|James Monnat, Undersheriff
5252 Outer Stowe Street, Lowville, NY 13367
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Early in his career, Sheriff Carpinelli served as Police Officer for the Town of Lloyd Police Department, the Town of New Paltz Police Department, and the Town of Ulster Police Department. From 1992 to 2006, he served at Police Officer for the Rochester City Police Department. In 2006, Sheriff Carpinelli retired and moved to Lewis County. Shortly after relocating, he was hired to the Lewis County Sheriff's Office by Sheriff L. Michael Tabolt to serve as a part-time Deputy Road Patrol and Parks & Recreation Deputy. Sheriff Carpinelli majored in Criminal Justice at Ulster County Community College. He attended the Kingston Police Academy MPTC school in 1985. He received an honorable discharge from the United States Army. Sheriff Carpinelli has completed extensive specialized training, including Instructor Certification through the FBI, and the FBI Pursuit and Evasive Driving School. He is a Certified FBI Defensive Tactics Instructor; Certified in Accident Re-construction by NYS Police; and certified and continues to execute Tactical Warrant Entries. Sheriff Carpinelli moved to Lewis County permanently in 2006 with his wife Vickie to raise their daughter, Nicolette.
Lewis County, located on the western edge of the Adirondacks, has a population of 26,571 and encompasses 1,275 square miles.