Service arrangements for former Superintendent Wayne E. Bennett


George P. Beach II



Beau Duffy
Director of Public Information

(518) 457-2180





Service arrangements for former Superintendent Wayne E. Bennett have been set for Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19, 2017. There will be road closures in the city of Albany the morning of Saturday, August 19.

Calling Hours:
Friday, August 18, 2017
4:00 pm. – 8:00 p.m.
New York State Police Academy
1220 Washington Ave.
Building 24, Albany, NY 
Funeral Service:
Saturday, August 19, 2017
10:00 a.m.
St. Mary's Church
10 Lodge Street
Albany, NY 12207
Media will be allowed in the designated area outside the front door of the State Police Academy during the calling hours. Media will not be allowed inside the Academy during calling hours.

A member of the State Police will be available to speak to the media before the funeral service at approximately 9:00 AM.
Media members should arrive at the press area outside St. Mary’s Church NO LATER than 8:50 AM. A PIO will be there to assist.
Media will be allowed inside the church for the funeral service if space allows.
August 19 road closures for funeral services
Closures begin at 9:00 AM and will end at the conclusion of the funeral service.
Lodge Street - From Corning Place to Columbia Street
Pine Street -From Eagle Street to Pearl Street.