Oriskany, NY (WIBX) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Office welcomed 21 new Correction Officers during a graduation ceremony held earlier today. The graduates completed five weeks of intense training at the Commission of Corrections Basic Academy. Six of the recruits are from the Herkimer County Sheriff's Office and 15 of them are from the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.

And the graduates are:


  • James Blackmer
  • Michael Bucciero
  • Brian Burnup
  • Angelo Cangello
  • Joseph Dias
  • Joseph Diama
  • Salvatore DiSalvo
  • Michael Holton
  • Merzuk Hozanovic
  • Adam Joseph
  • John Nolan
  • Nichols Pond
  • Matthew Rocci
  • Herman Wedgren
  • Edmund Wiatr


  • Gerald Borden
  • Stephen Carney
  • Adrienne Pizer
  • Dale Quesnell
  • Francis Roe
  • Heather Trask