Alfred State Police Academy News

November 2, 2022

ALFRED, NY – Alfred State College Spokesperson Paul Welker says, 14 of the recent graduates of the Alfred State Police Academy have great jobs at local law enforcement agencies.

Academy Director Scott Richardson and Assistant Director Chief Kyle Amidon recognized each of the graduates. Thirteen of the graduates completed both phases of the training and fourteen will be starting positions at local sheriff or police departments.
• Travis Audenino: Session Platoon Leader – NYS University Police at SUNY Cortland
• Nathan Donahue: Session Class Leader – City of Hornell Police Department
• Cameron Dye: Steuben County Sherriff’s Office
• Brett Hall: City of Geneva Police Department
• Michael Hamilton: Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office
• Cody Henry: Session Platoon Leader – Steuben County Sherriff’s Office
• Noah Hughes: Village of Alfred Police Department
• Harleigh Lavery: Village of Franklinville Police Department
• Donald Paucke-Sweet: Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office
• Lewis Pettit: Village of Cuba Police Department
• Gregory Robinson: Allegany County Sherriff’s Office
• Alexandra Rosell: Village of Wayland Police Department
• Dawson Smith: Session Platoon Leader – City of Corning Police Department
• Terrez Smith: Phase I graduate
• Joseph Weglarski: City of Batavia Police Department
“Academy graduation is always the culmination of determination and hard work,” stated Richardson. “A time to celebrate graduating cadets and their accomplishments, that crossover from being cadet to becoming a police officer. This group of cadets started out as a group of individuals, as strangers, who answered the calling to become a police officer and they graduated as friends, as brothers and sister and most importantly as family. I am proud of each and every cadet and honored to have been a part of their journey.”

This was the fourth session of the Alfred State Police Academy. The next session is scheduled to begin in May of 2023.