Five locals among newest members of the state police
Bill Williams is reporting for WCTW-FM, "The Cat," five local people are among the 208 new members of the state police that graduated from the state police academy on January 31. Zachary Flanagan and Adam Overbaugh of Catskill, Kyle Godfroy of New Lebanon, Tyson Klay of Ancram and Erica Rodriguez of Hudson, successfully completed the Basic School program at 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 Andrew Cuomo, in statement released after a ceremony held at Empire State Plaza in Albany. "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." The new troopers now report for field duty February 5 for 10 weeks of supervised training. Read the full press release at governor [dot] ny [dot] gov.