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SULLIVAN COUNTY, N.Y. -- Sheriff Michael A. Schiff is sworn in for this third term as Sheriff of Sullivan County Tuesday.
Congressman Chris Gibson did the honors during a ceremony at the Sullivan County Government Center.
Undersheriff Eric Chaboty and District Attorney Jim Farrell were also sworn in.
Schiff hopes one hot state issue will help improve the county during his third term.
"Well for our third term we're hoping gambling will come to Sullivan County. We're hoping with that it will bring jobs, business commerce, and that Sullivan County will start climbing out of the unemployment and the tax burden that it's in," said Michael Schiff, Sullivan County Sheriff.
Schiff says he's hoping this year or next year, with the help of casino revenue, they'll be able to build a new jail.