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James L Patterson for Rochester Commissioner of Schools


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James L Patterson for Rochester Commissioner of Schools

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James L Patterson
James L. Patterson, Sr. was raised in Lockport, NY and relocated to Rochester NY in 1985. Mr. Patterson attended Niagara County Community College where he earned his Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice. Immediately after college, he was hired by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office road patrol becoming the first black law enforcement officer in Niagara County. James later transferred to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office initially assigned to the VICE Unit and later road patrol. In 1989, Mr. Patterson was added to the ranks of the New York State Police...
27 years in
Public Service
Masters Degree
in Education
NYS Teaching


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