LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division has earned its reaccreditation.

The Livingston County Board of Supervisors provided the Executive Director of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association, Peter Kehoe, with the privilege of the floor. Executive Director Kehoe advised the Board of Supervisors that the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office had earned reaccreditation of the Civil Division through their hard work and dedication to providing the very best to the residents of Livingston County.

Executive Director Kehoe presented a plaque to the Sheriff to memorialize the achievement of the men and women of the Sheriff’s Office. The Executive Director additionally presented achievement certificates to Corporal Phyllis Applin and Principal Clerk Dawn Hamsher who both worked exceptionally hard to earn reaccreditation.

The Sheriff thanked all the residents of Livingston County for their partnership and support of their Sheriff’s Office. He went on to thank the members of the Office for their professionalism and tireless work to be the best and the entire Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator for their partnership and continued financial support. The Sheriff concluded with personally thanking Corporal Applin and Principal Clerk Hamsher for excellent services in the Division and diligence in earning reaccreditation.

“First and foremost, we thank the people we serve daily, the Livingston County residents,” stated Sheriff Dougherty. “Your love and support for your Sheriff’s Office is known and appreciated by myself and all the members of the LCSO. The support you have is known by the elected members of the Board of Supervisors and also County Administrator Coyle. We strongly value the partnerships both with the residents and our partners in county government and we share this reaccreditation achievement with you all.”

"Accreditation displays to the public and taxpayer that we in Livingston County value not just the work we do in law enforcement but the high quality of the work itself,” stated Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, David LeFeber. “I thank and commend the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division team on this honor."