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September 19, 2022 - 10:22pm
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.

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Press release:

Sheriffs’ Week celebrates the significant contributions made by the Office of Sheriff as an integral part of the criminal justice system in New York State and in Genesee County throughout our history.  Having been established in the State’s first constitution in 1777, and having been continued in every succeeding constitution, it is one of the original constitutional offices of Genesee County first established in 1802.

The Office of Sheriff is currently held by William A. Sheron, Jr.  He was elected Sheriff in 2017 and has worked for the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office for the past 45 years.  Sheriff Sheron is also a member of the Executive Committee for the New York State Sheriffs’ Association.

The Office of Sheriff has evolved into a modern, professionally accredited, full-service law enforcement and public safety agency, manned by fully trained police and peace officers, as well as civilians using state-of-the-art technology and applying the latest and most-advanced theories and practices in the criminal justice field.

The Office of Sheriff is unique in the community, and the duties of the Office go far beyond the traditional role of “Keeper of the Peace,” and extend into many facets of public service, including maintaining the county jail, providing security in our schools, dispatching emergency services, communication systems, animal control, community service and victim assistance, and serving/executing civil process and victim protection orders for our courts.

As a constitutionally empowered Office directly responsible to the people, the ancient Office of Sheriff remains, even today, responsive and accountable to the public it serves.  This week, we celebrate the historical and current contributions of the Office of Sheriff and the significant role that the Sheriff’s Office plays in our modern criminal justice system.

Photo: Submitted photo. Undersheriff Brad Mazer, Legislator Marianne Clattenburg, and Sheriff William Sheron.

July 1, 2022 - 2:36pm
posted by Press Release in K-9, Sheriff's Office, news, crime.

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Press release:

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office new K9 obstacle course is located at the Genesee County Fire Training Center and is the result of a partnership with the Rochester Area Crime Stoppers.

All labor and materials from design, layout, construction, and completion were donated through a collaboration with local businesses that included several grants. No costs were incurred by taxpayers. We would like to thank the following partners for their hard work and dedication:

  • Rochester Area Crime Stoppers, Joyce Palumbo, Board Member and K9 Initiative Chair
  • CountryMax Stores, Brad Payne, Director of Sales
  • Home Depot. Tim Mullen, Assistant Manager - Batavia Store
  • KeyBank, Phil Muscato, Rochester Market President and Regional Commercial Executive, and Mark Krueger, Executive Assistant
  • Genesee Valley BOCES Building Trades Program, Jon Sanfratello, Director of Instructional Programs, and Margaret Poray, Executive Principal - Batavia Campus
  • Hoselton Auto Mall, Drew Hoselton, President, and Chris Cammarata, Leasing Manager with a special thank you to the Hoselton Auto Welding Team

The course will be utilized by law enforcement agencies for training purposes to simulate obstacles that K9 teams will most likely encounter in the field during

deployments. These obstacles include crawling under porches, jumping through house/building windows, climbing ladders, and walking on unstable surfaces. This training will provide handlers and their K9 partners the confidence to complete these tasks in the field. The course will primarily be used by the Genesee County Sheriff's Office K9 unit as well as other outside law enforcement K9 units upon request and availability.

“We are very fortunate to have a community that continuously supports our K9 program. Thank you to all the individuals that made this course a reality for our Office and other law enforcement agencies to utilize,” stated Undersheriff Bradley Mazur. 

Photos by Alecia Kaus/Video News Service

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June 22, 2022 - 7:00am
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.

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Press release:

Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mason S. Schultz graduated from the 140th Basic Course for Police Officers at the Erie County Law Enforcement Training Academy on June 3, 2022. 

Deputy Schultz is a 2018 graduate of Akron Central School.  Following high school, Deputy Schultz attended Erie County Community College where he earned an Associate’s Degree in General Studies in 2020.  Deputy Schultz is a second-generation law enforcement officer and was previously employed by the New York State Park Police and the University of Arkansas Police Department.

Deputy Schultz’s strong desire to become a police officer is evident in that he enrolled himself in the Erie County Law Enforcement Academy in 2021, while actively seeking employment during his attendance. 

Sheriff Sheron stated, “Deputy Schultz is currently participating in our 14-week field training program and is a great addition to our road patrol.”

May 26, 2022 - 6:40pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in County Jail, news, Sheriff's Office, notify.

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It's been a long time coming and absolutely necessary, today's speakers said at a groundbreaking for the new $70 million, 184-bed Genesee County Jail off West Main Street Road, next to County Building #2.

"Believe it or not, discussions on the replacement of the current jail, the Genesee County Jail, date back over 50 years," Sheriff William Sheron said during the ceremony Thursday. "When I began my career with the Sheriff's Office in 1977, they had plans on the table to build the new jail. There are many reasons that didn't come to fruition, but with persistence by former Sheriff (Gary) Maha and myself, we finally got to today."

The current jail was built in 1902 with additions in 1985.  And while it has met its purpose for more than 120 years, the current jail is no longer adequate to meet the county's needs nor meet the health and safety standards required by the State of New York.

"The lack of housing space, overcrowding, inmate classification limitations, the inability to house females, and the inability to meet the needs of the inmates, incarcerated individuals, are just some of the daily obstacles that our correction officers and leadership face. We must remember that the county jail is a vital component in providing for the safety and security of the residents of Genesee County," Sheron said.

"We are building a modern secure facility," the sheriff said. "It will allow for the ability to expand essential programs that will assist in preparing incarcerated individuals for their re-entry into society. This facility will also allow us to improve mental health, substance abuse programs, and medical services. It will also increase our holding cell capacity to assist other police agencies here in Genesee County. Equally important is that the facility will drastically improve the working conditions for the correction officers and the jail employees that operate this facility 24 hours a day, 365 days a year."

Shelley Stein, chairwoman of the Genesee County Legislature, credited the persistence and work of a number of people in getting the new jail to the groundbreaking stage, including Maha and Sheron, along with former County Manager Jay Gsell, the volunteer transition team, along with all the other county staff involved.

"This site will address the long-planned improvements in the county's responsibility to care for its inmates, provide for good working conditions for our corrections officers and to house our female incarcerated individuals in their home counties," Stein said.

County Manager Matt Landers, whose work on the jail includes the years he was assistant to Gsell, said the Legislature has pursued a methodical and conscientious path to plan and design a responsible and efficient jail that will meet the needs of the community for the next 100 years.

In the wake of bail reform and the pause in construction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the county took the time to complete a second study on the capacity of a new jail and what was needed in a new facility, Landers said.

"The results were the same as the first, which gave us in the county renewed confidence that we were building the right-sized jail for this community," Landers said. "The fact is one of the responsibilities of county government is to maintain a safe and functional jail. In constructing this new facility, Genesee County is fulfilling its obligations."

Photos by Howard Owens

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Sheriff William Sheron

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Legislator Shelley Stein

May 25, 2022 - 10:12am
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.

Press release:

Genesee County Sheriff William A. Sheron, Jr. would like to inform the community that there will be an increased presence around schools in the county in light of yesterday's horrific tragedy in Texas. These patrols are in addition to School Resource Officers already in place in nearly all the Genesee County school districts. 

“We are committed to the safety of our children and all that is involved within our educational facilities and will continue the increased patrols for the foreseeable future.  It is of the utmost importance that any concerns of suspicious activity be brought to the attention of school officials or law enforcement authorities as soon as possible,” stated Sheriff Sheron.

April 29, 2022 - 6:38pm
posted by Press Release in Teen Academy, Sheriff's Office, GCC, news.

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Press release:

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office will be offering its third annual Teen Academy July 18 – July 22, 2022, at a new venue, Genesee Community College.

“We are excited to be partnering with Genesee Community College.  The campus provides us the opportunity to introduce Teen Academy participants to the college’s criminal justice facilities, which include a 9-1-1 dispatch console simulator and a firearms simulator.  The Teen Academy is a one-week, structured program which consists of instructional classes designed to provide high-school-aged students within our community an introduction to law enforcement training and gain an understanding of law enforcement’s role in their community.  It is our hope that teens will build confidence while learning good decision-making and leadership skills,” stated Sheriff Sheron.

Academy instructors are experienced deputy sheriffs who will discuss the day-to-day operations of the Sheriff’s Office.  Participants will also:

  • visit the County Jail, 911 Emergency Services Dispatch Center, and Sheriff’s Office
  • observe displays of the Emergency Response Team (ERT), Hostage Negotiation, SCUBA Team, K-9 Unit and Evidence Recovery
  • be provided insight into motor vehicle accident reconstruction
  • participate in daily physical fitness runs, defensive tactics, and team-building exercises
  • participate in a classroom setting and learn about the  NYS Penal Laws and Vehicle & Traffic Laws
  • participate in mock traffic stops and DWI procedures

Qualified candidates will be selected for an interview screening process if they meet the following requirements:

  • must be entering grades 10-12 in the fall
  • must be in good academic standing with little to no disciplinary issues
  • must be able to participate in physical fitness activities
  • must have a positive attitude
  • must have their parent’s permission

There is no charge to attend the academy.  Application deadline is May 13, 2022. 

For more information or to obtain an application, check out our Facebook page or contact Deputy Rich Schildwaster at (585) 344-7725.

Top photo: Submitted photo.  Photos below, file photos from 2018

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March 16, 2022 - 2:48pm
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.

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Press release:

Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Ryan J. Mullen, Carlos O. Ortiz Speed, and Alexander R. Hadsall graduated from the 77th Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy at Niagara County Community College on March 8, 2022.

Deputy Ryan J. Mullen is a 2015 graduate of Batavia Central School. He was previously a Correction Officer at the Genesee County Jail, hired on March 13, 2021, before being appointed a Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Mullen attended Finger Lakes Community College and earned an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Natural Resource Conservation: Law Enforcement.

Deputy Alexander R. Hadsall received the Sgt. Jeff Juron Defensive Tactics Award in his basic academy class. He is a 2015 graduate of Alexander Central School. Deputy Hadsall was previously employed as a Correction Officer with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) at Attica Correctional Facility.

Deputy Carlos O. Ortiz Speed is a 2016 graduate of Batavia Central School. He was previously employed as a Loss Prevention Investigator for Six Flags Darien Lake.

Sheriff Sheron stated, “I am pleased to welcome these three outstanding individuals to the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office to serve the residents of our county.” 

Submitted photo: Deputy Alexander R. Hadsall, Deputy Carlos O. Ortiz Speed, Deputy Ryan J. Mullen 

January 28, 2022 - 10:38am
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, law enforcement, news.

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Press release:

Officer of the Year Award – Deputy David D. Moore

Deputy Sheriff David D. Moore has distinguished himself in the performance of service to the citizens of

Genesee County during 2021.  Deputy Moore is a seven-year member of the Sheriff’s Office, with three and a half of those years on Road Patrol.  Deputy Moore is a consistent, professional Deputy who always presents a positive image to those he deals with, no matter the circumstances.  Deputy Moore has strived to gain more knowledge of the job and has been able to share that with newer Deputies as a Field Training Officer.  Deputy Moore’s dedication to traffic safety is evident in his impaired driving enforcement and being certified as a Drug Recognition Expert.  

Deputy Sheriff David D. Moore has reflected great credit upon himself and the Genesee County Sheriff’s

Office and most deserves to be named Officer of the Year.

Photo – Officer of the Year Deputy David D. Moore

From left to right:  Assistant Director of Emergency Communications/Operations Francis A. Riccobono, Chief Deputy Road Patrol Brian M. Frieday, Undersheriff Bradley D. Mazur, Deputy Sheriff David D. Moore, Sheriff William A. Sheron, Jr., Chief Deputy Criminal Investigations Joseph M. Graff, Jail Superintendent William A. Zipfel, Director of Emergency Communications Steven C. Sharpe.

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Distinguished Service Award – Matthew R. Burgett

Senior Correction Officer Matthew R. Burgett has distinguished himself as a member of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office for over sixteen years. 

Senior Correction Officer Burgett began his career at the Genesee County Jail on January 22, 2005, and was promoted to Senior Correction Officer on February 22, 2014.  During his career, he was the recipient of a Meritorious Service award for his professionalism and dedication and has consistently performed in an

outstanding manner which has led to the betterment of the Genesee County Jail.  His positive attitude and willingness to assist other officers has been consistent over several years.  Senior Correction Officer Burgett leads by example and is respected by his co-workers.

Senior Correction Officer Matthew R. Burgett reflects great credit upon himself and the Genesee County

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Distinguished Service Award – Chad J. Minuto

Investigator Chad J. Minuto has distinguished himself as a member of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office for over eighteen years. 

Investigator Minuto began his career as a Correction Officer at the Genesee County Jail on March 20, 1999, was appointed Deputy Sheriff in 2005, and promoted to Investigator in 2015.  During this time, he has been the recipient of a Meritorious Service award, two Commendations, and Officer of the Year for his professionalism and dedication.  Throughout his career, Investigator Minuto has performed his duties to the highest standard.  He has accepted additional responsibilities without hesitation which includes maintaining the evidence room for several years.  Investigator Minuto is looked upon as the Sheriff’s Office lead evidence technician and carries these duties out at serious crime scenes.  He is often called when off duty to answer questions from other Deputies and provides answers without fail or complaint.  He is a trusted member of this Office and sets the bar for others.

Investigator Chad J. Minuto reflects great credit upon himself and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office.

Photo – Distinguished Service Award – Investigator Chad J. Minuto

From left to right:  Assistant Director of Emergency Communications/Operations Francis A. Riccobono, Chief Deputy Road Patrol Brian M. Frieday, Undersheriff Bradley D. Mazur, Investigator Chad J. Minuto, Sheriff William A. Sheron, Jr., Chief Deputy Criminal Investigations Joseph M. Graff, Jail Superintendent William A. Zipfel, Director of Emergency Communications Steven C. Sharpe.

Certificates of Appreciation

Pastor Corey Hancock

Jessica Mitchell

Patricia Famiglietti

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

Perry Veterinary Clinic

Volunteers for Animals

The Sportsmans Coonhunters Association

Longevity Awards

Emergency Services Dispatcher Peggy D. Richardson

10 years

Emergency Services Dispatcher Kelly E. Smith

10 years

Emergency Services Dispatcher Andrew K. Merkel

10 years

Senior Emergency Services Dispatcher John W. Spencer

15 years

Youth Officer Howard J. Carlson

15 years

Community Victim Services Counselor Rosanne M. DeMare

15 years

Cook Lynn J. Jakubowski

15 years

Emergency Services Dispatcher Nathan L. Fix

15 years

Correction Officer Anthony J. Ridder

20 years

Correction Officer Philip A. Mangefrida

20 years

Senior Correction Officer Kevin D. Wolff

20 years

Chief Deputy Brian M. Frieday

25 years

Deputy Sheriff Cory W. Mower

25 years

Deputy Sheriff Patrick J. Reeves

25 years

Meritorious Awards

Deputy Sheriff Chad P. Cummings

1st

Program Coordinator Theresa M. Roth

1st

Financial Management Assistant Tammy M. Schmidt

1st

Case Manager Erin M. Martin

1st

Youth Officer Howard J. Carlson

2nd

Case Manager Nicole M. Easton

2nd

Commendations

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth A. Quackenbush III

1st

Emergency Services Dispatcher Shelby M. Turner

1st

Emergency Services Dispatcher Jennifer M. Kirkum

1st

Emergency Services Dispatcher Stephen R. Smelski

1st

Financial Clerk-Typist Tracy L. Ranney

1st

Senior Correction Officer James M. Smart

1st

Correction Officer Adam C. Snow

1st

Deputy Sheriff Travis M. DeMuth

1st

Emergency Services Dispatcher Marie A. Vaughn

1st & 2nd

Emergency Services Dispatcher Emily K. Moskal

1st & 2nd

Emergency Services Dispatcher Fleur R.C. Remington

2nd

Deputy Sheriff Joshua A. Brabon

2nd

Emergency Services Dispatcher Peggy D. Richardson

2nd

Emergency Services Dispatcher Samantha L. Conibear

2nd

Assistant Director of Emergency

Communications/Operations Francis A. Riccobono

2nd

Deputy Sheriff Robert C. Henning

2nd

Correction Officer Michael A. Cox

3rd

Senior Emergency Services Dispatcher Michael T. Sheflin

4th

Senior Emergency Services Dispatcher John W. Spencer

5th

Senior Emergency Services Dispatcher Robert H. Tripp

8th

November 22, 2021 - 5:32pm
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.
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Mathew J. Clor 
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Kyle D. Krzemien

Press release:

Sheriff William A. Sheron, Jr. announces the Road Patrol Sergeant promotions of Deputy Mathew J. Clor and Deputy Kyle D. Krzemien.

Both newly appointed Sergeants are 5 ½-year veterans of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office; are Field Training Officers; and are members of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard.  Sergeant Krzemien is also a member of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Crash Management Team and is a Child Safety Seat Technician.

Both Sergeants are recipients of two Commendations each.  Sergeant Clor was recognized by Genesee County STOP-DWI in 2018 and 2019 with its Top Cop Award for going above and beyond with DWI arrests during a

12-month time period.  Sergeant Krzemien was presented the Kiwanis Club of Batavia Criminal Justice Award in 2021, in recognition of commitment to human values, high personal and professional standards, citizenship, and service to the community. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 1, 2021 - 11:46am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sheriff's Office, news.

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Press release:

After 35 years of service, Communications Coordinator Russell L. Lang is working his last shift Friday, October 1, at the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office. 

Russ began his career on August 9, 1986, as a Dispatcher, and on June 17, 1989, he was appointed Communications Coordinator and has held this position ever since.  During his communications career, Lang earned several awards that include two Distinguished Service, three Meritorious Service for continuous excellence, and six Commendations.   

“911 emergency communications and public safety systems have changed dramatically over the past 35 years.  Russ has always been a very reliable, dedicated employee, always willing to learn new systems and provide the best service possible to the first responders of Genesee County.  He will truly be missed, and we all wish him the very best in his retirement,” stated Sheriff Sheron.

Lang said he and his wife expect to move to Myrtle Beach, N.C., on Nov. 1.  In the spring he will become the box office manager for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a Single-A team affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.

Photos by Howard Owens

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Frank Riccobono, Asst. Director of Emergency Communications, Undersheriff Bradley Mazer, Legislator Gary Maha, Russ Lang, Sherriff William Sheron, and Steven C. Sharpe
Director of Emergency Communications.

September 19, 2021 - 11:52am
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, sheriff's week, news.

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Press  release:

Sheriffs’ Week celebrates the significant contributions made by the Office of Sheriff as an integral part of the criminal justice system in New York State and in Genesee County throughout our history.  Having been established in the State’s first constitution in 1777, and having been continued in every succeeding constitution, it is one of the original constitutional offices of Genesee County first established in 1802.

The Office of Sheriff is currently held by William A. Sheron, Jr., who has worked for the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office for the past 44 years and was elected Sheriff in 2017.  Sheriff Sheron is also a member of the Executive Committee for the New York State Sheriffs’ Association.

The Office of Sheriff has evolved into a modern, professionally accredited, full-service law enforcement and public safety agency, manned by fully trained police and peace officers, as well as civilians using state-of-the-art technology and applying the latest and most advanced theories and practices in the criminal justice field.

The Office of Sheriff is unique in the community, and the duties of the Office go far beyond the traditional role of “Keeper of the Peace,” and extend into many facets of public service, including maintaining the county jail, providing security in our courts, and schools, dispatching emergency services, communication systems, animal control, community service, and victim assistance, and serving/executing civil process and victim protection orders for our courts.

As a constitutionally empowered Office directly responsible to the people, the ancient Office of Sheriff remains, even today, responsive and accountable to the public it serves.  This week, we celebrate the historical and current contributions of the Office of Sheriff and the significant role that the Sheriff’s Office plays in our modern criminal justice system.

August 20, 2021 - 9:13am
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.

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Press release:

After 30 years of service, Sergeant John L. Baiocco worked his last shift yesterday at the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office.  He will be retired as of September 3, 2021.

Sergeant Baiocco started his career on August 19, 1991, as a Correction Officer at the Genesee County Jail.  On April 13, 1993, he was appointed a Deputy Sheriff and then was promoted to Sergeant on January 23, 2016.

During his tenure, Sergeant Baiocco was assigned to the Civil Office with the responsibilities of Warrant Officer and civil processes.  Most recently, Sergeant Baiocco is the Supervisor of the Field Training Officers and a child car seat safety technician.  His commitment in serving in numerous positions for the Deputy Sheriff’s Association illustrates his dedication and passion for his profession and fellow colleagues.  Sergeant Baiocco earned several awards that include Officer of the Year, Meritorious Service for continuous excellence, three Commendations, and Certificates of Appreciation  

“John has been a very dedicated employee, and everyone here at the Sheriff’s Office wishes him the very best in his future,” stated Sheriff Sheron

Photo by Alecia Kaus/Video News Service

August 15, 2021 - 8:19am
posted by Howard B. Owens in ABATE, Sheriff's Office, news, batavia.

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Genesee County ABATE members held a fundraising drive today to benefit the fallen officers memorial at the Genesee County Sheriff's Office on Park Road in Batavia.

The group's goal is to raise money for a more substantial memorial rather than the metal signs currently commemorating officers who died in the line of duty.

About fifty riders participated in the run.

Photos by Alecia Kaus/Video News Service.

Top photo: Frank Gallo VP/ABATE, Tim Johnson.Pres./ABATE, John Peck, and Sheriff William Sheron.

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August 2, 2021 - 6:23pm
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.

Press release:

The administrative phone line, 585-345-3000, at the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is currently experiencing an outage.  For any non-emergency calls, please dial

585-343-5000, and your call will be transferred to an internal extension.  Another option available is to utilize e-mail.  This issue is not affecting 9-1-1 calls. 

We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that this issue is resolved shortly.

June 24, 2021 - 4:18pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sheriff's Office, K-9, news, Batavia Downs.

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Press release:

On June 24th, a ceremony was held in the lobby at Batavia Downs Gaming as Batavia Downs showcased their $2,300 sponsorship of the Genesee County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit. The money was left at Batavia Downs and was turned into the Sheriff’s office.

When the money went unclaimed, Batavia Downs decided to sponsor the Department’s K-9 Unit. The money will be used to help provide equipment for the unit, headed up by Officer Andrew Mullen and K-9 Frankie.

“We’re happy to help contribute to Genesee County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit,” said Henry Wojtaszek, president and CEO of Batavia Downs. “It’s important for our Sheriff to have the resources they need to keep our community safe.”

“We appreciate the support from Batavia Downs," said Genesee County Sheriff William Sheron Jr. “These funds will be put towards K-9 related expenses like food, training and equipment.”

Photo by Howard Owens.

June 10, 2021 - 1:51pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Special Olympics, Arc GLOW, batavia, Sheriff's Office, Batavia PD, news.

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Officers with the Genesee County Sheriff's Office and Batavia Police Department carried the Special Olympics torch today from the Sheriff's Office on Park Road to the Arc Genesee Orleans Center on Walnut Street in support of the Special Olympics.

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February 26, 2021 - 5:19pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sheriff's Office, news.

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Coworkers and Sheriff's Office senior staff gave two retiring staff members respectful, socially distanced, farewells this afternoon.

Correction Officer Kelly P. Creegan retired after 19 years with the department and Catherine T. Uhly closed the books on a 20-year career with Genesee Justice.

Previously: Sheriff's Office announces retirements of two staff members

Photos submitted by the Sheriff's Office.

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Sheriff William Sheron, Kelly Creegan, Undersheriff Bradley Mazur, and Jail Superintendent William Zipfel. 

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Sheron, Catherine T. Uhly, and Mazur

February 26, 2021 - 11:52am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sheriff's Office, news.

Press release:

Correction Officer Kelly P. Creegan and Genesee Justice Program Coordinator Catherine T. Uhly will be retiring from the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office this Saturday, Feb. 27, and this Sunday, Feb. 28, respectively.  

C.O. Creegan is a 19-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, starting his career on Jan. 5, 2002.  During his career, C.O. Creegan has been the recipient of a Commendation, Certificate of Appreciation, and Meritorious Service for continuous excellence.  

Program Coordinator Catherine T. Uhly began her career on July 8, 2002, as a Principal Clerk at Genesee Justice, was appointed a Case Manager in 2014, and in 2016 was appointed to her current position as Program Coordinator. She has received two Meritorious Service awards for continuous excellence and the 2020 Distinguished Service Award.

“Both Kelly and Cathy have been dedicated employees and everyone here at the Sheriff’s Office wishes them the very best in their futures,” said Sheriff Sheron.

February 23, 2021 - 5:55pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sheriff's Office, live stream, video.
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Genesee County Police Reform and Reinvention Committee

February 20, 2021 - 2:39pm
posted by Press Release in Sheriff's Office, news.

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Officer of the Year Award – Deputy Ryan M. DeLong

Deputy Sheriff Ryan M. DeLong has distinguished himself in the performance of service to the citizens of Genesee County during 2020. Deputy DeLong’s professionalism and dedication are evident every day at work.

He is a five-and-a-half-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office but displays knowledge beyond his years. This is due to his continuous initiative to learn, through both formal departmental training and on his own with outside courses and reading.

Deputy DeLong has consistently been one of the most productive deputies, almost always at the top in arrests and vehicle and traffic stops every year and was recently promoted to Investigator.

He has made numerous arrests, including multiple felonies, by using what he has learned and goes above and beyond.  Deputy DeLong has made several felony drug arrests, including one that a handgun was seized.

Deputy DeLong is also eager to share knowledge and his experiences with other deputies. He is a relied-upon Field Training Officer and one that is looked upon routinely to train recruits. Deputy DeLong is also a Drug Recognition Expert and has been instrumental in arrests and prosecutions of numerous cases.   

Deputy Sheriff Ryan M. DeLong has reflected great credit upon himself and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office and most deserves to be named Officer of the Year.

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Distinguished Service Award – Program Coordinator Catherine T. Uhly

Program Coordinator Catherine T. Uhly has distinguished herself as a member of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office for more than 19 years.

Coordinator Uhly began her career at Genesee Justice as a Principal Clerk in 2002 and was appointed Case Manager in 2014, with her final appointment to Program Coordinator in 2016.

During this time, she has been the recipient of two Meritorious Service awards for her professionalism and dedication. Throughout her career, Program Coordinator Uhly has devoted herself to the betterment of the Genesee County criminal justice system and the citizens of Genesee County.

Program Coordinator Catherine T. Uhly reflects great credit upon herself and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Certificates of Appreciation

Criminal Investigation Division

Jail Cook Lynn J. Jakubowski

Jail Nurse Diane S. Cox

 

Longevity Awards

Confidential Secretary Carolyn A. Della Penna

10 years

Correction Officer Christopher A. Long

10 years

Senior Correction Officer Matthew R. Burgett

15 years

Investigator Chad J. Minuto

15 years

Sergeant Jason E. Saile

15 years

Director of Emergency Communications Steven S. Sharpe

15 years

Principal Financial Clerk Margaret A. Sheelar

20 years

Financial Management Assistant Mary L. Hecht

20 years

 

Meritorious Awards

Deputy Sheriff Erik B. Andre

1st

Correction Officer Corey J. Cieszki

1st

Community Services / Victim Assistant Marcy W. Ewell

1st

Deputy Sheriff Deborah L. Snyder

2nd

Sergeant Jason E. Saile

2nd

 

Commendations

Correction Officer Dennis J. Bartholomew

1st

Correction Officer Michael A. Strumpf

1st

Correction Officer Seth C. Rademacker

1st

Correction Officer Corey J. Cieszki

1st

Correction Officer Jenna R. Barber

1st

Deputy Sheriff Nicholas R. Chamoun

1st

Deputy Sheriff Jordan M. Alejandro

1st

Deputy Sheriff Joshua A. Brabon

1st

Emergency Services Dispatcher Fleur R.C. Remington

1st

Deputy Sheriff David D. Moore

1st & 2nd

Deputy Sheriff Andrew Z. Mullen

2nd

Deputy Sheriff Kyle D. Krzemien

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Correction Officer Michael F. Lindsley

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Investigator Joseph D. Loftus

3rd

Emergency Services Dispatcher Andrew K. Merkel

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Correction Officer Daniel J. Renz

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Deputy Sheriff Howard O. Wilson, V.

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Deputy Sheriff Ryan W. Young

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Sr. Emergency Services Dispatcher John W. Spencer

4th

Sr. Emergency Services Dispatcher Robert H. Tripp

7th

Sergeant Andrew B. Hale

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