Sheriff Allen Riley was the 2014 Commencement Speaker for Morrisville State College
Sheriff Allen Riley
Sheriff Allen Riley is a life long resident of Madison County. He has 28 years of law enforcement experience; He comes to the position after completing a career with the New York State Police.
Sheriff Riley was sworn into office on January 1, 2010.
Youth Justice System Reforms Proposed
Recommendations on Reforming the Justice System’s Treatment of Minors, Announced on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -
The Governor announced part of his “2015 Opportunity Agenda” – the report and recommendations of the Commission on Youth, Public Safety & Justice, including the age at which youths are tried and processed for crimes as adults. Sheriff Allen Riley is on this commission. The commission is tasked with formulating an actionable plan to improve New York’s outdated juvenile justice laws, including the “Raise the Age” issue, and developing a comprehensive set of recommendations to make New York a national leader in effective youth justice policy.
The Undersheriff is second in command of the Office of the Madison County Sheriff, reporting directly to the Sheriff. He oversees day-to-day oerations of jail, civil, and criminal divisons. Undersheriff John Ball was sworn-in on December 1, 2010.
Did you know? Deputy Amy Pokorny was the first female road patrol deputy to work in Madison County (1981).
Winter Weather Awareness 2014
Governor Cuomo Launches "Combat Heroin" Campaign
Albany, NY (September 2, 2014)
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched “Combat Heroin,” a campaign designed to inform and educate New Yorkers about he risks of heroin and prescription opioid use, the signs of adiction, and the resources available to help. Campaign Features PSAs, Dedicated Website, and Social Media Awareness Efforts. Visit www.combatheroin.ny.gov (#CombatHeroin).
Corrections Exam - January 2015
The Corrections Exam will be held in January instead of April this year!
Donate Your Used Cell Phones
The Madison County Sheriff's Office is working with victims of violence agencies to help provide victims with a source of emergency 911 communications. Please consider donating your old, used and unwanted cell phones and chargers to those who are in desperate need of your help.
Cell phones can either be mailed or dropped of at: Madison County Sheriff's Office, 138 North Court Street, Building #7
Wampsville, NY 13163
New York State Sheriffs' Association Institute begins annual Honorary Membership drive in Madison County this week.
The flagship program of the Institute is the Sheriffs’ Summer Camp for economically challenged children. The Sheriffs’ Camp, in its 37th year of operation, is located on Keuka Lake and 840 children from across New York State attend each summer. See full story here.
NYSAIEP Conference 2014
2014 NYSAIEP Conference a success (http://www.nysaiep.org/2014-annual-conference.html).
Sheriff Allen Riley is pictured here with Signe Nelson (NYSAIEP President) and colleague Sheriff Barry Virts (Wayne County).
The mission of the New York State Association of Incarcerated Education Programs, Inc. (NYASIEP) is to promote excellence in incarcerated education programs, support research in this field, and be an advocate in the development, establishment and provision of the initiatives through collaboration with appropriate professional organizations. Technology, transition, training, and the new TASC will addresses. Membership is open to: Teachers, Counselors, Administrators, Security Personnel, Community Based Agencies and other advocates involved in education services for incarcerated persons. There were over 225 participants from across New York State. It was hosted at Holiday Inn in Saratoga, NY, May 13-16.
Sheriff Allen Riley is pleased to announce the implementation of a new program called Project Lifesaver. Project Lifesaver is a search and rescue, rapid recovery program that targets persons enrolled in the program that have the tendency to wander due to Alzheimer’s , Autism, Dementia and other age macular degeneration (ARMD) related conditions or disorders.
To learn more click here.
You can request a speaker from the office of the sheriff for your group or organization. If available, a speaker can be arranged for any topic covering any of our programs. See this web site for contact information.
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Registered Professional Nurses sought for per diem positions in Public Safety Building
New York State STOP-DWI Association, Inc
Sheriff's Office Mobile Site
The Madison County Office of the Sheriff has a mobile version for windows based handheld devices. You can click the button above to view the mobile site.
Android Users can download "Mobile Patrol" (an Appriss app) through Google play that will get you to our information as well
iPhone & iPad users can download the "Mobile Patrol" (an Appriss app) from the App Store as well.
NYS citizens can register assault weapons online. The NYS Police have completed their online registration application. It can be found at this link—http://www.governor.ny.gov/nysafeact/gun-reform. A paper copy of the registration form is also available there for download.
Have A Plan - mobile app
The New York State Governors Traffic Safety Committee and the NYS STOP-DWI Foundation are proud to release our brand new Have A Plan mobile app. This app provides you with timely and convenient resource that enables you to locate and call a taxi service, program a designated-driver list, educate yourself on Blood Alcohol Content levels as well as information on DWI laws and penalties or even report a suspected impaired driver.
The app is available for Apple, Droid, and Windows smart phones. To download the app, simply visit www.stopdwi.org/mobileapp using the phone you want to download the app to and click on the link to the store of your operating system.
You can view a short TV commercial about that app here or at http://vimeo.com/99733056
Since the app is brand new, we anticipate a few bugs that will need to be worked out. If you have a problem using the app or a suggestion for an improvement, please email email@example.com. We will be compiling a list of comments and updating the app over the next few months.