Officer Dean Zettlemoyer has been serving the Seneca Falls community since August of 1987, when he was hired as a police dispatcher for the Village of Seneca Falls Police Department. He was hired as a police officer in February of1988 and later promoted to the supervisory rank of sergeant in 2001, a position he held until his retirement from the Village of Seneca Falls Police Department in June of 2010. During his 22 years of service, Officer Zettlemoyer received additional training as a certified arson investigator along with Tactical Response to School Crisis Training. He has also completed the Tactical Medical Care Provider Training. Officer Zettlemoyer is an eight-time recipient of the STOP-DWI Officer of the Year Award and 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 duties in order to save an individual’s life. Officer Zettlemoyer was the supervisor of the Village of Seneca Falls Sex Offender Program, overseeing all registered sex offenders living within the village limits. Officer Zettlemoyer received his academy training at the Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy and training as a police supervisor at the Monroe County Public Safety Training Center. Following his 2010 retirement, Officer Zettlemoyer decided to re-dedicate himself to serving the Seneca Falls community when he was hired as a part-time police officer for the Village of Seneca Falls Police Department and served in that role from October of 2010 to June of 2011. On December 31, 2011, he once again chose to re-dedicate himself to serving the residents of Seneca Falls when he was sworn in as a part-time police officer for the newly established Town of Seneca Falls Police Department.
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