Dominic Dagostino - A lifelong Schenectady County resident, Dom has spent his entire professional career in law enforcement. He has been a member of the Rotterdam Police Department for twenty years. He has served as Patrol Officer, Investigator, and Patrol Sergeant/Detective Sergeant. He is currently the Lieutenant, Detective Division Commander, a position he has held since May 2002. As Lieutenant, Dom supervises six Detectives, one Youth Aide Counselor, two school Resource Officers and an Executive Secretary.
He has received extensive specialized Law Enforcement Training throughout his career. He has taken and attended many courses and seminars including: The Incident Command National Training Seminar, The Internal Affairs Investigation Seminar and The Terrorism Information Sharing Conference.
Dom has also made numerous contributions to the Schenectady County Law Enforcement community and beyond. He has coordinated and hosted several Interview and Interrogation training sessions for Police Investigators from across the state. He has been involved in a great number of multi-jurisdictional investigations in his capacity as either a Police Investigator or an Investigative Supervisor. These investigations were often organized task forces, consisting of representatives from numerous local, state and federal law enforcement agencies dealing with the crimes of homicides, serial rape, bank robbery and high level drug trafficking.
Throughout the years, Dom has been very involved in the community. He is a former varsity football coach at Schalmont High School as well as a coach in the Rotterdam Little League, Rotterdam Babe Ruth and Rotterdam Girls Softball leagues.
Dominic received his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice Studies from the State University of New York at Albany. He attended the twenty-five week Law Enforcement Academy at Hudson Valley Community College.
Dominic resides in Rotterdam with his wife, Margaret, and their five children.