About the Sheriff's Office

Todd Hood - Sheriff

Todd Hood began his service as Sheriff for Madison County in 2018.

As Sheriff, he oversees all operations of the agency; the correctional facility, criminal division, civil division, road patrol STOP-DWI and the Children’s Advocacy Center.

Todd Hood worked as an investigator for the Onondaga County District Attorney's office after retiring in 2015 from a 22-year career at the Syracuse Police Department, where he worked as a Patrolman, Fire Arms Instructor, Gang Task Force Detective and a SWAT Supervisor/Team Leader.

Office of Sheriff Madison County, Wampsville, NY

Duties:  Supervise 150+ employees encompassing the corrections division, criminal division, civil division of the Madison County Sheriff's Office.

  • Oversee and manage a budget of $8.5 million
  • Oversee County Child Advocacy Center which investigates sexual abuse crimes to children. Center is made up of members from all County Law Enforcement Agencies. Budget $92,000
  • Work closely with all County Law Enforcement Agencies to ensure the public safety of county residents and businesses
  • Work closely with not-for-profits, citizen groups and other organizations
  • Work closely with Superintendents of local schools, BOCES and presidents of local colleges