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Police Department History
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Shelter Island Town Police Department
Chiefs of Police - Past & Present
   
 

Shelter Island Town Police Department

Office of the Chief of Police

 

The Shelter Island Town Police Department was established on September 13, 1971 by resolution of the Town Board. Prior to its establishment, law enforcement was carried out by a Constabulary. Below is a list of the Chief Constables and Chiefs of Police from 1933 to the present.

   


Sylvain P. Tybaert

Chief Constable

1933-1953

 

Edward J. Hannabury

Chief Constable

1954-1963

Robert Brown

Chief Constable  

1964-1966

 

Benjamin M. Byington

Chief Constable

1966-1970

 

John T. Mullins

Chief Constable

1971

 

Howard Cronin

Chief of Police

1971-1976

 

L. George Ferrer

Chief of Police

1977-1996

Jeffrey C. Brewer

Chief of Police

1996-1997

 

James J. Read Jr.

Chief of Police

1998-Present

 

 

Shelter Island Town Police Department
Officer of the Year Award
Shelter Island Town Police Department
Annual Recipients of the Kiwanis Club of Southampton
Police Officer of the Year Award
 
1996 Chief L. George Ferrer
 
1998 Police Officer Thomas M. Cronin
 
1999 D/Sgt. Jack H. Thilberg
 
2000 D/Sgt. Jack H. Thilberg
 
2001 Police Officer Walter M. Richards
 
2002 Sgt. Jay L. Card
 
2003 Police Officer Christopher C. Drake
 
2004 Police Officer William C. Hannabury
 
2005 Sgt. James D. Cronin
          Police Officer Terrence L. LeGrady
 
2006 Police Officer Terrence L. LeGrady
 
2007 Police Officer Christopher C. Drake
 
2008 Police Officer Thomas M. Cronin
 
2009 Sgt. James D. Cronin
 
2010 Police Officer Christopher C. Drake
 
2011 Police Officer Christopher C. Drake
 
2012 D/Sgt. Jack H. Thilberg
           Police Officer Anthony Rando
 
2013 Police Officer Anthony Rando
 
2014 Police Officer Christopher C. Drake
 
2015 D/Sgt. Jack H. Thilberg
 
2016 Police Officer Christopher C. Drake