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Monday, November 8, 2021

From the Vice President for Finance and Management

Posted: Monday, November 8, 2021

Appointment: Interim Assistant Chief of University Police

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Steven W. Cahoon as interim assistant chief of university police, reporting to the interim chief of university police, Amy Pedlow, effective October 28.

Mr. Cahoon held the title of investigator I with the University Police Department (UPD) at Buffalo State College from 2017 to 2021. During that time, he led the investigations of several prominent cases and increased the use of technology to resolve incidents. He has received numerous awards and honors, including seven SUNY Police Chiefs Association professionalism awards. He also served as department liaison for the Special Olympics Torch Run and was a member of the UPD honor guard.

Before serving as investigator, Mr. Cahoon was a Buffalo State University Police officer for eight years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Buffalo State in 2004 and a master’s degree in criminal justice administration from Niagara University in 2017.

Please join me is welcoming Steven W. Cahoon to his role as interim assistant chief of university police.