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Sheriff Toulon

Errol D. Toulon, Jr. is Suffolk County's 67th Sheriff.  He was elected in November 2017 and began his first term on January 1, 2018. Read Sheriff Toulon's bio, and meet the rest of our executive team.

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The Sheriff's School Safety Initiatives

Sandy Hook Promise Collaborative Initiative

The Suffolk County Sheriff's Office has partnered with Sandy Hook Promise to offer prevention programming.   "Say Something" teaches students, grades 6-12, how to look for warning signs, signals and threats, especially in social media, of an individual who may be a threat to themselves or others -- and to say something to a trusted adult to get help.  Call  (631) 852-3406  for more information.

Security Assessment Program for Schools

Sheriff’s Office Deputies have received specialized training to do on-site security, risk and vulnerability assessments of buildings and grounds.  Call (631) 852-3763 for more information. 

Civilian Response to Active Attacks

This program aims to teach school staff and students what to do to best protect themselves in the event there is an active shooter incident at a school.  This 2-hour program provides practical lessons that can save lives.  Call (631) 852-3763 for more information.

Stop the Bleed Program

The Stop the Bleed Program is a program for school staff and students that teaches the basics of emergency bleeding control techniques.  It is taught by a certified EMT.  Call (631) 852-3763 for more information.  

In the News

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

Resources - Educational Materials - Public Service Announcements

There is a drug epidemic sweeping across the nation that has greatly impacted our communities in Suffolk County. The Sheriff's Office has compiled a list of resources and tools to help individuals and families battle prevent substance abuse and get help with addiction issues.  

Sheriff Toulon's School Listening Tour

Sheriff Toulon is visiting schools to hear what our youth are saying about drugs, gangs, and bullying and what they think we need to do to help kids avoid these pressures. 

Click the links below to learn about  Sheriff's school-based initiatives, like our G.R.E.A.T. Program and our popular YES Jail Tours

We're At Your Service

Community Programs

Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon meets with children

Learn more: Programs At-A-Glance.  If you would like to request a Community Relations Program in your school or neighborhood, use our easy online form. This form is also used for all YES Tours. 

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Project Lifesaver

Suffolk County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Tracking Device Program for those who wander

Sheriff Toulon wants everyone to know about Project Lifesaver -- a powerful wristband designed to help the Sheriff's Office locate individuals that wander due to cognitive impairments. 

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Civil Enforcement Matters

The Civil Enforcement Section of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office is the enforcement arm of the civil courts. We have compiled information about the eviction process, property and income executions and more. 

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Crime Victims Information

The Order of Protection Notification System (OPNS)  is designed to send alerts regarding Family Court Issued Orders. Click Learn More to register for notifications under OPNS, receive inmate release information via VINE Link,  and other help for crime victims.

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Events Calendar

The Sheriff's Office is out meeting with residents in communities across Suffolk County at public events throughout the year.  Click below to find out when we will be in your town with programs like Shed the Meds, Child ID Cards, and more. 

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Shed the Meds

Dispose of your unused medications in a safe and environmentally friendly manner by using our convenient drop boxes. Click the link below for locations and directions.  You can also check our calendar  for lists of community events.

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More Quick Links

Pistol License Information

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Get Involved - Volunteer and Intern with the SCSO

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Careers at the Sheriff's Office

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Re-entry Resources

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Sheriff's Office Bureaus

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Volunteer Firefighter Form

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Watch the Historic Inauguration

Errol D. Toulon, Jr., Ed.D. was sworn-in as the 67th Sheriff of Suffolk County at a ceremony on January 12, 2018 at the Van Nostrand Theater at Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) in Brentwood.  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presided over the Oath of Office in front of hundreds of family members, friends and supporters.

Contact Us

Send an email to Sheriff Toulon:  Suffolk_Sheriff@suffolkcountyny.gov

Suffolk County Sheriff's Office

100 Center Drive, Riverhead, NY 11901


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed