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Sergeant Scott C. Zelko

Scott Zelko graduated from the Southern Tier Law Enforcement Academy in 1994 and began his career as a Police Officer with the Watkins Glen Police Department. He returned to Horseheads, his hometown and joined the Horseheads Police Department in 1995. After working road patrol, he was assigned to the position of criminal investigator. During his career, Sgt. Zelko has been responsible for major crime investigations and drug investigations, many of which culminated in felony arrests. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2002 and is the Departments Senior Sergeant. Sergeant Scott Zelko was named Officer of the Year in 2006 and 2015. Email Sgt. Zelko: szelko@horseheads.org

Sergeant Daniel M. West

Dan West began his career in law enforcement with the Corning Police Department in 1997. In 2001 he joined the Horseheads Police Department, where he was born and raised. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2004. Sgt. West is a certified Master Firearms Instructor, Master General Topics Instructor, Taser Instructor and the police departments Armorer. He also attended several National Rifle Association School for Instructors. Some of Sergeant West’s responsibilities include: Supervising road patrol, training, overseeing the department’s computer records management system and grant writing. He is a DEA certified Methamphetamine Lab technician. Sergeant West (with the assistance of Elmira Police Officer Zack Stewart) was instrumental in developing a lesson plan on Meth Lab officer safety, which has been taught to Law Enforcement, Fire and EMS personnel throughout the area. Email Sgt. West: dwest@horseheads.org

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Email Sg. Murray: dmurray@horseheads.org


Email Sg. Murray: dmurray@horseheads.org

Sergeant Seth Zawko

Bio coming soon

Sergeant Sean Murray

Sean Murray began his law enforcement career as a civilian dispatcher between 1998 to 2005 at various agencies including the Horseheads Police Department, Chemung County 911, Corning Police and the Schuyler Co. Sheriff’s Department. Sgt. Murray worked briefly in the Road Patrol Division of the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Department from May 2005 until December 2006 when he transferred to the Elmira Heights Police Department. In February 2017 Sgt. Murray transferred to the Horseheads Police Department. He is certified in CVSA (Computer Voice Stress Analyzer), Evidence Technician, Crime Scene Photography, Forensic Interviews in Child Abuse, General Topics Instructor, Police Bike Patrol, Taser Instructor as well as other certifications.

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