GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES 206TH SESSION GRADUATION FROM THE STATE POLICE BASIC SCHOOL
More than 200 New Troopers Graduate from Across New York State
Eight are from our local area
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today congratulated the 208 new members of the State Police at the 206th session graduation ceremony from the Basic School of the New York State Police Academy.
"I commend these fine men and women for answering the call and committing to protect their communities and their fellow New Yorkers as members of the New York State Police," said Governor Cuomo. "These new Troopers have dedicated themselves to public service and together, we will continue to make this great state a safer place to live, work, and travel."
"There is no greater or more noble calling than protecting and serving the people of this state," said Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, who spoke at today's graduation ceremony. "I'm honored to congratulate the more than 200 brave and selfless men, women and veteran graduates, who are committed to keeping New York and its citizens safe."
New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II said,"Today, we introduce a new generation of highly trained men and women who will serve and protect the citizens of New York State. The graduation of this class continues the New York State Police's more than 100 years of dedicated and proud service. I am honored to congratulate our new members and welcome them to the most prestigious and well-respected law enforcement agency in the nation."
Graduates from our local area include:
Ryan V Benincasa- Kingston
Samantha M Brandt- Saugerties
Zachary J Flanagan- Catskill
Justin M McMullen- Ravena
Adam S Overbaugh- Catskill
Kyle E Godfroy- New Lebanon
Tyson N Klay- Ancram
Erica L Rodriguez- Hudson