Edgar A. Domenech, Sheriff
Education/Training: Sheriff Domenech received his MS, National Security Strategy, from the National War College in June, 2010 with a focus on creating strategic frameworks to better examine and address security issues. His Bachelor of Arts from John Jay College is in Government Public Administration.
Career: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg appointed Edgar Domenech as the Sheriff of the City of New York effective January 3, 2011. Sheriff Domenech succeeds Sheriff Lindsay Eason, who retired after a distinguished law enforcement career, and Joseph Fucito, who was named as Acting Sheriff until Sheriff Domemech's appointment.
Sheriff Domenech brought more than 25 years of leadership experience in Federal law enforcement to the job. He served as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, where he built effective relationships with Federal, State, and local law enforcement organizations to share intelligence, share technology, and improve public safety during his three-year term.
As the Sheriff of the City of New York, Sheriff Domenech is the City’s chief civil law enforcement officer, enforcing court orders, mandates and edicts received from Civil, Supreme, Housing, Family and Small Claims Courts. He also oversees the collection of debt owed to the City from judgments filed by the Environmental Control Board, Parking Violations and other administrative tribunals. The Sheriff is also responsible for municipal security and protection of senior officials throughout the City.
Honors and Affiliations: As Special Agent in Charge of the Washington Field Division, Sheriff Domenech oversaw ATF responsibilities during the 2009 Presidential Inauguration. He was a member of the United States Government Senior Executive Service. He is active in the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Senior Executive Institute, and the Treasury Executive Institute. He is also a recipient of the Presidential Meritorious Rank Award.
Personal: Sheriff Domenech is a native of New York City, and currently enjoys biking and exercising with his wife, Claire.
Area: 178.28 square miles