Committee Recommends Body Cameras – by H. Wessell

BALLSTON SPA, August 11 – The Saratoga County Public Safety Committee has made recommendations on two matters to the full Board of Supervisors for its consideration at the August 18 Board business meeting.

   Committee Chairman and Clifton Park Supervisor Philip Barrett noted that the  committee meeting had just been preceded by a joint meeting of the Body Camera and Sheriff's Staffing subcommittees.

Entire article in the 08-20 edition.

‘Yellow Dot’ Gives Immediate Information to First Responders – by H. Wessell

Yellow Dot is a free program designed to help first responders provide life-saving medical attention during that first "golden hour" after a crash or other emergency.  It is an initiative of the New York State Sheriffs’ Association that is being implemented statewide, and the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department has been spreading the word, and making it readily available  to residents.

   Available by visiting, the program kit is also being distributed at an increasing number of locations in the county.

Read the entire article in the Jan. 15th issue of the Express.