Madison County

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Allen Riley
Sheriff

Undersheriff

John Ball

Address

North Court St, PO Box 16 Wampsville, NY 13163

Phone

315 366-2318

Website

www.madisoncountysheriff.us

Population

73,500

Area

662 square miles

County

Madison

County Seat

Wampsville, NY

Career

Sheriff Riley had 27 years of experience in law enforcement with the New York State Police when he retired in September 2009 to run in a special November election for Sheriff of Madison County. As a member of the State Police, Sheriff Riley served as a Criminal Investigator, Gaming Unit Investigator, and a Uniformed Trooper. In 1984, he was selected to be a K-9 handler. He handled both narcotics and explosive detection dogs during his 18 years as a K-9 handler. He has worked on details such as the World Trade Center attack, Sarah Ann Wood detail, State Fair details and numerous search and rescue details.

Education / Training

Sheriff Riley attended SUNY Morrisville and was accepted into the New York State Police Academy in 1982. He has received training in evidence handling, DNA collection, interrogation & interview, casino due diligence, anthrax training, clandestine labs, domestic violence, sexual harassment, hostage/critical incident command, hazardous materials, U.S. Customs narcotics officer - cross designation.

Personal

Sheriff Allen Riley is a lifelong resident of Madison County. Sheriff Riley resides in southern Madison County with his wife and two daughters. They own and operate a 110-acre pasture based beef operation.