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Sheriff James B. Quattrone



"Over 30+ Years Of Law Enforcement Experience"


Sheriff of Chautauqua County 



Professional Education


  • Graduate, FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia

  • Master of Science in Administration of Justice, Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

  • Associate of Applied Science in Social Sciences, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, New York

  • 30 years in Law Enforcement with Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, nearly half in supervisory capacity, Lieutenant (retired)

  • Training in drug prevention, recognition, and experience working alongside those afflicted

  • New York State Crisis Intervention Team Training Consultant and Instructor

  • NYS Fundamental Crisis Skills for Law Enforcement Consultant and Instructor




Master of Science

Administration of Justice

Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pa


Bachelor of Science

Criminal Justice

Rochester Insititue of Tecnology

Rochester, NY


Associates in Applied Science

Social Sciences

Jamestown Community College

Jamestown, NY

Police Supervision / Administration Training


  • Graduate, FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia

  • Master of Science in Administration of Justice, Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

  • Law Enforcement Executive Development, Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • New York Law Enforcement and Law Updates, Practices and Procedures

  • The Impact of High Stress Events Training Course, DCJS,

  • Trauma Resources & Unified Management Assistance Training, DCJS

  • Initial Incident Command Course, ICS 210, FEMA & FBI National Academy

  • ICS Overview for Executives and Senior Officials, ICS 402, FEMA & FBI National Academy

  • Conflict and Crisis Management: Theory and Practice, Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Incident Command System National training Curriculum, I-300

  • Incident Command Level 200, Chautauqua County Emergency Services

  • Course in Police Supervision, DCJS




  • Master Instructor

  • Blue Courage Instructor Certification

  • Mental Health Instructor

  • Crisis Intervention Team Training

  • Police Field Training Officer

  • Drug Recognition Expert Instructor Program

  • DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor

  • PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor Training

  • Breath Test Operator

  • Firearms Instructor

  • Defensive Tactics Instructor

  • Police Instructor (General Topics)

Police Related Training

  • Blue Courage

  • Line of Duty Death Response, CISM Perspectives

  • Opioid Overdose and Intranasal Naloxone Training for Law Enforcement Course

  • Lost Person Behavior, New York State Federation of Search and Rescue teams

  • In Harm’s Way: Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Conference, St. Petersburg College

  • Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

  • Group Crisis Intervention, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

  • LEOKA – Law Enforcement Officers Killed & Assaulted, Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network

  • Grade Crossing Collision Investigation Class

  • Hostage/Crisis Negotiation School, DCJS & Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Crisis Intervention Team Training, Akron Police Department

  • Conducting Complete Traffic Stops Workshop, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • The Effects of Drugs on Human Performance and Behavior, Indiana University

  • The Robert F. Borkenstein Course on Alcohol, Drugs and Highway Safety: Testing, Research and Litigation, Indiana University

  • Small Town and Rural Training Series Drug Law Enforcement School for Patrol Officers

  • Police Field Training Officer Course, DCJS

  • Drug Recognition Expert, DCJS & International Association of Chiefs of Police

  • The Physical Fitness Specialist Course, The Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research,

  • D.A.R.E Junior High Instructor,

  • Violence, Gangs & Schools; Causes, Consequences and Solutions, New York State Police Juvenile Officers Association

  • Occupant Protection Usage and Enforcement, DCJS,

  • Drug Interdiction Assistance Program, U.S. Department of Transportation

  • PPCT Defensive Tactics

  • Basic Juvenile Officers course

  • Street Survival Seminar

  • HIV/AIDS, New York State Commission of Corrections

  • D.A.R.E. Instructor Course

  • Traveling Criminal Groups, Terry Getsay

  • Radar Operator Course

Agency Demographics
  • 911 Emergency Dispatch

  • Accident Investigation

  • Administration

  • Aviation

  • Bomb

  • Communications

  • Corrections

    • Booking

    • Chaplain

    • Corrections

    • Incarcerated Youth/GED

    • Inmates

    • Kitchen

  • Civil Division

  • Court  Security

  • Crime Scene Division

  • Criminal Investigation Team

  • Crisis Negotiation

  • Finance/Budget Division

  • Fire Investigation

  • Forensic Investigation Team

  • Hazmat

  • Intel Briefing

  • Investigators

  • Medical

  • K-9 Unit

  • Mounted Division

  • Narcotics

  • Navigation/Marine

  • Negotiators

  • Pistol Permit

  • Prisoner Transport Division

  • Records

  • Road Patrol

  • Snowmobile

  • SRO's

  • Starflight

  • Stop-DWI

  • SWAT

  • Technical Services

  • Technical Rescue Team

  • Training

  • Water Emergency Team

  • Welfare Fraud Investigation

County Demographics


Population 133,503

1069 sq miles

27 Townships

15 Villages

2 Cities

4 Inland Lakes

Lake Erie (48 Mile Coast)

2010 - present

2010 - present

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