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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Deputy Tolve and Sheriff Langley having a moment of merriment at the Cold Spring Fire Company No. 1’s holiday party. Good food, folks and decorations make for a great evening! #pcso #coldspringfirecompany #philipstownny #putnamcountyny #community #happyholidays
Kaiser
Happy news from the #PCSO family, Mattie Gilmore has a new addition to her home-this adorable pup named Kaiser! That is one lucky dog. We know her father Mark is looking down on them as they get to know each other and have a happy long life ahead. Happy tails Mattie and Kaiser! #K9Friday #putnamcountyny
Ray & Gordo
#tbt The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is no stranger to great old fashioned police work. Such was the case here in March of 1981, when Deputy Sheriff Raymond V. Trotta and Investigator Gordon T. Allen, investigated a case of criminal mischief to headstones in the Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel. In this case, 152 headstones were damaged and the investigation resulted in the arrest of two 16 year old youths. What Trotta and Allen may not have been aware of at the time is, that the headstone that appears in this photo, belongs to the former Sheriff of Putnam County, Charles T. Brewster. Sheriff Brewster served Putnam County from 1856 to 1858. Did their investigation get a little help from above? Maybe… #pcso #putnamcountyny #putnamhistory
No Flu
12 confirmed cases of the flu in Putnam County with Putnam being at the top of the list in the state!! It is recommended to get your shots folks if you have not had one already. Drug stores are an easy place to find one many at no cost through insurance. #putnamcountyny #putnamsafeputnamhealthy #flu #flushot
Pearl Harbor
We pause to reflect and remember this anniversary of the day that will live in infamy. #77thanniversary #pearlharbor #thankyouforyourservice

Honoring Veterans on Purple Heart Day

Today we remember and honor every Purple Heart recipient but, in particular, our very own Charlie Moore. In the first photo, he is receiving an award from the Putnam County Marine Corps League (photo courtesy of). The second photo, taken January 26, 1972, is in tribute to his days at the #PCSO when he worked at the Youth Aid Bureau. He is demonstrating “Stanley the Talking Bicycle.” Stanley was transported from one school to another and used to promote bicycle safety, way before helmets for bicyclist were even thought of. Prior to joining the Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Moore served his Country with distinction in the United States Marine Corps, in Viet Nam, where he earned the Purple Heart. Thank you Deputy Moore for all your service and to all who served and gave the ultimate sacrifice. We salute and remember you. #purpleheart #thankaveteran

PC 10
PC 10

K9 Flash Goes to Camp

Camping for a week at the Durland Scout Reservation made even more fun with a visit from K9 Flash and his handler Deputy Randel Hill. The kids were treated to a “Talk to a Hometown Hero,” and Flash stole the show! The trip for city kids was sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America. Thanks to them for a lifetime of memories for some well deserving kids. And thanks Deputy Hill and Flash! #pcso #putnamcountyny #policedog #americanbloodhound #bsa #boyscoutsofamerica

K9 Flash

Sheriff's Department Warns Citizens About NYSEG Phone Scam

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. advises that citizens should be aware of an NYSEG “Green Dot Money Paks” Phone Scam. Over the past few years, during the summer months, local businesses in Putnam County have received phone calls from phony individuals who claim to be representatives from New York State Electric and Gas. The scammer informs the businesses that they are behind in their electricity bill. The scammer then warns the business that to avoid having their electric service from being shut off, they have to make payment immediately.

Deputy James Bosco

#tbt already??? Pictured below is James Bosco of Garrison, NY. Bosco was a Town of Philipstown Constable, but was appointed as a Putnam County Deputy Sheriff by then Sheriff, Allen Gilbert, in 1937. James Bosco’s brother, Anthony, also of Garrison, was also appointed as a deputy sheriff in 1948 by then Sheriff, Frank Lyden. Also shown is Bosco’s badge and ID card from when he was re-appointed by Sheriff Palmer. Nice car! It’s a 1940 Buick Super 8 (?). #pcso #putnamcountyny #putnamstrong #philipstownny

James Bosco

Two Males Arrested for Burglary and Criminal Mischief

David L. Lussier and Timothy J. YeagerDavid L. Lussier and Timothy J. Yeager

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of two male suspects after a deli was burglarized, in the Town of Patterson. On July 4, 2018, at approximately 1:35 am, Sheriff Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at the Border-Line Deli, located at 182 Fairfield Drive, in the Town of Patterson. Upon arrival, Deputy Vincent Dalo observed that the store’s front door and a window had been broken and the business had indeed been burglarized. Deputy Dalo, Deputy Michael Diveglio, and Sergeant William Quick Jr. checked the business and canvassed the area, but were unable to locate suspects.

On July 8, 2018, after further investigation, investigators from the Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Criminal Investigations, arrested Mr. Timothy J. Yeager, age 21, of Eastport, NY, and Mr. David L. Lussier, age 18, of Putnam Valley, NY. Both were charged with the felony crimes of Burglary in the 3rd Degree and Criminal Mischief in the 2nd Degree.

Mr. Yeager was arraigned at Patterson Justice Court and was released on his own recognizance, pending a future court date at Patterson Justice Court. Mr. Lussier was arraigned in Southeast Justice Court, by the Honorable Justice Vercollone, on behalf of the Patterson Justice Court. Judge Vercollone remanded Mr. Lussier to the Putnam County Correctional Facility on $5,000 cash/ $10,000 bail-bond. Mr. Lussier also has a future court date at the Town of Patterson Justice Court.

Putnam 4H Fair Kickoff

Today kicked off the 47th annual 4H Putnam County Fair at the Veterans Memorial Park in Kent. The Sheriff’s Office has a booth there advocating the Safe Child Program (operating Saturday and Sunday-bring your kids!) and both Sheriff Langley and Undersheriff Corrigan participated in opening ceremonies and well wishing for the many volunteers, organizers, vendors and visitors that make this Fair such a unique experience and success year after year. #4H #putnamcountyNY #putnamstrong @pcsocadets

4H Fair

Brewster Fire Department Parade

Members of the Sheriff’s Office participated in the annual Brewster Fire Department Parade today. What a wonderful showing of our local and regional first responders! The photo at the end is of Sheriff Langley with Maureen Durkin who has been coming to the parade for the past 63 years. We look forward to seeing her and everyone else next year! #putnamcountyny #putnamstrong @brewster_fire_department_ny

Brewster Parade

Sheriff’s Department Launches New Marine-Patrol Vessel

New Boat

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. announces the launching of a new marine patrol vessel, which will be utilized to patrol Lake Mahopac. The new vessel, a 2012 (twenty-one foot) Boston Whaler, replaces a 1998 (eighteen foot) Boston Whaler. In addition to a standard marine patrol vessel package, the new vessel comes equipped with Radar and a Forward Looking Infrared Camera. The newly equipped vessel will increase the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department’s capabilities for searching in the dark and handling emergencies on Lake Mahopac. The vessel was provided to the Sheriff’s Department by the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, at no cost to Putnam County. The Sheriff’s Department also participates in a New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation reimbursement program, which provides funding for all of the Sheriff’s Department’s Marine Patrol operations.

Deputy for a Day

Sheriff Langley with Erie County brothers Matthew and Andrew who is battling brain cancer. The Sheriff presented both with the lapel pins and challenge coins. The Erie County Sheriff’s Department arranged a staged drug bust and called Andrew up asking for him to come in and help them. They did the whole thing as an emergency response take down and cuffed up the “bad guy.” Andrew had been sworn in by Erie County Sheriff Howard as a deputy for the day. Everyone wishes Andrew and his family all the best! #nyssa2018

Deputy for a Day
Deputy for a Day

Carmel PBA Scam Alert

Scam Alert

The Carmel Police has received a complaint of a scam in which the subject(s) are “spoofing” the telephone number of the “Town of Carmel” or “Town of Carmel Police”.

The victim reported that a male caller with a Middle Eastern accent was trying to gather information about cell phone software from the victim and appeared to be calling from a Town of Carmel Official Phone Line. We believe if the scam continued, the scammer would have attempted to gain remote access into the victims phone or computer and extort money from the victim once the device takeover took place. This is a common scam and thankfully our victim recognized the scam right away and did not lose any money or give any personal information. Please warn elderly relatives of potential phone scams. Do not give any information out and when in doubt hang up and call the police directly.

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