Paul Arteta

Sheriff's Office
Title: Captain
Capt Arteta

Law Enforcement Career
Captain Arteta has been serving Orange County residents with the Sheriff’s Office since November 9, 1992. He began his career in Corrections Division as Corrections Officer November 1992 to December 1994 and was promoted to Deputy Sheriff of Criminal Division in December 1994.

Past Assignments
  • Patrol
  • Marine Unit
  • Bike Unit
  • ATV Unit
  • Honor Guard
  • PBA President for three terms
  • Founding member of the Orange County Deputy Sheriff PBA.
  • Promoted to Investigator assigned to the Identification Bureau 1996 to 2003.
  • Established expertise and/or certification as:
    • Latent Print Examiner
    • Crime Scene Technician
    • Forensic Photographer
Additional Training/Skills
  • Level 430 FEMA ICS/NIMS Training-Operations Section Chief Oct 2005
  • New York City Police Department Homicide Investigator Course June 2002
  • Management seminar “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”
  • TPS-Lean Six Sigma Management Training
  • Numerous other seminars covering criminal law enforcement, labor and management issues
  • Certified Police Instructor
  • Promoted to Sergeant and attended Rockland County Police Academy Supervisor training 2005. As Sergeant assigned to oversee:
    • Road Patrol
    • Marine Unit
    • Bike Unit.
    • ATV Unit
    • Honor Guard
  • Promoted to Investigations Sergeant in 2007
  • Assigned to the FBI Safe Streets Task Force February 2009
    • Successfully dismantling gangs in Newburgh and Middletown
    • Presented with True American Heroes Award 2010 and 2013
  • Successfully graduated FBI National Academy Session 248 March 2012
  • Assigned to the Community Narcotics Enforcement Team Oct. 2013
  • Promoted to Lieutenant March 2014:
    • Commander of Sheriff/District Attorney County-wide Narcotics Unit
    • Oversee Plain Clothes Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office
    • Oversee Honor Guard
    • Oversee Pistol Licensing Division
    • Oversee Specialized Investigative Units
  • Graduated Wallkill Senior High School 1986
  • Graduated Nyack College Bachelor of Science in Management 1994

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