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SUNY Potsdam Hosts DEC Mock Search Training

April 3, 2019

Missing Person Training Event for Police Academy Students and Local Law Enforcement Scheduled for April 8

Lt. Jay Terry, the zone supervisor for the Department of Environmental Conservation, will conduct a missing person training event at SUNY Potsdam’s Maxcy Hall from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8.

Terry, and other employees from the DEC, will lead the training at Maxcy Hall before conducting a mock search outside the building. The event will focus on searching for missing persons and will cover grid training. The hands-on portion of the event will take place along the tree line of Tupper Lake Drive near lot 27 and 30 at SUNY Potsdam.

SUNY Potsdam’s police academy cadets and local law enforcement agencies from St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties will be participating in the training.

For more information about the Law Enforcement Training Institute, visit

Founded in 1816, The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of America’s first 50 colleges—and the oldest institution within SUNY. Now in its third century, SUNY Potsdam is distinguished by a legacy of pioneering programs and educational excellence. The College currently enrolls approximately 3,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Home to the world-renowned Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam is known for its challenging liberal arts and sciences core, distinction in teacher training and culture of creativity. To learn more, visit

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