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Contact Information


Tompkins County Sheriff's Office
Public Safety Building
779 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Derek R. Osborne, Sheriff 
Business Office: (607) 257-1345

Non-Emergency Number:
(607) 272-2444 

Emergency Number:911
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EMERGENCY SERVICE:  assistance is available at all times by calling 911. 

NON-EMERGENCY SERVICE: call (607) 272-2444.

Civil & Records Officesare open to the public Monday-Friday between 8:30 AM-4:30 PM.

  • For additional information regarding Civil & Records Office functions, please see the designated Civil and Record- General Information tab. 

Criminal Investigations Division: Investigators are  generally available Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM; however, investigators are not always readily available due to scheduling. Please call ahead if you need to speak to an investigator specifically. 

Road Patrol Division:  i s available 24/7. If you have non-emergency inquries, please call Dispatch at 607-272-2444. They will direct you as needed. If you come to the Sheriff's Office there is a phone in the lobby that is available to connect to Dispatch as well. 

Corrections Division: although there is constant staffing, visiting days are Tuesdays and Saturdays between the hours of 9:15 AM and 9:45 PM; please call ahead to schedule; (607) 257-5316. This is not a requirement, but it is strongly recommended.