What is a Deputy Sheriff?
For more than 100 years Nassau County
Deputy Sheriffs have carried on the
Law Enforcement tradition of protecting
and serving the residents of Nassau
Today, Nassau County Deputy Sheriffs
serve as NYS Certified Police Officers
authority to enforce both criminal and
civil law from the NYS Criminal
NYS Constitution, and the Nassau County
Charter. Deputy Sheriffs do not provide
in the Jail or in the Courts. Whether our Deputies are executing warrants,
laws or assisting with domestic violence
cases, their long history of integrity
professionalism is just a small
indication of their dedication to the
public that they serve.
The NCDSBA represents and supports all
of the Nassau County Deputy Sheriffs
and Deputy Sheriff Superior Officers.
Corrections Officers are are Peace
Officers who fall under the
control of the corrections division
of the Nassau County Sheriff's
They are not Deputy
the NYS DCJS - Metropolitan
Police Training Council as
(completing the Basic Course for Police Officers)
More than 1100
Hours of training in the Nassau
County Police Academy including:
Standardized Field Sobriety
Testing for DWI offenders.
New York State Penal,
Criminal Procedure, Vehicle
and Traffic, Environmental
Relations and other Laws.
Defensive Tactics and
Physical Training including
arrest and control
Firearms and the use of
Deadly Physical Force.
NYS Department of Health
certification as emergency