Wayne County

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Robert Milby
Sheriff

Undersheriff

Tammy Ryndock

Address

7368 Route 31 Lyons, NY 14489

Phone

315-946-9711

Website

http://waynecosheriff.org/

Population

95,000

Area

621 square miles

County

Wayne

Position

Sheriff

Career

-Field Training Officer, Police Instructor, Emergency Response Team Member, Joint Terrorism Task Force Liaison, Homeland Security, Active Threat Instructor

Education / Training

-Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
-FBI National Academy Graduate, 2009

Honors and Achievements


Honors and affiliations

-NYS Senate Liberty Award-9/11 recovery efforts
-NYS Executive Chamber Commendation-9/11 response
-WCSO Distinguished Service Award for Narcotics Enforcement
-DEA Distinguished Service Award for Narcotics Enforcement
-Valor Decoration for Distinguished Service
-Top Gun Award - Bureau of Municipal Police Academy
-Yellow Brick Road Award - FBI National Academy Fitness
-Child Advocacy Center of Wayne County Advisory Board
-Wayne County Opioid Task Force
-FBI National Academy Associates
-National Tactical Officer's Association

Personal

Sheriff Milby is a 26-year veteran of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. He began in 1995 as a part-time Deputy Sheriff, was hired full time in 1997 and became a Field Training Officer and member of the Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team in 1998. Shortly thereafter, Sheriff Milby was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, supervising afternoon and overnight Road Patrol Deputies. In 2004, he was transferred to the Special Investigations Unit, where he supervised the Narcotics Task Force, conducted felony drug/vice crime investigations and assisted other agencies with narcotics work. In 2007, Sheriff Milby was promoted to Road Patrol Lieutenant, and in 2015 he was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division as Detective Lieutenant, and six years later promoted to Chief Deputy where he oversaw the Corrections, Civil, and Records Divisions of the Sheriff’s Office. He was elected Wayne County Sheriff in November 2021 and took office January 1, 2022.