State Senator Fred Akshar was the keynote speaker at Friday’s 22nd commencement of the Otsego County Law Enforcement Academy held on the SUNY Oneonta Campus. Otsego County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Proulx was awarded the New York State Trooper Rick Parisian Award which is awarded to the class’s most outstanding cadet. The Academy was created at SUNY Oneonta in 1995 to provide a basic course for police officers in Central New York.

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