Sheriffs’ Response to NY SAFE Act

Sheriffs’ Response to NY SAFE Act – Since enactment of the NY SAFE Act the Sheriffs of New York have been carefully reviewing its numerous provisions. This week, 52 of the 58 Sheriffs met in conference to further consider the law and to formulate the formal position of the Association. There are a number of provisions in the law which our Association finds to be helpful to law enforcement and to our citizens. Those are pointed out in our position statement. There are also a number of provisions which cause us concern, and which we think should be revisited. Those we also point out in the position statement.