JIMMY WARREN, CHIEF of POLICE - Sleepy Hollow Police Dept.
From 1 982 to 1987 he served the many communities of Westchester as a funeral director while employed at Lee’s Funeral Home in White Plains, NY.
While serving as a patrol officer and a funeral director he went bock to college and earned a BS degree in Human Resources from the Empire State College.
In December oF 1992, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. As a sergeant he was responsible for the Various police department programs and for the members of his squad. In 1993, he was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education, the following year he was elected by the residents of both Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow to the Board of Education. The Union Free School District of the Tarrytown, has one of the most diverse student bodies in Westchester County. In July of 1 995, while serving as a sergeant and a funeral director he applied for and was admitted to the Pace University School of Law.
In September 1996, while attending the Law School, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. As a Lieutenant he was responsible For the patrol division and its programs.
In December of 1997, he was promoted to the rank of Chief of Police, and is currently the commanding officer of the police department in the Village of Sleepy Hollow.
In May of 1998, he graduated from Pace University School of Law and began studying for both the New York and Connecticut bar examinations. After passing the bar examination and completing the application Process for admission the Chief was admitted to the bar in Connecticut in December of 1998. In April oF 1999, he was admitted to the New York bar.
Chief Warren is former freasurer and an active member of the WestchesterRockland Guardians and has instructed recruits and supervisors at the Zone 3 Police Academy in Valhalla, NY.
The Westchester County Executive, Andrew Spano, appointed Chief Warren to the Westchester County African American Advisory Board, where he serves on its Law Enforcement committee.
He is the father of two children, Dionne and James Warren and is the husband of Diana Warren, who is a Westchester County Correction Officer.