The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office participates in the National Standardized
Child Passenger Safety Program.

The Sheriff's Office has Child Passenger Safety Technicians coordinated by Deputy
Sheriff Wendy Guntert, who is also a Technician.  The Sheriff's Office technicians
have successfully completed the Safe Kids Worldwide National Standardized Child
Passenger Safety Training.  
Child passenger safety checks and/or installations need
to be by appointment only at the Public Safety Facility
except for those special events advertised throughout the
year. To have your child's car seat installation checked,
or if you need help installing your car seat by one of our
certified CPS technicians, please call
518-828-3358 ext.
1293, Pat Abitabile at the Columbia County Health
and leave your information so that an
appointment can be made.
The Columbia County Public Safety Facility is located
at 85 Industrial Tract, Hudson, New York 12534.
EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 24, 2009: Pursuant to
NYS Law, all children under the age of 8 must
be restrained in an appropriate child restraint
system while riding in a motor vehicle.  

An Appropriate child restraint system is one
that meets the child's size and weight and the
specifications of the manufacturer of such

A child restraint system may be a child safety
seat, harness, vest or a booster seat.  

The vehicle's safety belt alone is NOT a child
restraint system.
Columbia County Sheriff's Office
David P. Bartlett, SHERIFF                     John W. Davi, UNDERSHERIFF
Copyright ©2006 Columbia County Sheriff's Office, Hudson, NY 12534
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