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Spike: Frank Ryan the “Right Man” To Be Next Yates County Sheriff


On January 1st, Yates County will have a new sheriff for the first time in 32 years. Frank Ryan will officially take over on Monday from the retiring Ron Spike. During a conversation with WFLR, Sheriff Spike said Ryan is the right man for the job.


Sheriff Spike said he has been helping Sheriff-Elect Ryan transition to his new role.


Frank Ryan began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in 1993 as a part-time corrections officer and on the Marine Patrol Unit. A graduate of St. Michael’s School and Penn Yan Academy, Ryan received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from SUNY Brockport.

To listen to Sheriff Spike’s hour-long conversation on WFLR’s Open Mic program discussing his career and retirement, click here.


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