Elections and Organization
Sheriffs in New York State (outside of New York City, Nassau and Westchester Counties) are elected for three or four-year terms, depending on the vote of the county government, specifically the county legislature. This office is unusual in NY state in that a superintendent, rather than a titutlar undersheriff, runs the jail.
The current sheriff is Gary T. Maha and the undersheriff is William A. Sheron, Jr.
Read more about this topic: Genesee County Sheriff's Office (New York)
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