Officer Hamberger grew up in Manlius and joined the U.S. Navy after graduating high school (F-M class of ’89). He enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Rescue Swimmer. His training/duties involved jumping from helicopters and swimming in the ocean. After military service, he attended Onondaga Community College majoring in criminal justice. In 1994 he was selected to join the Syracuse Police Department. During 24+ years of service with the Syracuse Police Department he worked as a Patrol Officer, Detective assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, Detective assigned to the Narcotics Division, School Resource Officer within Corcoran High School, and as Mountain Bike Patrol in Downtown Syracuse within the Community Policing Division.
Officer Hamberger retired from the Syracuse Police in September.
Hamberger stated, “I am very excited about being a part of the Cazenovia School District as the SRO employed by the Cazenovia Police Department. I look forward to getting to know all the school staff and students while providing a safe environment within the School District here at Cazenovia Schools.”