Adam named University Police chief at Oswego

Chief AdamSUNY Oswego has named Cynthia R. Adam chief of University Police. She had served as interim chief since last July.

Adam has been an officer at SUNY Oswego since 1983, recently serving as uniformed captain. Before that, she was a road deputy for the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office.

She attended SUNY Oswego as a student in the mid-1970s and graduated from Marshall University in 1980 with a bachelor’s in criminal justice. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in counseling services, specializing in student affairs, at SUNY Oswego part time.

Adam graduated from the Division of Criminal Justice Services Law Enforcement Executive Institute in 2006.

For much of her career, Adam has served on a variety of state, regional, community and campus committees working in the areas of alcohol and other drug interventions and domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and investigation. She also has studied mediation models and multicultural diversity as those topics relate to college environments.

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(Posted: Jul 17, 2007)