posted on February 19, 2013 15:42
Press release from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office:
Livingston County Sheriff John M. York has announced that he will not be seeking a seventh term for Livingston County Sheriff. His announcement comes today after a 44 year career with the Livingston County Sheriff's Office with the last 24 years as Sheriff. Sheriff York states he has always taken tremendous pride in being able to hold such a high office of public integrity and is equally proud of being a member of this agency in the prior 20 years working his way up through the agency from a Deputy Sheriff when he was first appointed in January 1969.
Sheriff York commends the men and women of the Livingston County Sheriff's Office for making Livingston County a safe and desirable please to live. He also commends the members of the Livingston County Board of Supervisors and County Administrator for their continuous support of the Sheriff's Office and keeping our community safe.
Sheriff York also announced his support of his Undersheriff James M. Szczesniak, who has announced his candidacy, to fulfill Office of the Sheriff at Sheriff York's retirement. Sheriff York intends to remain in office until the completion of his term at the end of this year.
Sheriff York states time stands still for no one and after 44 years on the job and at the age of 68 it is time to spend more quality time with his wife, Bridget, daughter, son and grandchildren.