(Riverhead, NY) The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office held a swearing in ceremony for 13 new Deputy Sheriff Recruits on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the Riverhead County Center. These new Deputy Sheriff Recruits have begun a rigorous 6 month training program that includes training in firearms, emergency vehicle operations (EVOC), EMT, and field training. The recruits will graduate in the spring, joining a force consisting of 272 Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs.
Sheriff Toulon welcomed these new deputies to the Sheriff’s Office, reminding them that they “now hold a position of authority in Suffolk County, and with that authority comes great responsibility.”
For more information, please contact Sgt. Paul Spinella at (631) 852-3405 or Paul.Spinella@suffolkcountyny.gov.