Nassau County

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Michael Sposato
Sheriff

Address

100 Carman Ave. East Meadow, NY 11554

Phone

516 572-4100

Website

http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/sheriff/index.html

Population

1,300,000

Area

300 Square miles

County

Nassau

Position

3rd Vice President

Career

Bio: Michael Sposato was appointed Sheriff of Nassau County by the legislature in 2011. He served as Acting Sheriff of Nassau County from 2008 until 2011. Sheriff Sposato has been employed as a full-time Correctional Center employee with the Sheriff’s Office since 1994. He began his career with the Department as a Correction Center Cook responsible for supervision of inmates and assistant cooks and for maintaining security in kitchen areas where approximately 7000 meals were prepared each day.

Education / Training

He received additional training above and beyond that provided to his civilian counterparts in, among other areas: inmate supervision; inmate searches and contraband control; inmate movement; physical force; key, tool and equipment control; security procedures; and essential services.