Early in his career, Sheriff Carpinelli served as Police Officer for the Town of Lloyd Police Department, the Town of New Paltz Police Department, and the Town of Ulster Police Department. From 1992 to 2006, he served at Police Officer for the Rochester City Police Department. In 2006, Sheriff Carpinelli retired and moved to Lewis County. Shortly after relocating, he was hired to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office by Sheriff L. Michael Tabolt to serve as a part-time Deputy Road Patrol and Parks & Recreation Deputy. Sheriff Carpinelli majored in Criminal Justice at Ulster County Community College. He attended the Kingston Police Academy MPTC school in 1985. He received an honorable discharge from the United States Army. Sheriff Carpinelli has completed extensive specialized training, including Instructor Certification through the FBI, and the FBI Pursuit and Evasive Driving School. He is a Certified FBI Defensive Tactics Instructor; Certified in Accident Re-construction by NYS Police; and certified and continues to execute Tactical Warrant Entries. Sheriff Carpineli is one of the most outspoken opponents of the unconstitutional New York Safe Act and an ardent supporter of the people’s rights under the Second Amendment. He strongly encourages people who have concealed carry permits to carry their weapons for their own protection, as well as the protection of their neighbors. Sheriff Carpinelli is a frequent attendee and speaker at pro-Second Amendment gatherings, rallies and similar events.
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