Two individuals will take posts with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office in January. Madison County Sheriff John Lakin announced the changes that will see Jeff Conner and Bob Rizzi joining his staff just after the new year earlier this week. Connor, who previously served as the assistant Police Chief in Granite City, will replace the retiring Brad Wells as the chief deputy sheriff. Rizzi will serve as the director of special operations and support services after spending 27 years with the Troy Police Department. Both men will take their post on January 2nd.