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US Justice Department grant will pay partial cost of Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department body cams

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department has received a grant from the same US Justice Department program as the Auburn Police Department to acquire body-worn cameras for Deputies. Sheriff Brian Schenck is fully behind the program.  He says additional funding will be ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Schenck talks re-election in Cayuga County, impact of bail reform, and impact of COVID-19 on jail population (podcast)

In this edition, Ted Baker talks with the Sheriff about running for re-election, bail reform, attitudes toward law enforcement, the impact of COVID-19 on the jail population and his staff and more. Listen  Get the latest headlines delivered to your inbox ... MORE
Cayuga County Sheriff says bail reform hurts many of those it’s designed to help

Cayuga County Sheriff says bail reform hurts many of those it’s designed to help

While the political debate over bail reform rages through Albany, Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says some of the people hurt the most by the policy are the repeat offenders themselves. He says in Cayuga County, many repeat offenders are substance abusers ... MORE
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Sheriff Brian Schenck is running for re-election in Cayuga County

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck is running for re-election. He announced his bid for another term in a post to Facebook on Thursday. “For the past 24 years I have proudly partnered with the men and women of the Cayuga County Sheriff’s ... MORE
COVID-19 outbreak at Cayuga County Jail brought under control

COVID-19 outbreak at Cayuga County Jail brought under control

Good news on the COVID-19 front in Cayuga County. Sheriff Brian Schenck says the COVID-19 outbreak has been contained at the Cayuga County Jail. It’s been contained to a 40-inmate pod. He told Finger Lakes News Radio that he’s surprised there hasn’t ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE