Meet the Sheriff

Sheriff Sean p. Kilkenny



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The son of a police officer, Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny is a Lieutenant Colonel and paratrooper in the U.S. Army Reserves. He has served as a federal prosecutor in the Army and has tried homicide, rape and serious crimes for more than 20 years. While in the Army, Sheriff Kilkenny served our country with distinction overseas in Iraq, Kosovo, Bosnia, and South Korea and currently is assigned to the 153rd LOD in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

Sheriff Kilkenny is also a municipal and land use attorney in Montgomery County, representing taxpayers in several townships.  He also has served as Council president in Jenkintown, and currently serves as a trustee of Montgomery County Community College.  Sheriff Kilkenny was recently appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf to serve on the County Records Committee.

A Villanova University graduate, Sheriff Kilkenny holds a master's of public administration from the University of South Carolina and a law degree from Temple University.  He also earned a master's degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Sheriff Kilkenny resides in Jenkintown with his wife the former Betsy Weand of Pottstown and his two daughters Madeline and Gabrielle.