Sheriff Michael Zurlo

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo says it was likely a meteor entering the atmosphere that caused an explosion seen and heard across several communities Sunday night.

Saratoga County D.A. Karen Heggen, Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo and State Senator Jim Tedisco.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

New criminal justice laws will be on the books in New York next year. But several Saratoga County state and local Republican officials are pushing for a delay.

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo
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Included in the New York State budget signed April 1st is a provision to prohibit the release of mugshots by law enforcement departments. New York State troopers have already stopped releasing the photos, which are often shared on social media.

Eric Hawkins
City of Albany

Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins and Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo join Vox Pop to discuss law enforcement and policing. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo
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Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo joins Vox Pop to discuss law enforcement. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo
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Several schools in Saratoga County will have a school resource officer on hand beginning next fall.

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo, joined by county officials and leaders from local schools, announced Thursday a new program that would place deputies in local districts in the new year.