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.
Robert served with distinction in the Putnam County Sheriff’s department from 1984 until his retirement in 2007. As a Deputy, Robert served as a Criminal Investigator assigned to forensics and identification, as a member of the K-9 unit, and as a training officer in emergency communications. His experience reaches to every level in the Department, including patrol assignment and duty in the County correctional facility. He served in the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department for 14 years, four as a line officer; seven years in the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company, five as line officer and two as chief; and two years in the Continental Village Fire Department in Philipstown.