Patrick A. Russo, Sheriff
Edward R. Bly, Undersheriff


On behalf of the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. This website has been designed to provide a comprehensive guide to our agency’s many services and responsibilities performed here. Our mission is to provide our citizens with one of the best law enforcement offices in New York State. We will continue to update and make changes to this site in an effort to better keep the residents in our county informed.

We invite you to explore our site and learn more about us.
We hope you find the information useful and informative.

Thank you for visiting!

Sheriff Patrick A. Russo

Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office Needs Qualified Candidates for Correctional Officers

Civil Service Announcement for the Correctional Officer Exam for Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office. The deadline to sign up for this exam is September 10th 2019 and the exam will be held September 28, 2019. 

This is a tremendous opportunity in Public Service with extensive training for qualified candidates with a starting salary of nearly $50,000 as well as excellent benefits and the opportunity for advancement and overtime for first year officers.

Apply Online at the Rensselaer County Civil Service Portal

Rensselaer County is offering FREE training on Heroin/Opioid Overdose Prevention

General Information:
Phone: (518) 266-1900     EMERGENCIES DIAL 9-1-1
Location: 400 Main Street, Troy, NY 12180