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Undersheriff Michael Catuosco

Michael J. Catuosco was appointed Undersheriff for Suffolk County in February 2024. Previously, he served as Deputy Undersheriff from May 2019 until February 2024. He joined the Suffolk County Sheriff’s leadership team after serving as a Warden on Rikers Island. In his former position, Undersheriff Catuosco coordinated planning of the Operations Division for the New York City Department of Correction (NYCD), including all facets of financial monitoring, supervision of staff, monitoring overtime and sick leave, and evaluating performance measures. As the Executive Officer for the Deputy Commissioner of Operations, he was responsible for the accountability metrics used in the Total Efficiency Accountability Management System (TEAMS), and the analysis of statistical indicators. During his time with the NYCD, he achieved significant cost savings, and kept overtime within stated quotas, while maintaining the overall safety and security of the facility.

Undersheriff Catuosco oversees Sheriff Toulon’s performance management initiative, providing ongoing analysis of the accountability metrics and reporting system implemented by the County Sheriff in 2018. Additionally, he oversees the Training Academy, Firearms Unit, Community Relations Unit, and Wellness Unit, which he led the creation of in 2022.

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