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

Opioid Epidemic Discussion in Brooklyn

Last week Sheriff Langley and Undersheriff Corrigan were invited by Rabbi Abe Friedman to meet with the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and discuss the opioid epidemic with other Sheriffs from around the state. Afterward, everyone was given a tour of the Command Center at 1PP. It was a very educational and productive day.

NYPD Command Center

Sheriff Deputies Arrest Roommates After Physical Dispute

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports the arrest of two Town of Kent men, after a roommate versus roommate physical dispute. On Sunday, August 5, 2018, at approximately 1:20 pm, Putnam County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the Town of Kent, after a report of a physical dispute between two roommates.

National Night Out 2018

Despite the heat and humidity and some challenging rain, the Putnam Lake Neighborhood Watch and Putnam Lake Park District held their National Night Out to commemorate the partnership of police and community’s 35th anniversary. The #PCSO was well represented with Sheriff Langley, Deputy Hill and his always crowd-pleasing K9 Flash and Deputy Pierson, a deputy sheriff in the Youth Bureau, taking part in the festivities at Memorial Field. A grand time was had by all!

Night Out

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

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