Dominic Dagostino, Sheriff
Education/Training: Sheriff Dagostino graduated from the State University of New York at Albany with a B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Criminal Justice Studies. Sheriff Dagostino has received extensive law enforcement training throughout his career. He is a graduate of the Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy and has taken and attended numerous in-service training courses and seminars.
Career: Sheriff Dagostino was elected Schenectady County Sheriff in November 2009. He has over twenty years experience in law enforcement. Prior to his election, he was a member of the Rotterdam Police Department. During his tenure with the Rotterdam Police Department he served in every facet of the department: patrol officer, investigator, patrol sergeant and lieutenant. At the time of his retirement from the Rotterdam Police Department he was the Detective Division Commanding Officer.
Personal: Sheriff Dominic Dagostino is a lifelong resident of Schenectady County.
County Seat: Schenectady, NY
Area: 210 square miles