Sheriff Allen Riley

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.

Undersheriff John Ball

John Ball

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).

Smithfield Benefit


Smithfield, Morrisville, Munnsville, and Lincoln Fire Departments join forces to host a benefit August 10th.

The recent devastating tornado in Smithfield took lives and leveled homes. A "block party" benefit is Sunday, August 10th from 12pm to 8pm at the field at the end of Union Street in Morrisville. down the street from the fire house. There will be country music from bands like Chris Taylor and the Custom Taylor Band and Nashville singer-songwriter Cassidy Lynn, among other music acts.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office will be there and Operation SafeChild ID Cards will be created for those interested.


It costs $15 to get in at the door, or $10 if you buy tickets in advance. Money raised will help the families of the victims. You can also donate by sending a check to:

Oneida Savings
48 Albany St
Cazenovia, NY

Be sure to include "The Smithfield Tornado Relief Fund" on your check.

As part of Lightning Safety Awareness Week, we wanted to share this quick video...

This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week. We wish to share this short video on Lightning Safety from FEMA. The message is "when thunder roars, go indoors." Know the steps to take during thunder and lightning storms to keep you and your family stay safe this summer. 06/25/2014 12:30 PM EDT

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
Sheriff Allen Riley, Signe Nelson, Sheriff Barry Virts

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.

Have a Plan. Don't Drive. Get a Ride

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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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.

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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.

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    To Serve and Protect !
    Office of the Madison County Sheriff
    P.O. Box 16
    mpsville, New York 13163
    Phone: (315) 366-2318
    Fax: (315) 366-2286