Paul Arteta, Sheriff
Wilfredo Garcia, Undersheriff
Evelyn Mallard, Undersheriff
110 Wells Farm Road, Goshen, NY 10924
Sheriff Paul Arteta is a life-long Hudson Valley resident with 29+ years’ experience in law enforcement, having been elected Orange County Sheriff for the 2023-2027 term. Previously he served the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) as Deputy Sheriff (1994-2020) and Correction Officer (1992-1994), having been promoted from Sergeant to Lieutenant, then Captain. Sheriff Arteta was the Deputy Police Chief for the Village of Montgomery, 2020-2022. He is also the Former Deputy Supervisor of the Town of Montgomery.
Along with his career in law enforcement, Sheriff Arteta has been actively involved in several law enforcement and safety organizations as a member and volunteer. Sheriff Arteta is a founding member and three-term president of the Orange County Deputy Sheriff’s PBA and founding member and commander of the Orange County/DA Sheriff’s Drug Task Force. He is also a member of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force. Sheriff Arteta volunteers with the Hudson Valley Honor Flight and Newburgh Armory Unity Center.
Sheriff Arteta is a graduate of the FBI National Academy’s 248th Session and holds a master’s degree in law enforcement and public safety leadership from the University of San Diego. He has been an Orange County resident for more than three decades and is married with three children.