Friday, January 22, 2010

Village Police Chief John C. Pytlovany will Retire

Effective February 27th, after nearly 30 years on the Village of Scotia Police Force, Chief John C. Pytlovany will be stepping down as its leader.


Chief Pytlovany started his police career with the Scotia Police Department in 1980. While working his way up through the ranks, he has served as a patrol officer, a youth aid officer, and a D.A.R.E. instructor.

John was appointed Chief in June of 1997. John has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Schenectady County Community College. John is a past exalted ruler of Scotia Glenville Elks Lodge #2759 and past president of Scotia Rotary.

He is a member of the International Association of Chief's of Police, The New York State Association of Chief's of Police and is the President of the Northeastern Chief's of Police Conference.

He enjoys auto racing, golf, wood carving, and is currently doing a ground up restoration on his 1969 Camaro. John put his mechanical skills to good use when he traveled to Long Beach California to film an episode of "Monster Garage" for the Discovery Channel. John and his team transformed an ordinary police car into a mobile donut making machine.



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