Held annually in the State Capital City of Albany, to coincide with the session of the State Legislature. There is an emphasis on training in legislative matters of concern to the Sheriffs. Also, training on other current topics of importance in the many aspects of a Sheriff's duties is conducted as part of the conference. It is also an opportunity for Sheriffs to meet personally and informally with many state legislators and top state administrators to discuss important legislative and administrative issues.
The 81st Annual Winter Training Conference was held in February 2015. Sheriffs from across the state gathered at the Desmond in Albany, NY