Kevin Walsh http://waer.org en Law Enforcement Veteran John Balloni Wants to be the Next Onondaga County Sheriff http://waer.org/post/law-enforcement-veteran-john-balloni-wants-be-next-onondaga-county-sheriff <div>John Balloni confirmed Monday what many already suspected…that he’s running for Onondaga County Sheriff. &nbsp;He’s been raising money for months, and retiring Sheriff Kevin Walsh has publicly supported Balloni as his successor. &nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div>He told a crowd of about 50 supporters yesterday that in an age of tight budgets and sparse manpower, he wants more partnerships with local police agencies to boost community policing. &nbsp;But he stopped short of a full endorsement of consolidation. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 04:10:28 +0000 Scott Willis 13614 at http://waer.org Law Enforcement Veteran John Balloni Wants to be the Next Onondaga County Sheriff DeWitt Police Chief Seeks GOP Nomination for Onondaga County Sheriff http://waer.org/post/dewitt-police-chief-seeks-gop-nomination-onondaga-county-sheriff <p>DeWitt Police Chief Gene Conway made it official Thursday and declared his candidacy for Onondaga County Sheriff. &nbsp;About 60 supporters packed into Tony's Restaurant on Burnet Ave. for the announcement.&nbsp;</p><p>His law enforcement career spans 37 years, the last 12 in DeWitt. &nbsp;Conway is a Republican who started in North Syracuse, followed by 24 years in various roles in the sheriff’s department.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 23:39:46 +0000 Scott Willis 12944 at http://waer.org DeWitt Police Chief Seeks GOP Nomination for Onondaga County Sheriff