Putnam undersheriff will retire

Michael Corrigan

Putnam County Undersheriff Michael Corrigan will retire on Dec. 31 after 36 years in law enforcement, the Sheriff’s Department announced. Capt. Kevin Cheverko, the commissioner of corrections, will succeed him.

Cheverko worked for 32 years for the Westchester County Department of Corrections, most recently as its commissioner, before moving to the Putnam County department under Sheriff Robert Langley Jr.

In addition, Langley promoted Lt. James Greenough to captain, Sgt. Michael Villani to lieutenant and corrections officers Richard Bartley and Travis Bjorkander to sergeants.

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

Articles attributed to "staff" are written by the editor or a senior editor. This is typically because they are brief items based on a single source, such as a press release, or there are multiple contributors, such as a collection of photos.