Cayuga County Sheriff-elect Brian Schenck has named his undersheriff for the upcoming term.
In a statement to the media on Thursday, Brian Schenck announced that Detective William ‘Steve’ Smith was asked and accepted the role.
Below is Schenck’s full-statement:
“As Sheriff–elect I have begun working to transition into my new role here at the Sheriff’s Office on January 1st of 2019. I have asked Detective William “Steve” Smith to serve as my Undersheriff when I take office and he has confirmed that will accept this appointment.
Steve has been with the Sheriff’s Office since 1997 and has over twenty one years of experience. We have partnered together in the Criminal Investigations Division at the Sheriff’s Office since 2003. Having worked closely with Steve for many years I am confident that he has the experience and commitment to successfully serve in this role.
It is also clear to me that he believes strongly in our mission to secure a safe community and maintain the trust and respect of those we serve by providing responsive, caring, and professional Law Enforcement, Correctional, and Civil Enforcement Services.
I look forward to partnering with Steve and all of the members of our Sheriff’s Office in the future to serve the residents of Cayuga County.”