The New York State Sheriffs' Association elected its executive committee at the 83rd annual winter training conference last week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany. Members elected Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour 1st vice chair of the executive committee. Voutour will work with the newly elected president of the association, Cattaraugus County Sheriff Tim Whitcomb, and with sheriffs around the state, to further the efforts of the Sheriffs' Association to enhance public safety in New York through professional training and accreditation programs, public safety programs and advocacy.
The New York State Sheriffs' Association Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation, formed in 1934, for the purpose of assisting sheriffs in the efficient and effective delivery of services to the public. It comprises all of the elected and appointed sheriffs of New York.