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File #: ID-5838    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2023 In control: County Legislature
On agenda: 10/19/2023 Final action: 10/19/2023
Enactment date: 10/19/2023 Enactment #: 408-23
Title: To authorize the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Public Safety to become sworn Peace Officers pursuant to the provisions of the New York State Criminal Procedure Law 2.10
Narrative of Resolution:
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To authorize the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Public Safety to become sworn Peace Officers pursuant to the provisions of the New York State Criminal Procedure Law 2.10
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If Resolution requires expenditure of County Funds, provide the following information:
Amount to be authorized by Resolution: $3,000 Estimated
Are funds already budgeted? Yes
Specify Compliance with Procurement Procedures: N/A
RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE THE COMMISSIONER AND DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO BECOME SWORN PEACE OFFICERS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE NEW YORK STATE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW 2.10
WHEREAS, the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of the Sullivan County Division of Public Safety in their respective titles have assumed the responsibility of providing emergency response to the scene of man-made or natural disasters throughout Sullivan County as the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services; and
WHEREAS, the Commissioner, and Deputy Commissioner in his absence, chair the Sullivan Threat Assessment Committee charged with targeted violence threat assessment and management, and domestic terrorism prevention; and
WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 14 of the Defense Emergency Act 1951 Chapter 784-51, "every political subdivision shall have power to assist in the effectuation of any matter undertaken"; and
WHEREAS, the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner encounter highly-sensitive information during coordination with law enforcement agencies; and while on-scene, and in an attempt to secure the scene, often must make immediate decisions to protect the safety of the citizens and visitors of Sullivan County; and
WHEREAS, various provisions of law prohibit the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner from participating in law enforcement sensitive training courses and carrying out essential duties during a declared State of Emergency, including but not limited to closing...

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