Michael Ames



Serving Since: 2006 Potsdam Police Department

Higher Education: Degree in Criminal Justice, SUNY Canton


Departmental Assignments & Specialized Training:
Highway Drug Interdiction, Verbal Judo, Response to Active Shooters, DWI Detection & Apprehension.


Personal Knowledge, Skills, Achievements:
Sergeant in the Army National Guard with deployments for Operation Counter Drug, Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Jump Start. Recipient of the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Excellence in Physical Fitness Award, and the NYS Medal for Merit, General Topics Instructor, Field Training Officer, Evidence Custodian, Narcotics Investigation, Reid Interview & Interrogations Techniques, Prescription Drug Investigation, Police Bike Patrol, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.

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