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Sheriff Christopher Jay Moss

More than 29 years of distinguished service in law enforcement, including a background in administration, management, training, team building and leadership. Highly self-motivated with strong analytical, problem solving, and communication skills. PC literate with Microsoft Word, E-Justice, E-mail and Internet applications. Areas of expertise include:

  • Human Resource Development
  • Investigation/Search Procedures
  • Relationship Management
  • Security/Emergency Response
  • Evidence Collection/Protection
  • Community Relations/Affairs
  • Documentation
  • Research
  • Strategic Planning

Professional Experience

CHEMUNG COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, Elmira, New York1989 to Present
Sheriff (2006-Present) LieutenantPatrol Division (2001-2005)
Investigator/SergeantCriminal Division (1996-2001)
Investigator Criminal Investigation Division (1994-1996) Deputy Sheriff Road Patrol (1989-1994) Special Deputy (3/89-5/89) CORNING HOSPITAL, Corning, New York1987 to 1989
Security Officer

Awards & Achievements


Marist College2011 – 2012
Master’s in Public Administration
December 2012

SUNY Empire State College2009 - 2010
B.S. Community and Human Services (Concentration Criminal Justice)
Expected graduation date – December 2010

FBI National Academy - Quantico, Virginia2000

Corning Community College – Corning, NY1997
A.A.S. Criminal Justice

Southern Tier Law Enforcement Academy1989 Basic Course for Police Officers

Additional Post-Academy Coursework:

Professional/Civic Activities
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