LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is a full service Law Enforcement Agency that is located at the
Public Safety Facility in Greenport, New York, a short distance from the City of Hudson.  

The men and women of the Law Enforcement Division
Uniformed Patrol Branch are police officers
sworn to serve and protect the 64,000 residents in the 644 square miles of our county.  While on patrol,
making arrests, investigating accidents and performing the other routine law enforcement functions of a
police officer, many of the Deputy Sheriff's also take on the added duties and training of being members
of SWAT, DIVE and the Marine Patrol.

The Law Enforcement Division consists of the Patrol, Criminal Investigation and Communications
Branches of the Office.  Pursuant to N.Y.S County Law, all Deputy Sheriffs are required to reside in
Columbia County and meet both Sheriff's Office and civil service qualifications.  
Columbia County Sheriff's Office