A man from Sidney is one of 192 new members of the State Police in the 205th graduation class from the Basic School of the New York State Police Academy. Dominic H. Williams Jr. of Sidney will be serving in Troop F which covers Middletown. 

In a statement Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said he commends the graduation class for their hard work over the last 26 weeks and wish them luck as they start their careers and continue the fine tradition of the New York State Police.