Sheriff Kevin McConville

Kevin NcConville

Kevin’s background includes thirty (30) years of service with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Department.

  • Chief of the Department, becoming the first member from the Agency appointed Chief.
  • First Deputy Chief of the Department
  • Captain of the District 6 Command in the Bronx, NY,
  • Captain on the Department Manual Development Team,
  • Sergeant, Lieutenant, Detective, and in various units as Executive Officer

During his tenure as Chief, Kevin created the Interagency Counter Terrorism Team to address Terrorism, worked with the FBI and members of the Joint Terrorist Task Force (JTTF) to ensure commuters were safe, created a fifty team Canine (K9) Unit.

Kevin was in NYC and experienced firsthand the World Trade Center tragedy on September 11, 2001, assisting in the MTAPD response to the terrorist acts and developing strategies and deployment plans to maintain safety and security for the commuting public.

Served as Chief during the London and Madrid bombings on a commuter transport system, implementing plans and responses in incident reduction and management.

Served as a member of the Governor’s Homeland Security Team.

Kevin is a published author in the Transit Magazine.

Education and Training:

McConville has his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Marist College, and currently serves as a consultant to the Criminal Justice Curriculum Advisory Board.  McConville has attended numerous DCJS sponsored Executive Training Seminars, and the NYSP Williams Homicide Seminar.

Awards & Affiliations:

McConville is a lifelong member of the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police, the NYS Fraternal Order of Police, Stephen P. Driscoll Lodge #704, and the Hudson Valley 10-13 Association, Knights of Columbus Council 36318 and the Brewster Elks Lodge # 2101.


 Kevin is a lifelong resident of Putnam County, married to his wife Janice and has three children, and are also grandparents.