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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

Tony Shea                        


Investigations Division



Accreditation & Technical Services Division

Lt. Michael Jorgensen

T/Sgt. David Cohen

T/Sgt. David Giocondo

Technical Operations
Donald Gray

Staff Assistant -
Matthew Portnoy


Patrol Division

Lt. John Stefanko

Officer Coty Cowles

Officer Andrew Damiani

Officer Michael Giallanza

Officer Mark Laible

Officer Dylan Lyons

Officer Benjamin Mesmer

Officer Zachary McCaleb

Officer Brian Patterson

Officer Chad Thompson

Officer David Woodward

Communications Division

Capt. Erika Stone

Stephanie King - Staff Assistant


Community Policing Division

Lt. Joseph Nappo

Officer Victoria Tolkan

Public Safety Staff Assistants

Joshua A'Hearn
Sonya Baxter

Sara Egan

Jason Jones

Peter Haske

Lauren Morgan

Craig Pombrio

Christopher Warguleski


Retired Members:

Capt. Tracy Collins
Retired 01/11/2017

Capt. Earl VanAntwerp
Retired 04/28/2018

Lt. Frank Persons
Retired: 06/28/2019


New York State University Police @ Upstate - Organizational Chart