm in Garrison with his wife, Lydia JA Langley, and is the founder and president of a private security company serving commercial and residential clients.

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Riverside Crafts Fair
What a welcoming smile! Investigator Sean Menton on duty at the Riverside Crafts Fair in Garrison. Feel free to say hello. It’s a long ride back to Carmel! #putnamsheriffNY #putnamcountyNY #garrisonNY #bikepatrol #trekbikes @garrisonartcenter
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Repost courtesy of @pcso_k9satch #putnamsheriffNY #k9friday #germanshepherd #policedog #sheriffK9

Assisting the Emergency Services Unit with a tree down #k9satch #sheriffk9unit #pcso #uspcaregion7 #stihl #safetyfirst

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Welcome to this week’s #throwbackthursday where we throw back to 1968. In this photo are Deputy Donald Killarney seated in the car, Deputy Steve Frank, Lt. Don Lyke and Sheriff Ray Weizenecker. Is this a 1967 Plymouth Fury? Inquiring minds want to know! #putnamsheriffny #putnamcountyny #putnamhistory #vintagecar #exhibitionofspeed #policecar
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Hannah and Dora or Dora and Hannah
Who says Mondays are not the best day of the week? Certainly not these two. K9 Hannah has a visitor! K9 Dora and she graduated in the same class. They are both certified electronic detection dogs. For all you sharp eyed Hannah fans, is she on the =>=> ??? #putnamsheriffny #putnamcountyny #k9 #yellowlab #policedogs

***UPDATED*** Peekskill Hollow Road Accident

UPDATED: Photos from Monday’s truck crash on Peekskill Hollow Road and Tinker Hill Road in Putnam Valley. Among the multiple agencies that assisted the Putnam Valley Fire Department are the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services Hazmat Team, the Westchester County Hazmat Team, the Peekskill Volunteer Ambulance Corps, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Fire Department Hazmat Team, the NY DEC, the New York State Environmental Conservation Police, the New York State Fire who responded to this incident since there was spillage of approximately 3000 gallons of asphalt emulsion into the stream. The Kent Fire Department, Mahopac Falls Vol. Fire Department, Continental Village Vol. Fire Department and Yorktown Heights Volunteer FD all provided mutual aid for the agencies and first responders engaged in the aftermath of the crash which 11 hours later was still an active scene. The driver suffered minor injuries in this one vehicle accident. Earlier in the day Peekskill Hollow Road was closed between Bryant Pond Road and Jeanne Drive for an extended period of time. Access to and from Tinker Hill Road via Oscawana Lake Road only. Check for continued road closures in the morning in case of any updates. Thank you to Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Department for the more complete information of involved agencies cooperating to secure and address the scene. #putnamsheriffNY #putnamcountyny #firstresponders #hazmat #putnamvalleyfiredepartment #putnam_county_b.e.s_ #multiagencycooperation #putnamvalleyny (photos and drone images by and courtesy of @fiftyfivephotos-do not reproduce without permission)
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Thank You Monika and Joe Stilwell

Many thanks from everyone at the #putnamsheriffny to Monika and Joe Stilwell for their generosity in throwing such a wonderful family picnic for Department members and their families. The weather could not have been better for food and fun in the sun. The Stilwells made generous contributions to the Sheriff’s Office which have aided public safety for our community. Did you go? #stilwellfamilypicnic2019 We are so grateful for their hospitality. #putnamcountyNY #community #K9 #policedog @pcso_k9kato

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Area Law Enforcement Thanked for Support

Sheriff Langley and Undersheriff Corrigan where honored along with other leaders from Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff Michael Schiff), Ulster County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff Juan Figueroa), Orange County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff Carl DuBois), Albany County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff Craig Apple Sr.), Bethel Police Department (Senior Constable Douglas Ketcham), Fallsburgh Police Department (Chief Simmie Williams), Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office (DA Jim Farrell), Town of Bethel Supervisors Office (Supervisor Daniel Sturm) along with other officials from the region. Rabbi Abe Friedman recognized and thanked these leaders for their support and collaboration with the community. #putnamsheriffny #multiagencycooperation #community

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Illegal Dumping Arrest

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of a Bronx man on littering charges for illegally dumping garbage in the Town of Southeast.

On July 29, 2019, Deputy Randel Hill was patrolling Barrett Road in the Town of Southeast when he happened upon a large quantity of trash and construction debris that had been dumped on the County owned property adjacent to interstate 84. After surveying the scene, Deputy Hill collected photographs of the scene and then dug through several bags looking for any identifying garbage that would help locate the owner. In one of the bags Deputy Hill located paperwork belonging to a Lake Carmel man.

Given the quantity and substance of the garbage, (roofing shingles, car tires, lawn mowers and household garbage) Deputy Hill contacted Environmental Conservation Officer (ECO) Kevin Wamsley.

The next day Deputy Hill and ECO Wamsley located the Lake Carmel man. After an investigation Deputy Hill and ECO Wamsley learned that the Lake Carmel man, who was a contractor, had paid an independent contractor to remove waste from a construction site in Yonkers. The independent contractor, 56 year old Antonio Ortiz-Zayas, of the Bronx, was contacted and directed to meet Deputy Hill and ECO Wamsley at the dump site.

Ortiz-Zayas, who, later at the dump site, related to Deputy Hill and ECO Wamsley that he thought Barrett Road was a free dumping site, was issued a Littering summons by Deputy Hill and an Unlawful Disposal Summons by ECO Wamsley, both returnable to the Town of Southeast Justice Court on August 27, 2019.

The garbage was picked up and removed by Ortiz-Zayas.

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15 Potentially Dangerous Apps

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15 potentially dangerous apps that could be on your child’s phone. Apps, many of which are intended for adults, can expose your children to a range of things from bullying and unwanted sexual messages. Some apps can even give strangers your child’s location. Here’s what you can do to help protect your children:
1) Approve every app on your child’s phone. 2) Check privacy settings. 3)Talk with your child about phone use, apps, and social media. Be Smart & Stay Safe while using your smart phone

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Tactical Handcuffing

Deputy Michael Varley instructing future law enforcement officers in tactical handcuffing. Deputy Varley is a highly sought after defensive tactics instructor who trains not only members of this Department but also multiple agencies in Westchester County. We know. He is the best! #putnamsheriffny #putnamcountyNY #putnamsafeputnamstrong #defensivetactics #handcuffing #futureLEOS

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Putnam Lake National Night Out

Many thanks to all the folks who braved the forecast and attended #nationalnightout2019. It was a great success with the @pcsocadets helping with assisting people, K9 Lex and his handler Deputy Dalo doing a decoy training along with Deputy Kraisky, Deputies Pierson and Pizzuto running the child safety table with its great swag, Sgt. Monroe and Deputy Sadowski demonstrating the drone and Sheriff Langley thanking the community for being an active part of helping the Department do its job more efficiently. (Most photos provided by Deputy Pierson) #putnamsheriffny #putnamcountyny #communitypolicing #putnamlakeny #pattersonny #putnamsafeputnamstrong #pcsocadets #sheriffK9 #dronephotography

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National Night Out in Putnam Lake

Tonight! Join in #nationalnightout2019 in Putnam Lake. The #putnamsheriffny will have a K9 there as well as a drone demonstration and information on child safety. Other agencies will be there too with their own programs. The weather seems to be holding off so head on over for a fun evening of community. Details below. #putnamlakeny #putnamcountyny #communitypolicing @nyspolice

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Keeping the Hudson River Safe

What a marvelous day for a boat ride! Deputies Bradley and Irwin certainly have a great assignment! Sheriff Langley came along too and checked out the latest gadgets such as the FLIR Thermal Imaging for locating persons in the dark. Many agencies work to make sure the River is safe for all including the @nyspolice who were also out on patrol. How lucky are we to live among such beauty as the mighty Hudson River? #putnamsheriffNY #putnamcountyNY #marinepatrolunit #justice24 #bostonwhaler #nyspolice #hudsonriver #bearmountainbridge #newburghbeaconbridge

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Greetings from the NYS Sheriff's Camp

Greetings from the NYS Sheriff’s Camp Iroquois. 14 kids from across Putnam joined 120 other children from across New York State for a fun filled week. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves for seven jammed-packed days of swimming, boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, project adventure, hikes and much more! S’mores anyone?? Deputies Charlie Johnson and Claire Pierson had a great time with the kids as well! In the group Deputy photo are representatives from the Suffolk, Monroe, Essex, Ulster and Dutchess Counties Sheriff’s Offices. Looks like they will all have happy memories to last a lifetime. (Photos by and courtesy of Deputy Pierson). #putnamsheriffny #putnamcountyNY #campiroquois #nyssa #pennyanny

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