Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco III announced the promotion of two members of the Sheriff’s Office to the positions of Chief of the Police Division and Chief of the Civil Enforcement Division, the first time in the history of the Sheriff’s Office that two Chiefs were appointed on the same day.
Lt. Theodore Brovarski was appointed Chief of the Police Division and Lt. Dennis Salemo was appointed Chief of the Civil Enforcement Division. Chief Brovarski, a 23-year member of the Sheriff’s Office will lead the sworn and civilian members of the Police Division of the Sheriff’s Office, which is responsible for the protection of county properties, roads, thoroughfares, holdings, and interests.
The Police Division also provides a number of county-wide specialized services to the other law enforcement agencies in the County, which include Crime Scene, Bomb, Fire Investigation, Marine, Mounted, Computer Crime and Intelligence Units.
Chief Brovarski most recently served as Director of the Rockland County Intel Center and held numerous supervisory positions within the Police Division. Chief Brovarski is a graduate of Northeastern University and the 273rd Session of the FBI National Academy.
Chief Salemo, a 24-year member of the Sheriff’s Office will lead the sworn and civilian members of the Civil Enforcement Division, which is responsible to serve and enforce various court mandates issued out of Village, Town, County, State, or Federal courts that require service or enforcement within Rockland County. These mandates include Income Execution, Property Executions, Sheriff Sales of Real and Personal Property, Family Court Orders, Orders of Seizure, Orders of Attachment, Citations, Orders to Show Cause, Warrants to Remove and Warrants of Arrest Chief Salemo, has overseen the operations of the Civil Enforcement Division as Lieutenant since 2007and has served as the Sheriff’s representative on the County Illegal Housing Task Force since 2015. Chief Salemo is a graduate of 232nd Session of the FBI National Academy.