Seneca County has its first female Undersheriff.

Undersheriff Melinda Marquart began her career in 2002 as a Police Dispatcher with the Seneca Falls Police Department.

In 2003, Undersheriff Marquart successfully completed the Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy and was hired as a Deputy Sheriff with the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office. While assigned to the Road Patrol Division, she served as a Field Training Officer, School Resource Officer, and D.A.R.E. Officer in addition to working patrol duties.

In January of 2016, Undersheriff Marquart was promoted to Investigator in the Family Services Unit within the Criminal Investigation Division with the primary responsibilities of investigating child abuse, sexual abuse, crimes against the elderly, and domestic violence. While working as an Investigator, Undersheriff Marquart continued to expand her knowledge by becoming a Forensic Interviewer of Children, Crime Scene Photographer, Evidence Technician, and Advanced Youth Officer. Undersheriff Marquart is a New York State Accreditation Program Manager, a Waterloo High School graduate, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Keuka College. She resides in the Village of Waterloo with her sons.

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