Sheriff’s Office Holds Corrections Officer Academy Graduation Ceremony

Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol is honored to announce the graduating class of the 2023 Oneida County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officer Academy. The Corrections Academy consists of classroom learning, practical exercises, physical fitness training, and military drills.

As always, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office extends invitations to the neighboring counties that have officers in need of their basic training. This year’s 16 recruits are representing the Oneida, Herkimer, Madison and Lewis County Sheriff's Offices.

As part of the Ceremony, Sheriff Robert Maciol pins the badges on the Oneida County graduates, Undersheriff Scott Leskovar pins the Herkimer County graduates, Sheriff Todd Hood pins the Madison County graduates, and Lieutenant Tim Thayer pins the Lewis County graduates respectively.

This year’s graduating Correction Officers are:

Oneida County Sheriff’s Office:

Deondre Boyer

Isaiah Brewer

Alija Capra

Teresa Crim

Kevin Dealing

Adam Jacobs

Bailey Mauro

Mackala Onyan

Eric Pike

Carmen Puig-Nadal

Christopher Webb

Herkimer County Sheriffs Department Office:

Thalia Pantoja

Stephen Sheppard

Lewis County Sheriff's Office:

Miranda Bourgeois

Madison County Sheriff's Office:

Bryan Carr

Emily Smith

In addition to the graduation certificates being issued to all of the graduates, there were three additional special recognition awards that were also presented at this evening’s ceremony. They include:

Class Valedictorian:

Isaiah Bewer, Oneida County

The Triumphant (Physical Fitness Award):

Thalia Pantoja, Herkimer County

The Triumphant (Military Drill Award):

Deondre Boyer, Oneida County