Each year, The American Legion gives it’s “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” award to a well-rounded law enforcement officer who has exceeded the duty requirements expected of his or her position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement. On Thursday May 14, 2015, Sgt. Nick Spiezio was presented(…)
It’s National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and members of the Sheriff’s Office were in attendance as victims of crime and those who serve them were honored this morning at The Queensbury Hotel. A newly established award was unveiled. The Bruce H. Hamilton Crime Victims Award, honors extraordinary individuals in law enforcement, victims advocacy, D.A’s Office(…)
Molly Adames is a Hudson Falls High School sophomore, who is in need of a bone marrow transplant. Molly has recently been diagnosed with an aggressive blood disorder and is receiving aggressive treatment at the Albany Medical Center. After seeing how strong Molly is and her determination in beating this disease, The Washington County Deputy(…)
The Washington County Deputy Sheriff's Police Benevolent Association's general purpose is to promote professionalism among law enforcement and to protect the rights and privileges of sworn-law enforcement officer who are members.
In addition we provide labor relations assistance and collective bargaining services for contract negotiations as well as legal, disciplinary and other representation to officers who are members.
We support programs in the community and routinely donate to community activities including funding the Lt. Donald Nassivera Memorial Scholarship in the criminal justice field. We support the Washington County community and have provided financial support and outreach for both individuals and the community in which we live and work.
We just recently authorized funds for the creation and initialization of a Washington County Deputy Sheriff's PBA child safety seat fitting station which will make it much easier for the community to find a reliable location with trained members to inspect and certify vehicles and child safety seats. The program is being led by PBA member Investigator Kristen Hardy and you can contact her at 746-2475, ext. 3722.
We are a professional law enforcement association joined together with professional members that seek to protect the rights of our fellow employees.