Cattaraugus County Adds Newly Trained Officers

LITTLE VALLEY – A new class of county corrections officers have joined the jail force at the Cattaraugus County Jail. Candidates Melissa Pound-Ives, Philip Viereck and Adora Bertino were recognized and given the title of corrections officer as graduates from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Basic Academy for Corrections Officers. The course, a 160-hour classroom training, teaches such skills as defensive tactics and first aid/CPR. Pictured, from left, are Pound-Ives, Viereck and Bertino.