Barbelet Sworn-In as New Police Chief in Tarrytown

New Tarrytown Police Chief John Barbelet poses with his wife and Mayor Drew Fixell after taking the oath of office on June 19. —Photo by Rick Pezzullo

by Rick Pezzullo

For the first time in 23 years, the Village of Tarrytown has a new police chief after Lt. John Barbelet was sworn-in June 19 to succeed retiring Chief Scott Brown.

Barbelet, 48, will earn an annual salary of approximately $172,000 to lead the Police Department, which has 34 full-time sworn officers and five part-time members. Brown had been with the force since 1981 and had been at the helm of the department since 1994.

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