HEMLOCK – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office took center stage Wednesday at the Hemlock Fair with an all-day event capped off by an evening of demonstrations at the grandstand.
During the day “The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office Showcase,” a joint effort by the Sheriff’s Office and the Hemlock Fair Association, featured an equipment display that gave visitors an up-close look at some of the equipment used by the Sheriff’s Office. The display included the Sheriff’s patrol boat, Emergency Response Team (ERT) van, Mounted Patrol members and many other resources the office has at its disposal. Deputies were available to answer questions and provide additional information to curious visitors throughout the day.
The Sheriff’s Office also hosted its annual Mounted Patrol Competition, which featured participants from across the region.
Following the competition, the Sheriff’s Office present the highlight of the day, a showcase featuring K-9 and ERT demonstrations, mock vehicle stops and Mounted Patrol maneuvers. Members of the honor guard opened the event, which took place at the fair’s grandstand, and Sheriff John M. York followed with remarks about the importance of showing Livingston County residents the Sheriff’s Office’s capabilities.
Livingston County District Attorney candidates Greg McCaffrey, Eric Schiener and Steve Sessler, as well as 133rd Assembly District candidate Richard Burke, all checked out the festivities Wednesday night.