SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) Onondaga County Sheriff Gene Conway has named a new chief deputy of the Correction Department in Jamesville.
William R. Bleyle, who has served for the past nine years as Commissioner of the Onondaga County Department of Emergency Communications, an accredited public safety communications center responsible for providing call taking, dispatch, and communications support services for 88 public safety agencies, will now take command of the Correction Department in Jamesville.
Once appointed as chief correction deputy, Bleyle will be responsible for the management of the Correction Department in Jamesville, a 516-bed direct supervision correctional facility with a staff of approximately 170 members.
During Bleyle’s time as commissioner of the Onondaga County Department of Emergency Communications, he managed a staff of more than 150 and an operating budget of $23M.
Prior to becoming commissioner of the Onondaga County Department of Emergency Communications, Bleyle served more than 32 years with the state and nationally accredited Manlius Police Department, where he spent 25 years of that career as a supervisor and operations and administrative command officer.
Bleyle is a graduate of Syracuse University and the FBI National Academy (183rd Session), holds a gubernatorial appointment to the New York State Interoperable and Emergency Communications Board (SIEC), and is a member of numerous regional, state, and national professional organizations.