Michael Sposato, Sheriff - Nassau County
Head, Sr., Undersheriff
100 Carman Ave., East
Meadow, NY 11554
22, 2008, Michael J. Sposato is the Acting Sheriff of the
Nassau County Sheriff’s Department, which is responsible for
the operations and management of the Nassau County
Correctional Center and the Civil Enforcement Division. Mr.
Sposato continues to retain the position and
responsibilities of Undersheriff for the Department at the
same time. Acting Sheriff Sposato has been employed
full-time as a Correctional Center employee of the Nassau
County Sheriff’s Department since May 27, 1994. He began his
career with the Department as a Correction Center (CC) Cook.
As a “CC” titled employee, he received additional training
above and beyond that provided to his civilian counterparts
in, among other areas: inmate supervision; inmate searches
and contraband control; inmate movement; physical force;
key, tool and equipment control; security procedures; and
essential services. His responsibilities included the
supervision of inmates and assistant cooks, who were
responsible for the preparation of meals; maintaining a
sanitary environment; and maintaining security in kitchen
areas where approximately 7000 meals are prepared each day.
Nassau County has a population of 1,300,000 and an area of
300 square miles.