Meredith McGovern

Sheriff's Office
Title: Chief
Chief McGovern

Law Enforcement Career

Captain McGovern began her law enforcement career in 2007 as a Police Officer with the NYPD assigned to the Manhattan Transit Bureau.  Captain McGovern became a Deputy Sheriff with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in October 2009.

Past Assignments

  • Patrol
  • Marine Unit
  • Completed NYS Civil School, Albany
  • Safe Child Program
  • Promoted to Investigator in 2010
  • Assigned to the FBI White Collar Crime Task Force in June 2011
    • (Investigating public corruption, civil rights violations and complex financial frauds)
  • Promoted to Sergeant in 2014
  • Promoted to Lieutenant in 2018
  • Promoted to Captain in 2021


            Certificate-Administrative Assistant-Katharine Gibbs School, Boston

            Bachelor of Fine Arts – The University Of The Arts, Philadelphia



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