Meet the Staff

Office of the Chief

Chief of Police
D. Paul Waltz Jr.

Deputy Chief of Police
Paul Daugherty

Office Administrator
Candace Ray

Senior Staff Assistant
& Information Coordinator
Christopher Goodale


Administrative Division

Capt. Nicholas Newcomb

Staff Assistants - Support Services

Stephanie Burnett                       Tony Shea                        


Investigations Division



Accreditation & Technical Services Division

Lt. Michael Jorgensen

T/Sgt. David Cohen

T/Sgt. David Giocondo

Technical Operations Coordinator
Donald Gray

Staff Assistant -
Matthew Portnoy


Patrol Division

Lt. John Stefanko

Lt. Frank Persons

Officer Michael Giallanza

Officer Sarah Howard

Officer Dylan Lyons

Officer Zachary McCaleb

Officer Joseph Nappo

Officer Chad Thompson

Officer Victoria Tolkan

Officer David Woodward



Communications Division

Capt. Erika Stone

Stephanie King - Staff Assistant


Public Safety Staff Assistants

Sonya Baxter

Sara Egan

Jason Jones

Peter Haske

Lauren Morgan

Brian Patterson

Craig Pombrio

Christopher Warguleski


Retired Members:

Capt. Tracy Collins
Retired 01/11/2017

Capt. Earl VanAntwerp
Retired 04/28/2018


New York State University Police @ Upstate - Organizational Chart