Robert M. Maciol, Sheriff
Robert Swenszkowski, Undersheriff

Judd Road, Oriskany, NY 13424
315 765-2200
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Career: At the age of 18, Sheriff Robert Maciol joined the New York Mills Volunteer Fire Department. He is still an active member today, currently serving as the department’s vice president. At the age of 20, Sheriff Maciol was appointed as a patrolman to the New York Mills Police Department. Three years later, he transferred to the Whitesboro Police Department, where he served as a police officer for 21 years, prior to taking office as Oneida County Sheriff on January 1, 2011. During his police career, Sheriff Maciol was trained and certified in numerous areas of law enforcement. He also served as a D.A.R.E. Officer for six years within the Whitesboro Central School District. To this day, Sheriff Maciol is honored to have received several awards throughout his police career. 


Honors and Achievements: Sheriff Maciol was, and continues to be, an active community member. He made local history by becoming the youngest Mayor of the Village of New York Mills, proudly serving his community in this position from 2000 to December 31, 2010. Sheriff Maciol also served a two-year term on the New York Mills School Board of Education.


Sheriff Maciol is a member of the Oneida County Law Enforcement Coalition, the Oneida County Magistrates Association, the NYS Sheriff’s Association, the National Sheriffs Association, the Central NY Chiefs of Police Association, the National Association of Chiefs of Police, the NAACP, the NY Farm Bureau, Sons of the American Legion Post 1376, Polish League of American Veterans (honorary), Firemen’s Association of the State of New York, as well as the New York Mills and Oneida County Historical Societies.


Personal: Sheriff Maciol is a lifelong Oneida County resident, having been born, raised and educated in New York Mills, New York, where he currently resides with his family.


County Seat: Utica, NY
Population: 234,878
Area: 1,213 square miles