New Chief of Court Security for Courts Outside New York City

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February 6, 2017


Sean Egan has been named Chief of Security for Courts Outside New York City, charged with overseeing the implementation of security and safety policies and procedures in all trial-level courts in the 57 counties outside New York City. Previously, he served as Chief and Commanding Officer of the Fifth Judicial District, with oversight responsibility for all security-related operations in the trial courts in Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego counties.

A graduate of St. Francis College, Sean began his court career in 1991 as a Court Officer in Kings County Criminal Court. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1996 and rose steadily through the ranks, earning the title of two-star Chief in 2009. He fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Chief Sean McCartney, who served the court system with distinction over a career spanning more than three decades.