Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Thomas H. Lindert, a 35-year veteran of law enforcement. Undersheriff Lindert is a lifelong resident of Putnam County. Undersheriff Lindert served in the U.S. Army. Undersheriff Lindert began his career with the Village of Cold Spring Police Department in 1984, then was hired by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office in 1985 and assigned to the Narcotics Task Force. In 1991 Lindert was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and subsequently rose to serve as the First Sergeant. In 2003 Lindert was promoted to the rank of Senior Investigator, and again in 2004 he was promoted to the rank of Captain in charge of the Road Patrol Division, until his retirement in 2007. Undersheriff Lindert was employed by the Town of Fishkill Police Department as the Patrol Lieutenant and Executive Officer, where he served until retiring in January 2019. Undersheriff Lindert is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Lindert, and his wife Debbie, are lifelong residents of Putnam County, along with his two children and five grandchildren.        

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