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Chief Deputy Gabrielle O. Liddy - Correction Division

Gabrielle Liddy is a life-long resident of Oneida County, NY. She was born, raised and currently resides in the City of Rome. Chief Liddy began her career with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office in 1990. During her tenure, Chief Liddy served in numerous capacities including Correction Officer, Officer in Charge, Inmate Program Supervisor, Armory Supervisor, FOIL Officer, New York Stated Education Department’s Incarcerated Youth Program Liaison, Public Relations Officer, and Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team Commander (Correction Division).

Chief Liddy has attended numerous training sessions aimed at enhancing her knowledge of correctional facility management and human resources. These training sessions include: Grant Writing, HIV/Tuberculosis/Communicable disease, How to Open a New Correctional Institution, Interpersonal Communications, Narcotics Identification & Custody, Sexual Harassment, Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention, Inmate Classification, and Managing Difficult Employees.

In 1997, Chief Liddy received certification as a NYS Bureau of Municipal Police General Topic Instructor. She specializes in the instruction of Essential Inmate Services, Criminal Procedure Law, Ethnic Diversity, Penal law, Instructor Evaluations and Physical Fitness. In 2002, Chief Liddy also received dual certification from the U.S. Department of Justice and Louisiana State University as a “train the trainer” in Emergency Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Chief Liddy was appointed to the rank of Sergeant in March 1998. She served eight-months in this position before being appointed to the rank of Lieutenant, in December 1998. In 2007, Chief Liddy was appointed to the position of Captain assigned to oversee facility operations. In 2011, Liddy was appointed by Sheriff Robert M. Maciol to serve as Chief Deputy – Correction Division. Chief Liddy is the first female to serve in this capacity in Oneida County. In her first year, Chief’s Liddy effective fiscal management saved over $750,000.

During her career, Chief Liddy has received numerous awards and citations including Rookie of the Year, Good Conduct, Promotion of Grade, Ready Commendation, Educational Achievement and the Grand Cordon. In her personal life, Chief Liddy worked diligently to earn numerous educational achievements including an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Chief Liddy is currently working towards a PhD in Law and Public Policy. In her spare time, Chief Liddy serves as an Adjunct Professor at Keuka College and SUNY Morrisville.