Jaymes W. Hurley
Director of Victim Notification Services
Jaymes joined the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute as the Director of Victim Notification Services in 2020. In this capacity, he works alongside law enforcement, victim advocacy groups, and the court system while overseeing the management and application of the Institute’s victim services. These include both the VINE program, as well as the Sheriffs’ Institute’s Order of Protection Notification Program. He started his career working at the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office in Syracuse, NY. During his 15 years in law enforcement, he was assigned to a number of positions, including assignments in both the Custody (Corrections) and Civil Departments. He departed the Sheriff’s Office in 2020 as a Lieutenant assigned as the Commander of the Civil Division. Outside of his work with the Sheriffs’ Institute, Jaymes serves as an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He has held many assignments and has been deployed/recalled in support of different operations, including Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn.