Sheriff’s Office Member Presented with First Ever “Semi-Centennial Award”

At an afternoon luncheon held at the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office today, Enrico L. D’Alessandro was honored for 50 years of continuous service in law enforcement. Enrico was first sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff in January of 1973 and received numerous commendations and promotions throughout his career and retired as a Captain with the Sheriff’s Office in 2001. He then became the Chief of Police at SUNY Morrisville in 2001 and retired from there in 2018. In 2019, he took a position with the Rome Police Department and then again with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office where he continues to serve today and is responsible for conducting background investigations on those seeking employment with the Sheriff’s Office.

At today’s ceremony, Sheriff Robert Maciol presented Enrico L. D’Alessandro with the first ever “Oneida County Sheriff’s Office Semi-Centennial Award”. Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente provided a proclamation declaring today as “Enrico L. D’Alessandro Day” in Oneida County. In addition, New York State Assemblywoman MaryAnn Buttenschon also provided a New York State Assembly Citation recognizing his 50 years of continuous service of law enforcement. New York State Senator Joseph Griffo presented Enrico with a New York State Legislative Resolution recognizing this achievement, which will be also become part of the state legislature’s permanent archives.

In addition to several of his co-workers at the Sheriff’s Office, Enrico was joined by his son, Ed who is a retired member of the Rome Police Department.