Final Patrol: Investigator James T. Shortt (Retired)

Major R. Anthony Oliver, Troop B Commander, regrets to announce the death of Investigator James T. Shortt, 78, of Starbuck Road, Indian Lake, NY, who passed away Saturday morning, July 31, 2021, at his home.

Investigator Shortt began his career with the New York State Police in 1968 and spent much of his days on the road at SP Indian Lake before being promoted to Investigator. Investigator Shortt was last stationed at SP Ray Brook, BCI, before retiring in 1989. Investigator Shortt was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and served 2 years as a New York City Police Officer prior to joining the NY State Police.

Per Investigator Shortt’s wishes, there will be no funeral or calling hours. A graveside service will be conducted at the Cedar River Cemetery, Indian Lake, NY at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021.

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