2012 - 2013
Chief Margaret E. Ryan of the Dryden Police Department has been Chief since 2002. In addition to the day to day responsibilities as Chief Executive, Chief Ryan has been involved in law enforcement and the community beyond the Village of Dryden. Chief Ryan is currently the Immediate Past President of the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police and a Past President of the Central New York Association of Chiefs of Police.
As a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Chief Ryan serves on the Smaller Police Department Technical Assistance Program Advisory Group. Locally, Chief Ryan established the Dryden Junior Police Academy and Police and the Community Programs to foster police / juvenile relationships.