Dozens of recruits from several police agencies are participating in the Broome County Sheriff's Law Enforcement Academy.

This year's academy began last week with graduation scheduled for October 30.

The Class of 2014 has 35 recruits from 14 law enforcement agencies.

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The academy is conducted at the sheriff's office facility in the town of Dickinson.

Recruits are to receive 1,375 hours of intensive classroom and field training. The academy is run as a para-military organization requiring recruits to participate in a rigorous daily fitness regime.

Participants receive frequent evaluations on their performance and suitability to be a law enforcement officer.




These are the recruits for the Class of 2014:

Binghamton City Police Department

Recruit Josh Bedosky

Recruit Sean Clarke

Recruit David Hamilton

Recruit Kevin Hamilton

Recruit Kyle Kemak

Recruit Jeffery Massis

Recruit Timothy Petrozello

Recruit Ashley Quick

Recruit John Rodzinka

Recruit Joseph Sherba

Recruit Brian Sostowsky

Recruit Zach Wilcox


Broome County Office of Sheriff

Recruit Daniel Dunham

Recruit Daniel Shafer


Chemung County Office of Sheriff

Recruit Brandon Couse


Cortland County Office of Sheriff

Recruit Brendan L’Hommedieu

Cortland City Police Department

Recruit Brian Myers


Endicott Police Department

Recruit Casey DiFulvio

Recruit Timothy Harting


Johnson City Village Police Department

Recruit Joshua Bilek

Recruit Scott Foland

Recruit Katelyn Furman

Recruit Mike Hepler


Manlius Police Department

Recruit Aaron Bonilla

Recruit Justin Lefebure


Norwich City Police

Recruit Scott Germond

Recruit John Wonka


Oneonta Police Department

Recruit Lucas Harvey

Recruit Heather Zimba


Owego Police Department

Recruit Thomas Woodburn


SUNY Broome Campus Safety

Recruit Michelle Clarke


SUNY Cortland University Police

Recruit Jason Trembley


Watertown Police Department

Recruit Tyler Hill

Recruit Jennifer Kerns

Recruit Michael McAdoo