Chief of Police
Chris T. McNerney

Chief and Lieutenants - Chief Headshot - 3On December 1, 2021, Chris T. McNerney was sworn in as the Village of Larchmont Police Chief. Chief McNerney has thirty years of dedicated law enforcement experience and a strong track record of being a forward thinking, innovative police leader. 

Chief McNerney has extensive experience working in all aspects of law enforcement. Some of this experience includes working and/or commanding the Patrol Division, the Street Crime Unit, the Staff Services Division, the Detective Division and the Special Investigations Unit (Internal Affairs).

Prior to his appointment in Larchmont, Chief McNerney served as the Chief of Police in the Town of Greenburgh for seven years and served as the Chief Criminal Investigator for the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office for one year.

Chief McNerney is a certified police instructor and has taught at the Westchester County Police Academy, for new recruits, criminal investigators and for police supervisors. He has attended numerous law enforcement schools, and has many certifications and awards. Chief McNerney also attended the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar at Princeton University. In 2020, Chief McNerney was elected President of the Westchester County Chiefs of Police Association, and is currently on the Board of Directors. He remains active with numerous professional organizations, including the New York State Chiefs of Police Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

Chief McNerney has a Bachelor of Science degree from Mercy College and Juris Doctor from Pace University Law School. He has worked as an Adjunct Professor of Criminology at Mercy College and is a licensed attorney in New York and Connecticut. Chief McNerney resides in the Town of Greenburgh and is married with 3 children.

As part of his tenure with Larchmont, Chief McNerney has worked to advance the professionalism of the Larchmont Police Department. The public is encouraged to view the organization's Mission and Vision page to find out more.