Sheriff Donald B. Smith

Sheriff SmithDonald Blaine Smith
Brigadier General
United States Army (Retired)
Putnam County Sheriff

Donald B. Smith is the 53rd Sheriff of Putnam County. He was elected to this position on November 6, 2001 and assumed the duties of Putnam County Sheriff on January 1, 2002. Immediately prior to becoming the Sheriff of Putnam County, he had served as the Deputy County Executive of Putnam County.

Sheriff Smith was born in Danbury, Connecticut, and grew up in Patterson, New York. Following his graduation from New York Military Academy at Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, New York in 1965, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated in June of 1969, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Armor. continue reading Sherif Smith’s bio…

Putnam County's Fall Medication Take Back Event on November 1, 2014

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently reported that “In 2010, about 12 million Americans (age 12 or older) reported nonmedical use of prescription painkillers in the past year.” Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions. “Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have skyrocketed in the past decade. Every year, nearly 15,000 people die from overdoses involving these drugs–more than those who die from heroin and cocaine combined.” (CDC)

Anton Borkes

Anton Borkes
Age: 
50
Eyes: 
Hazel
Hair: 
Sandy
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'09"
Weight: 
200lbs

Sheriff Issues Autumn Safety Tips

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is asking residents and visitors to take precautionary measures while enjoying the autumn season in Putnam County.

The fall season attracts many people to see the fall foliage in Putnam County. Many use the Putnam County Rail Trail, while others hike on the trails of Breakneck Mountain and Fahnstock State Park. Indeed, this time of year offers beautiful places to ride a bicycle, walk or jog. However, those participating in outdoor activities are urged to use safety precautions when preparing for such leisurely pursuits.

2014-2015 Law Enforcement Cadet Class

Are you a Putnam County Youth age 14- 21 interested in learning about a career in Law Enforcement?

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Law Enforcement Cadet Class.

At the completion of basic training, uniformed Cadets carry out details, observe Jail, and Dispatch functions and have the opportunity the Ride along with Deputy Sheriff’s on Patrols throughout the County.

See your school resource officer for more information and applications.

Annual Chimney Inspections and Related Services Should Be Conducted by Licensed Contractors

THIS IS A JOINT RELEASE FROM PUTNAM COUNTY CONSUMER AFFAIRS DIRECTOR JEAN NOEL, PUTNAM COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARYELLEN ODELL

Bradley M. McNair

Bradley M. McNair
Age: 
35
Eyes: 
Blue
Hair: 
Blonde
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
6'00"
Weight: 
190lbs

Sheriff's Investigator Graduates From FBI National Academy

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that Sheriff’s Investigator Robert Tichy has graduated from the prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy.

Rudy Guzman

Rudy Guzman
Age: 
39
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Hispanic
Height: 
5'08"
Weight: 
180lbs

Ashley Goodwin

Ashley Goodwin
Age: 
23
Eyes: 
Green
Hair: 
Brown
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Whie
Height: 
5’05”
Weight: 
175lbs

Dorothy M. Danko

Dorothy M. Danko
Age: 
49
Eyes: 
Green
Hair: 
Blonde
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'6"
Weight: 
150lbs

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