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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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Media Releases

On November 24th, 2018 at about 8:00 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to an address on Ridge Road in the Town of Lansing for a personal injury motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, deputies observed a single vehicle off the roadway that had struck two...

On November 19th, 2018 at about 2:00 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to Ulta Beauty located at 40 Catherwood Road in the Village of Lansing for a larceny complaint.  Staff reportedly observed a male conceal cosmetic items on his person and leave the...

On November 2nd, 2018 at about 2:45 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to the Target Store located at 40 Catherwood Road in the Village of Lansing for a larceny complaint. Asset protection staff reportedly observed a female conceal items in a bag and exit...

Deputies conducted a traffic stop of a gray in color Subaru for speeding on State Route 13 in the Town of Ithaca.

Deputies identified the operator as Victor A. KOOS age 28 of Ithaca NY. Through further investigation deputies determined KOOS was intoxicated and...

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has identified the operator of the vehicle who was killed in a motor vehicle crash on November 1, 2018 at about 4:57 AM on State Route...