Sheriff Donald B. Smith


Donald Blaine Smith
Brigadier General
United States Army (Retired)
Putnam County Sheriff
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Deputy Sheriff Test

The next Deputy Sheriff test will be held on November 19, 2016. You can download the instruction to file for the test here.

Civil Service Test Instructions

Shane Reese Podcast

Recently, Sheriff Smith appeared on the Shane Reese Podcast discussing safety concerns of larger tractor-trailers on our highways.

New York State Counter Terrorism Zone - 3 "Operation Safeguard" Participation Continues With Holiday Security Checks

Since 2004, the goal of Operation Safeguard is to educate, promote and remind citizens that the threat of terrorism is ongoing and continued vigilance by the public, business sectors and law enforcement is essential for the public’s safety.

New York State is divided into sixteen counter-terrorism zones, Westchester and Putnam Counties are part of Counter-Terrorism Zone 3 (CTZ-3).

Jocelyn Almonte

Jocelyn Almonte
Age: 
33
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White/Hisp
Height: 
5'04"
Weight: 
168lbs

Armed Standoff at House in Southeast Ends in Man’s Suicide

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a standoff between an armed man and police at the man’s Southeast home yesterday (Monday) ended after the man died in an apparent suicide. The deceased man has been identified as Mr. George S. Bateman, aged 60, of 29 Nichols Road in the Town of Southeast.

Nyhime S. Henderson

Nyhime S. Henderson
Age: 
32
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Height: 
5' 08"
Weight: 
250lbs

Standoff at House in Southeast

SHOTS FIRED BY MAN BARRICADED IN HIS HOME

ONGOING SITUATION FORCES LARGE POLICE RESPONSE, ROAD CLOSURES, NEIGHBORHOOD EVACUATION

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports a standoff between an armed man and police at the man’s Southeast home today (Monday).

The incident began at about 12:15 PM, after the man reportedly made a telephone call in which he expressed thoughts of suicide and threatened to use violence against any police officers who came to his house. The person who received that call notified the Sheriff’s Office.

Stanislav Mrazek

Stanislav Mrazek
Age: 
36
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Brown
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'08"
Weight: 
195lbs

Alberto J. Santiago

Alberto J. Santiago
Age: 
48
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Height: 
5'08"
Weight: 
140lbs

Putnam County Sheriff's Office and Kent Police Department Teaming Up in STOP-DWI Action around Thanksgiving:

–Stepped-Up Enforcement Slated for November 25th-29th–

Carmel, New York – November 24, 2015: Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Town of Kent Police Department Chief Alexander W. DiVernieri, Jr. report that their departments will be jointly coordinating increased patrols for drunk drivers along area roadways around the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The announcement of the stepped up patrols is aimed at deterring intoxicated or impaired driving and is part of a statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown effort.

Jose M. Tapia

Jose M. Tapia
Age: 
39
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Hispanic
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
225lbs

Philipstown Man Killed in Workplace Accident

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Philipstown man was killed on Sunday, November 22nd, when he became pinned under a piece of heavy equipment that he was servicing.

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by Dr. Radut