Sheriffs Institute Camps 13 Livingston County Residents

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Young Livingston County residents were among the attendees at last week's New York State Sheriff's Institute (NYSSI)'s summer camp. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, 13 from Livingston County residents attended the NYSSI's summer camp from July 9 to July 15. “The campers get an insider’s look at the world of law enforcement,” said Sheriff Dougherty. “By working with and learning from the … [Read more...]

County Conservatives Endorse Sheriff Dougherty for Re-Election

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Conservative Party announced Tuesday that they are endorsing Sheriff Thomas Dougherty in his re-election bid. Livingston County Conservative Party Chair Rev. Jason McGuire said that the party's endorsement is based on the experience that Dougherty has gained "Looking back on the 2013 election, experience was a key issue for many Conservative voters looking for the next Livingston County Sheriff," … [Read more...]

Surprise Gift Bags Appear for Deputies During National Police Week

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Deputy Sheriffs reporting for duty to their briefing room found surprise gift bags courtesy of loving community members. The bags contained small presents for each Deputy and dog treats for the Road Patrol K9's. "A big thank you to Tara Schneider and her girls, Brooke and Taylor, for dropping off gifts of support to the Road Patrol Deputies/Sergeants, the Criminal Investigators and the Command Staff members for National … [Read more...]

Dougherty Receives Unanimous Republican Designation for Sheriff

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Republican Committee unanimously seconded the nomination of incumbent Sheriff Thomas Dougherty for the November election. Committee member Peter Dougherty, Thomas Dougherty's father, nominated him for Sheriff at Thursday's Repubican Committee meeting. No challenger candidates have come forward so far, but other committees have yet to hold designation meetings. "Back in 2012, this young fella comes … [Read more...]

Livingston County Public Safety Heroes Share their Careers at GCC

DANSVILLE – Livingston County's public safety personnel presented their careers to college students at Genesee Community College (GCC) last week. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said in a press release that members of the Sheriff's Office, Livingston County Emergency Management, Livingston County Emergency Medical Services, and Livingston County Public Health went to Emergency Service Careers Exploration Day at Genesee Community College (GCC) in … [Read more...]

Livingston County Sheriff Issues Low-Level Travel Advisory

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty issued a low-level travel advisory as highway workers take a much-needed break. The Sheriff has issued a travel advisory effective at 5 p.m. until further notice. "The highway crews have done a great job but need to rest their workers," said Dougherty. "The advisory does NOT restrict travel it only advises that caution is advised since hazardous conditions could be … [Read more...]

Sheriff Lifts Travel Advisory

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office lifted the traffic advisory that was issued Monday morning. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, the advisory is lifted as of 9 p.m. Monday. "Thank you to all of you who used caution today on the roadways," posted the Sheriff's Office to Facebook. "We really appreciate it! Have a good night!" The advisory went into effect at 6:15 a.m. Monday. There were … [Read more...]

Livingston County Loves Hoop-Shooting Deputy

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Local communities are buzzing about a pickup basketball game between some local kids and Livingston County Deputy Sheriff Mike Williams. On Aug. 24, Nicole Silvernail shared these photos on Facebook. In the past two days, the post has been 'liked' over 1,000 times and shared more than 150 times. "Today while the kids were playing basketball at the park, they had a Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy stop to play with … [Read more...]

Cops Pinch Suspended Driver for Pills and Weed in Avon

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a Wayland man on Monday for allegedly driving on a suspended license and possessing Oxycodone and marijuana. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Donald Koons Jr., 46, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the Third Degree. On April … [Read more...]

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office to Update Ranks at Jail and 911 Center

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Public Services Committee approved a proposition by the Sheriff's Office to restructure the command within the county jail and 911 center on Wednesday. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty appeared with Undersheriff Matthew Bean, Chief Deputy Matt Burgess, Chief Deputy Jason Yasso, and 911 Director William Mann at the meeting to request that current employees have their titles changed to supervisor positions … [Read more...]