The Mohawk Valley Police Academy is pleased to announce the graduation of class 2020-1. The ceremony was held Friday evening at the Stanley Theater in Utica.

This class endured 25 weeks of both classroom training and practical exercises.

This was the largest and most diverse group of new Deputy Sheriffs (15) trained at one time in the history of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Officers.

The following is a complete list of the thirty (30) graduates representing two County Sheriff’s Offices and three City Police Departments.

Oneida County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sanel Beslic

Deputy Austin Cady

Deputy Andrew Citriniti

Deputy Medin Divovic

Deputy Justin Houle

Deputy Wesley Jackson

Deputy Jeffrey Kistner

Deputy Dennis Kowalski

Deputy Casey Lewis

Deputy Luke Mack

Deputy Nicholas Marcano

Deputy Colleen Moran

Deputy Zachary Przybyla

Deputy James Quinn

Deputy Olga Vakulchik

Utica Police Department

Officer Benny Grullon

Officer Sado Korman

Officer Felix Santana

Officer Adrian Viscomi

Officer Patrick Wuest

Rome Police Department

Officer Anthony Calandra

Officer Jasmine Harris

Officer Matthew Richardson

Officer Dylan Stasio

Officer Thomas Tardugno

Fulton Police Department

Officer Andrew Golden

Officer Edward Hogan

Officer Tracie Murphy

Officer Christopher Okun

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Sean O’Brien

Congratulations to all of these graduates and we wish you the best of luck as you begin your new careers !