Niagara County Undersheriff Michael Filicetti recently participated in a training conference with 36 undersheriffs from across New York State at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs.
Sponsored and organized by the New York State Sheriffs' Association and the New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute, the three-day program featured the latest advances in law enforcement and correctional practices.
Topics included: On-Officer Cameras by Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour and Undersheriff Filicetti; Naloxone Use by Sean Byrne, executive deputy commissioner of OASAS and Steve Kipnis, M. D., medical director of OASAS; Inmate Telephone Technology by William Paquette of GTL; Tolerance in Law Enforcement by Rabbi Abe Friedman, community liaison for New York State Homeland Security; Police Distracted Driving by Sgt. Daniel Dytchkowskyj of the Erie County Sheriff's Office; Ontario County Hostage Crisis by Ontario County Undersheriff Dave Tillman; and Oneida County Action Report, Death of Deputy Kurt Wyman by Oneida County Undersheriff Robert Swenszkowski.
Undersheriff Filicetti, who was appointed by Sheriff Voutour, often functions as the chief administrative officer, reviewing all operations of the sheriff's office, including the road patrol and investigative divisions, the county jail, the civil law enforcement division, court security, and the 911/communications and dispatch division.
In the photo, Filicetti (center), upon completion of the 27th annual Undersheriffs' Training Program, with New York State Sheriffs' Association Executive Director Peter Kehoe (left), and New York State Sheriffs' Association President and Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn (right).