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Captain Michael Smith

Captain, Commanding Officer of First District Court Bureau

Honorably Discharged from the U.S.A.F.

Suffolk County Community College: Computer Programming, Accounting, Business Administration and Criminal Justice

1992: Suffolk County Park Police Officer

April 29, 1993: Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff

September 1993: Headquarters Bureau

1997: Assigned to the Civil Bureau

April 30, 2001: Promoted to Sergeant, assigned to the Headquarters Bureau

December 8, 2003: Assigned to Domestic Violence Unit

October 13, 2014: Promoted to Lieutenant. Assigned as Commanding Officer of Domestic Violence Unit.

February 15, 2016: Promoted to Investigator Lieutenant. Remained in Domestic Violence Unit.

Assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit for 16 years. Worked closely with Domestic Violence groups. Established Unit protocols for service and enforcement of Orders of Protection.

S.C.S.O. Career: worked Headquarters Bureau as a D/S and a Sgt., First District Court as a Sgt., Civil as a D/S, D.V.U. as a Sgt. and as a Lt.

Current Responsibilities:
First District Court Bureau
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit
A.T.V. Program
Serve as Chairman of the Pine Barrens Law Enforcement Council (PBLEC)

Certifications in:
Domestic Violence Danger Assessment
Narcotics I.D.
Current Drug Trends
Highway Interdiction and Motor Vehicle Concealed Compartments
Highway Drug Investigations
Commercial Motor Vehicle Drug Interdiction
Road Patrol and Investigations
Illegal Firearms
Patrol Rifle

2012: Awarded Sheriff’s Office “Deputy Sheriff of the Year” Award and “Bravery Gold Medal Award” and Southampton Kiwanis Club “Officer of The Year”