Meet Sheriff Todd Hood

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office, Syracuse NY
Investigator, June 2015- Present

  • Criminal Investigations

Syracuse Police Department,
August 1993 – June 2015

  • Detective – Gang Task Force – Prosecuted cases with the US Attorney’s Office for RICO statute crimes
  • S.W.A.T Supervisor/Team Leader – 22 yrs, high risk search warrant planning and execution, hostage rescue and barricaded gunman response, Sniper/Observer
  • Fire Arms Instructor – qualified 500 police officers yearly
  • Deputized US Marshall NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force
  • Patrolman

Town of Kirkland Police Patrolman, Kirkland Police Dept., Clark Mills, NY 13321
Dec, 1991-1993

Village of Clinton Patrolman, Clinton, NY 13323
Dec. 1992-1993

NYS Park Police Officer, Clark Reservation Jamesville, NY 13078
May 1992-1993

Madison County Public Safety Building, Corrections Officer, Wampsville, NY 13163
1991

Mohawk Valley Police Academy, Utica, NY
1991

EDUCATION & TRAINING

B.S., Sociology, Springfield College, Springfield Mass
Division II College Football Player

ADDITIONAL SKILLS & CERTIFICATES

Seminar Title Presenter Date
FORCE SCIENCE – Dynamics behind deadly force encounters Force Sign Institute – Dr. Bill Lewinski

December 12-16, 2016

CELLEBRITE CERTIFIED
OPERATOR/PHYSICAL ANALYST
 Cellebrite (Cell Phone Analyst)

June 19-23, 2016

ADVANCED ACTIVE SHOOTER SCENARIO  NYS Office of Homeland Security June 3-4, 2010
BASIC GANG SPECIALIST  NY Gang Investigator’s Association July 14, 2009
FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR Municipal Police Training Council – NYS 2009
ADVANCED SNIPER TRAINING Syracuse Police Department Sept. 12-15, 2006
ANALYSIS OF VIOLENT CRIME NCAVC Regional Training Center, FBI March 15-17, 2005
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
First Responder Operations
State of New York March 2005
OBSERVER/SNIPER IN-SERVICE U.S. Dept. of Justice FBI Training Center October 24-28, 2005
TACTICAL SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR U.S. Dept. of Justice FBI Training Center Suffolk County October 7, 2004
HOMICIDE SEMINAR Syracuse Police Department June 1-5, 1998
SUICIDE PREVENTION/CRISIS INTERVENTION NYS Commission of Correction February 1992

PERSONAL DETAILS

  • Married for 27 years
  • Three Children –
    • Matthew, Syracuse City Police Department
    • Joshua, Oneida City Police Department
    • Anna, College Student
  • Crossroads Community Church, Town of Sullivan, NY

HOBBIES

  • NRA Lifetime Member
  • Running
  • Swimming
  • Skiing
  • Target Shooting, NRA Member
  • Motorcycle Riding