New York State Court Officers
|New York State Court Officers|
Patch worn by New York State Court Officers.
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||State of New York, United States|
|Legal jurisdiction||New York|
|Agency executive||Jewel Williams, Chief|
|Parent agency||New York State Unified Court System|
|NYS Unified Court System|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
New York State Court Officers are law enforcement officers who provide police services to the New York State Unified Court System, and enforce state and city laws in the State Of New York as well as assist if needed local law enforcement agencies.
New York State Court Officers undergo a peace officer training academy at one of two New York State Court Officer academies which are located in New York City and Castleton-on-Hudson. The academy includes training in criminal and civil procedure law, police science, powers of a peace officer,firearms training, defensive tactics, radio use, arrest procedures, gang intelligence, and first aid /CPR
The New York State Court Officers Academy was founded by Chief Thomas R. Hennessy.
Power and Authority
New York State Court Officers are New York State peace officers and are authorized to make vehicle stops, execute bench warrants, stop and frisk powers, issue summonses, carry and use firearms, batons, pepper spray, handcuffs, and use physical and deadly force. New York State Court Officers have peace officer status both on-duty and off-duty.
New York State Court Officers currently utilize fully marked Ford Interceptors, Chevrolet Impalas, Dodge Chargers, Chevrolet Suburbans, and Chevrolet Expresses and Ford interceptors in their vehicle fleet. As well as unmarked vehicle of the same.
New York State Court Officers are authorized to carry a Glock 19 9mm semi-automatic pistol, expandable baton, handcuffs, flashlight, bullet resistant vest, pepper spray, and a radio that is directly linked to the Central Dispatcher and other officers.
There are eleven sworn titles (referred to as ranks) for New York State Court Officers:
|Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|First Deputy Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|Deputy Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|Assistant Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|New York State Court Officer - Major|
|New York State Court Officer - Captain|
|New York State Court Officer - Lieutenant|
|New York State Court Officer – Sergeant|
|New York State Senior Court Officer|
|New York State Court Officer|
|New York State Court Officer - Trainee|
Line of Duty Deaths
7 New York State Court Officers have died in the line of duty.
|Officer's Name||End Of Watch||Cause Of Death|
|Court Officer Francis J. Carroll||
|Court Officer Albert Gelb||
|Senior Court Officer Alphonso B. Deal||
|Court Officer John A. Dauway||
|Captain William Thompson||
|Senior Court Officer Thomas Jurgens||
|Senior Court Officer Mitchel Scott Wallace||
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- New York State Unified Court System
- New York City Police Department
- New York State Police
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