The city of Glens Falls is located approximately 50 miles north of Albany, in Warren County New York, and serves a population of 15,000 residents. It covers an area of 3.8 square miles and it’s Police Department has 30 sworn members.
The department is headed by Jarred Smith, who has served as Chief of Police since April of 2021. Chief Smith has served the city of Glens Falls for 17 years.
Assistant Chief Shawn Lovelace is second in command of the department and has served the city of Glens Falls for 20 years.
The Detective Division of the department is under the command of Detective Lieutenant Seth French, who has served the city of Glens Falls for 17 years. The detective division consists of 3 detectives that are tasked with conducting criminal and drug investigations into offenses committed within the city of Glens Falls.
The Patrol Division of the department is under the command of a Patrol Lieutenant. The patrol division consists of 4 sergeants and 20 police officers. The patrol division is tasked with protecting life and property, responding to calls for service, conducting thorough preliminary investigations, enforcing laws and ordinances, crime prevention, and fostering community relations.