2017 One Enchanted Evening

Community Honoree


Timothy D. Sini

Suffolk County Police Commissioner

Timothy D. Sini was appointed the 13th Commissioner of the Suffolk County Police Department in January 2016.  The Sini family has long been associated with Mather Hospital. Tim’s father Frank is retired from the hospital as Assistant Vice President of Finance and his uncle John Sini has served on Mather’s Board of Directors since 1082.  Commissioner Sini has spoken at Mather’s Annual EMS Dinner and participated in the Port Jefferson Yacht Club’s Village
Cup Regatta which supports Palliative Care at Mather Hospital.

As Police Commissioner, Sini has focused on enhancing the intelligence-led policing model, improving community relations, and investing in new technology to enhance the Department’s operations. Commissioner Sini has also made collaborating with the Department’s law enforcement partners a cornerstone of his administration, and has implemented new partnerships with outside agencies to fight crime in Suffolk County. The Department has launched numerous successful criminal initiatives aimed at addressing the opioid epidemic, firearm violence, and traffic fatalities in Suffolk County. 

Commissioner Sini serves as a representative on the White House’s Office of Drug Control Policy New York/New
Jersey Regional HIDTA Team. He is also the Executive Director of the Suffolk County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, which consists of all the stakeholders in Suffolk County’s criminal justice system. 

Prior to his appointment as Commissioner, Commissioner Sini served as the Assistant Deputy County Executive for Public Safety in the administration of Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone. He previously served as Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he served under U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

He is a magna cum laude graduate of Brooklyn Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree, and American University in Washington, D.C., where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He lives in Babylon Village with his wife, Amanda, and their three children.



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