Sheriff Names New Patrol Captain


Putnam County Sheriff Robert Langley Jr. has appointed Harry Tompkins III as his captain of patrol. During his 28-year career, Tompkins has served with the New York City Housing Police Department and departments in Putnam Valley, Larchmont and Westchester County.

As a detective, Tompkins oversaw the Northern Westchester Narcotics Heroin Task Force. He succeeds Capt. Edward Swarm, who resigned Feb. 1, six weeks after his appointment, citing personal reasons.

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