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Captain Gregory Jacobs

Deputy Sheriff Captain Gregory Jacobs is the commanding officer of the Sheriff’s Office Headquarters Bureau, the largest section of the Enforcement Division. The bureau’s responsibilities include transportation and security of inmates outside of the correctional facility, perimeter security of Sheriff’s Office facilities, general law enforcement services to the public, support and assistance to county agencies and other law enforcement agencies, K-9 patrol and response, and marine patrol of the east end of Long Island.

Captain Jacobs has over 30 years of law enforcement experience. He started his career with the New York State Park Police in 1992 and worked in the New York City and Long Island regions. He joined the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office in 1996 and graduated valedictorian of his police academy class.

As a deputy sheriff Captain Jacobs was assigned to the Headquarters Bureau and the Civil Enforcement Bureau. In 2007 he was promoted to sergeant and supervised in Headquarters, First District Court and the Civil Enforcement Bureau. In 2016 Captain Jacobs was promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned to the First District Court Bureau overseeing a staff of 35 deputies and 5 sergeants. He received his latest promotion to Captain in April of 2021.

Captain Jacobs received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Stony Brook University. He is a graduate of the New York State Park Police Academy and the Suffolk County Police Academy. He is a Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) certified instructor, an expandable baton instructor and a Field Training Officer Supervisor. He is also the Deputy Sheriff Coordinator of the Sheriff’s Office Crisis Intervention Team.