Where can I get information on boating and snowmobile safety and courses?

Boater Safety Courses are offered several times a year.  The 6 hour course is taught at the Yates County Public Safety Building and instructors consist of Yates County Marine Patrol Officers.  In New York State all persons under 18 years of age must successfully complete the course and receive the Boater Safety Certificate prior to operating a motor boat.  All persons regardless of age must obtain a Boater Safety Certificate to operate a personal watercraft on the Navigable Waters of New York State.  You must preregister to take the Boater Safety course.  Upcoming courses will listed on the agency news  and events page.

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1. What is the difference between bail, bonds and fines?
2. Can I pay bail, bonds and fines at the jail and, if so, how do I do it?
3. Where can I get information on boating and snowmobile safety and courses?
4. Where can I get a child safety seat, or information about proper installation?
5. Who should I notify if I want to burn something?
6. Can I have my fingerprints taken for a pistol permit, adoption or similar application?
7. What is Freedom of Information Law and how can I get information about Sheriff's Office records?
8. Does the Sheriffs Office do property checks?
9. How do I apply for a pistol permit, and where do I go?
10. How can I get current information for local road conditions during storms?
11. How can I learn about the sex offender laws, and about sex offenders living in Yates County?
12. How do I formally recognize or make a complaint concerning an employee of the Sheriff's Office?