New York State Court Officers
|New York State Court Officers|
Patch worn by New York State Court Officers.
Flag of the State of New York
|Operations jurisdiction||New York, United States|
|Legal jurisdiction||New York|
|Headquarters||2500 Pond View Castleton-On-Hudson, NY 12033|
|Parent agency||New York State Unified Court System|
|NYS Unified Court System|
New York State Court Officers (NYS Courts) is the law enforcement agency charged with providing security services and maintaining order within court facilities statewide.
New York State Court Officers undergo comprehensive basic training at the NYS Court Officers Academy which was founded by Chief Thomas R. Hennessy (Ret.) The curriculum includes but is not limited to training in criminal and civil procedure law, constitutional law, stop and frisk, search and seizure, police science, laws of arrest, use of physical and deadly physical force, firearms training, situation and judgment, defensive tactics, tactical communication, arrest procedures and first aid/cpr/basic life support.
Chief Joseph Baccellieri, Jr. Is the Chief of Training throughout the state and the Commanding Officer of the Academy.
From highest to lowest rank, the command structure is as follows:
|Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|First Deputy Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|Chief of Training|
|Deputy Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|Assistant Chief of the Department of Public Safety|
|New York State Court Officer - Major|
|New York State Court Officer - Captain|
|New York State Court Officer - Lieutenant|
|New York State Court Officer – Sergeant|
|New York State Senior Court Officer|
|New York State Court Officer|
|New York State Court Officer - Trainee|
Line of duty deaths
6 New York State Court Officers and 1 Court Clerk have died in the line of duty.
|Officer's Name||End Of Watch||Cause Of Death|
|Court Officer Francis J. Carroll||Sunday, May 6, 1973||Gunfire|
|Court Officer Albert Gelb||Thursday, March 11, 1976||Gunfire|
|Senior Court Clerk Alphonso B. Deal||Thursday, July 7, 1988||Gunfire|
|Court Officer John A. Dauway||Sunday, October 1, 1989||Accidental|
|Captain William Harry Thompson||Tuesday, September 11, 2001||Terrorist Attack|
|Senior Court Officer Thomas Jurgens||Tuesday, September 11, 2001||Terrorist Attack|
|Senior Court Officer Mitchel Scott Wallace||Tuesday, September 11, 2001||Terrorist Attack|
- United States Marshals Service#Court Security Officers
- List of law enforcement agencies in New York
- New York State Unified Court System