Putnam sheriff-elect announces appointments to incoming administration

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CARMEL – Putnam County Sheriff-Elect Kevin McConville has announced his command staff, which will assume their duties on January 1.

Thomas Lindert, a 35-year- law enforcement veteran, will become undersheriff.

The lifelong Putnam resident served in the Army and later began his career with the Village of Cold Spring Police in 1984. He was hired one year later by the sheriff’s office and was assigned to the narcotics task force. He was promoted through the ranks until he retired in 2007. He then served with the Fishkill Town Police Department until retirement in January 2019.

McConville also named James Schepperly as captain of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation. He began his law enforcement career with the State Police, serving as a trooper, investigator, sergeant, captain, major, and later assistant deputy superintendent. He then went to work with the Fishkill Town Police Department and retired as chief.

Kevin Junjulas, a 30-year-member of the MTA Police, will serve as captain of the sheriff’s Road Patrol. He also served in the Beacon City Police Department after the MTA where he was promoted to chief in 2018.

Michael Knox, a 28-year veteran of law enforcement, having served with the City of White Plains Police Department.

The Civil Bureau Division will be headed by Captain Grossi who began his career with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and later to Westchester County Police.

James Greenough will be the captain of the Corrections Division. He has 31 years as a corrections office er in the Putnam County Jail.


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