FULTONVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Sen. Jim Tedisco and several local county sheriffs spoke out against bail reform, which they call “catch and release.” They said it’s led to a spike in crime and were scheduled to make an announcement.

They said criminal justice reforms have made the public less safe, a “revolving door of danger and disaster.” Appearing at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for the press conference were:

  • Sen. Jim Tedisco
  • Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort
  • Montgomery County Legislature Chairman Mike Pepe
  • Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardino
  • Herkimer County Sheriff Scott Scherer
  • Montgomery County Sheriff Jeffery Smith
  • Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo

The press conference started at 10:30 a.m. Watch it here: