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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Chief Warrant Officer Michael L. Kozloski
On behalf of Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. and the men and women of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, we would like to extend our deepest heartfelt condolences to our colleagues in the United States Coast Guard, on the passing of Chief Warrant Officer Michael L. Kozloski. CWO Kozloski was killed on Jan. 31st, 2019, in the line of duty, while working in the Coast Guard buoy yard in Homer, Alaska. CWO Kozloski hailed from Mahopac, New York, was 35 years of age, had served with the U.S.C.G. for 17 years. We ask that you keep Michael, his wife Brienne and their four children in your prayers. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is the coastal defense and maritime law enforcement branch of the United States Armed Forces. On Friday, Feb. 15th, Undersheriff Michael F. Corrigan attended the funeral mass, with full military honors, at St. John’s in Mahopac. May he Rest In Peace and May his memory be a blessing. #thankyouforyourservice #uscg
Corrections 1985
In this week’s #tbt photo, we feature five former members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Correction Division. Left to right are Brian O’Rourke, Brian Booth, Jerry O’Connor, Bob Durkin and Tom Green, ca. 1985 #pcsoNY #putnamhistory #thosewerethedays #correctionsofficer #putnamsafeputnamstrong
NYPD
On behalf of Sheriff Langley, the entire Putnam County Sheriff’s Office sends their deepest condolences to the #NYPD on the tragic loss of their Detective. We also send our prayers for the other Detective Sergeant to make a full recovery. We all stand with you. #pcsoNY #thethinblueline
Spring
It sure feels like bike weather out there with the hint of Spring in the air! It is supposed to be near 60 Tuesday. Hey, you never know. #watchformotorcycles #besafeoutthere #pcsoNY #putnamcountyny #roadpatrol #putnamsafeputnamstrong
Winter weather
If you are aware of a person who is in need of shelter during this brutal cold, please feel free to call the Sheriff’s Department at 845-225-4300. One of our deputies will respond and make sure that that person is safe. #pcsoNY #putnamcountyny #putnamsafeputnamstrong #homeless #community #savealife #polarvortex

Sheriff's Department K-9 Unit Assists Carmel Police Department

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At approximately 5:30 a.m. on September 5, 2018, Deputy Vincent Dalo, Sergeant Timothy Keith, and K-9 Lex, who are assigned to the K-9 Unit of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, responded to a home in the Town of Carmel to assist the Carmel Police Department with a male subject who had fled the scene of a violent domestic incident.

Deputy Dalo obtained an article of the subject’s clothing which was used as a “scent article”. The “scent article” was introduced to Dalo’s K-9 partner Lex. Lex was able to locate a trail left by the subject and led Deputy Dalo and Sgt. Keith into a wooded area where the suspect was found lying in a tall grassy area.

Sgt. Keith handcuffed the subject and turned him over to the members of the Carmel Police Department.

Sheriff's Department Reports Multiple Arrests for Dwi During August

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports multiple arrests for Driving While Intoxicated, made by Putnam County Sheriff Deputies, during the month of August. On August 11, 2018, at approximately 3:32 am, Deputy Brian Neary observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on Bryant Pond Road, in the Town of Putnam Valley. Deputy Neary initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle. Subsequent investigation revealed that the vehicle’s driver, Eddie J. Miranda, age 47, of Mahopac, was allegedly intoxicated. Deputy Neary arrested Mr. Miranda. Mr.

14-Year-Old Southeast Boy Tragically Drowns in Lake Tonnetta

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. sadly reports the drowning of 14-year-old Oscar Gonzalez. On September 3rd, 2018, at approximately 9:00 p.m. deputies from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call for a drowning that occurred at the Tonnetta Lake Beach, in the Town of Southeast.

Keeping Kids Safe in Garrison

Sheriff Langley, Captain Tompkins, Deputies Pizzuto and Levine along with Principal Alex Levine, Michael Twardy, Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds, Superintendent Laura Mitchell and Trooper Kristi Wilson have a Meet & Greet at and a tour of the Garrison Union Free School District to suggest improvements in keeping our children safe. #pcso #putnamcountyny #putnamsafeputnamstrong

Garrison Union Free School District.

School's Open - Drive Carefully, Putnam County Sheriff's Department Urges!

SPO John SegnitSPO John Segnit Lakeview Elementary School, Mahopac NY

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is urging parents to teach their children some simple safety tips before they head back to school.

“Very soon, thousands of children will be walking to and from school and school buses- many for the first time,” said Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. “Everyone who drives has a responsibility to be especially careful during this busy time for youngsters.”

Hundreds of young children are killed each year in collisions with motor vehicles, and thousands more are severely injured, the Sheriff said. Children tend to be at greater risk during the back-to-school period because they are thinking more about seeing old friends and new teachers than watching for cars and trucks. Others are going to school for the first time.

Drivers should be especially cautious in school areas, keeping their speed at or below posted limits and being prepared to stop, on both sides of the street, for school buses with flashing red lights, as required by New York State law.

Putnam County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Labor Day Weekend

–Crackdown Enforcement Effort
STOP-DWI Impaired Driving Crackdown runs August 17, 2018 - September 3, 2018–
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Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr., Town of Carmel Police Department Chief Michael Cazzari and Kent Police Department Acting Chief Kevin Owens announced today that their departments will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving.

While we spend the Labor Day holiday and the end of summer celebrating with our loved ones, law enforcement officers across New York State will take to the roads in an effort to stop impaired driving, prevent injuries and save lives. The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on August 17, 2018 and will end on September 3, 2018.

Research shows that high-visibility enforcement can reduce impaired driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent. Sobriety checkpoints play a key part in raising awareness about the problem. New York State Police, County Sheriff and municipal law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force.

Sheriff's Department Provides Patrol Cameras to the Village of Cold Spring Police

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports that the Sheriff’s Department has provided patrol cameras to the Village of Cold Spring Police Department.

Sheriff's Department Promotions

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. announces the promotion of two members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department from Deputy Sheriff to Criminal Investigator. On July 30, 2018, a Deputy Sheriff assigned to the Narcotics Task Force who is a 10 year veteran of the department and Deputy Sheriff Ryan McMahon a 7 year veteran of the department received notice of their promotions to the position of Criminal Investigator, Both members served the department with distinction and are a credit to the law enforcement community.

tbt - Russell C. Evans

Many law enforcement officers began their careers at the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, before moving on to other federal, state or local agencies. In this week’s #tbt, we feature one such officer, Russell C. Evans. Russ Evans served as a Putnam County Deputy Sheriff from 1969 through 1974, before joining the Town of Carmel Police Department. While in Carmel, Evans rose through the ranks from patrolman to sergeant, then lieutenant and eventually to being their 7th Chief in 1987, where he served with distinction until his retirement in 2000. Mr. Evans is also a graduate of the 157th Session of the prestigious, FBI National Academy. Thank you for your service, Chief. #pcso #putnamcountyny

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Mahopac Mess Fest

Deputies and K9s abounded at the second annual Muddy Puddles “Mess Fest” which was held on August 9 at Kiwi Country Day Camp in Mahopac. Please read the complete story via the link. What a fun day for such a well deserving group in memory of Ty Campbell. https://www.lohud.com #pcso #policedog #k9flash #americanbloodhound #kiwicamp

Mess Fest

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