Michael Filicetti

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Niagara County will soon have an elected sheriff, nearly a year after Jim Voutour retired. Michael Filicetti has been acting every since and is seeking a full term against challenger Brian Grear.

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Niagara County lawmakers have approved the formation of a task force that will explore ways to reform the Sheriff's Office, and then submit a plan to Albany as required under a June executive order.

Niagara County Sheriff's Office

Acting Niagara County Sheriff Michael Filicetti announced Wednesday that the Sheriff’s Association will be presenting New York State legislators with ten proposals to protect law enforcement and civilians in the area.