Coming to a school near you!

Today marked the final day for attendees of the 2023 Peace Officer Academy which had been held at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica for the past 8 weeks. Students were provided instruction in various disciplines including Professional communications, Persons in crisis, Opiod antagonist, Defensive tactics, Ethics and Professionalism, Use of force, Aerosol restraint and Firearms amongst several others.

Attendees included

11 members of the Oneida County Sheriff”s Office Special Patrol Officer Unit:

Leslie Bailey

John Furness

Timothy Gaiser

Alexandria Jones

Robert Larkin II

Scott Martin

Thomas McNaney

Ralph Potasiewicz

William Roberts

Richard Sturgeon Sr.

Eugene Yelle

4 members of Oneida County Probation:

James Anderson

Paige Capecelatro

Kelsey Givens

Sarah Hassan

1 member of the Town of Town of Manlius Police Department Special Patrol/School Resource Officer Unit :

Mark Zesky

1 member of the State of New York Investigations Unit

Kaitlyn Gibbons

Congratulations to all of these men and women for their hard work and dedication to service in their communities!