A nine-year civilian veteran of the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), worked in the Civil and Investigations Divisions. Serving under Sheriff Bill Mullen, Tony is the Digital Communications Manager, and has been integral in deploying an office-wide reporting system. However, Griffith’s duties include far more as he provides assistance to detectives’ investigations, created and maintains all web and social media platforms, produces all literature for distribution of the ACSO and coordinates Sheriff’s Reserves’ details.
Prior to working at the Sheriff’s Office, Griffith spent time working under former State Representative and Current County Controller, Chelsa Wagner in her Brookline Office as a Constituent Services Specialist.
A 2001 graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School, Griffith went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Westminster College (PA). Furthermore, he was a senator of student government (SGA), member of the inter fraternal council (IFC), president of his local chapter of a national social fraternity, and three-year letter winner of the baseball team.
In December 2016, Griffith finalized his Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) with a concentration on Urban & Regional Planning. Additionally, he minored in Security and
Intelligence Studies at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA).
Griffith has been a resident of Brookline for five years, having spent every summer as an adolescent in the 700 block of Norwich at his grandparents’ home, Herbie and Laverne Griffith. Although Tony did not grow up in Brookline, his roots are very deep in this neighborhoods of District 4. In addition to his grandparents, Tony’s father and three aunts: Anita (Payne), Carmela (Viviano), and Dina (Torek), as well as two cousins Joe & Jeff (Michalski) all grew up in the district, between Brookline and Bon Air, respectively.