Sgt. Michael Petrocci has been serving the Seneca Falls community since June of 1998 when he was hired as a part-time police officer for the Village of Seneca Falls Police Department. While working as a part-time police officer, Sgt. Petrocci was appointed as a police dispatcher in May of 1999. He was then hired as a full-time police officer in September of 2000 and later promoted to the supervisory rank of sergeant in April of 2008. He was appointed to his current position as investigator in May of 2014. He currently holds certification as a field training officer and is the supervisor of the Field Training Officer Program. Sgt. Petrocci is also the Administrator of Traffic Safety Grants for the Town of Seneca Falls Police Department and is the Coordinator of Operation: Safe Child. Sgt. Petrocci is a graduate of both Finger Lakes Community College and Keuka College, having attained an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice. He received his academy training at the Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy and training as a police supervisor from the Monroe County Public Safety Training Center. Sgt. Petrocci is also a recipient of the Life Saving Award, given to a police officer that goes above and beyond the performance of his or her official duties in order to save an individual’s life.