Sheriff's Department en Sheriff's departments air concerns over SAFE Act <p><span id="primaryContentDepotPortlet.contentDescription">One year after the passage of the New York SAFE Act, sheriff’s departments across the state are still struggling to wrap their heads around the law, and some have gone so far as expressing personal opposition to the new laws.</span></p><p>Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn says there are facets of the law that make sense, but that there are many problems. These problems, according to many upstate New York sheriffs, could have been avoided if they'd been more involved from the start.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:13:08 +0000 Kate O'Connell 50147 at Sheriff's departments air concerns over SAFE Act Yellow Dot program will give first responders the upper hand <p>Last month, Oneida, Madison and Herkimer Counties joined an effort to prevent deaths from automobile accidents. The Yellow Dot program is designed to give medical professionals information they need if you can&#39;t.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:14:36 +0000 Adam Wolfe 21990 at Attorney for Sheriff's deputy describes alleged harassment on the job in $50 million suit <p>A female Sheriff&#39;s deputy has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Jefferson County department, over racy photos she says were taken of her as part of an online pedophile investigation. The lawsuit is about to proceed to the next phase, and the deputy and her lawyer are calling for an independent investigation.</p><p> Thu, 03 May 2012 00:39:23 +0000 Joanna Richards 18615 at Sheriff's deputy files suit against Jefferson County department over topless photos <p>A female sheriff&#39;s deputy in Jefferson County filed a $50 million state Supreme Court lawsuit against the department, its leadership and a detective Monday, claiming a male detective took topless photos of her in 2006, saying they were for use in an online pedophile investigation. The suit claims the deputy never learned how the photos were used and the detective failed to return them when she asked for them.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 02:15:26 +0000 Joanna Richards 17774 at