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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

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...

Tompkins County, NY- The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office will be transitioning to plastic pistol permit cards from the original paper format. The plastic pistol permit card has become the standard in New York, and after a long process, we are happy to announce that they...

On October 19th, 2018 at about 8:30 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to the Tops Store located at 2300 North Triphammer Road in the Village of Lansing for a theft complaint.  Loss prevention staff reportedly observed a female conceal grocery items in a...

Deputies responded to a report of an erratic driver on Dryden Road in the Town of Dryden.  Deputies located a blue Chevrolet sedan that matched the description of the erratic driving vehicle.  Deputies observed the sedan violate vehicle and traffic law violations and...

Update: The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim of a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Wednesday October 10, 2018 at about 4:07 PM on North Triphammer Road in the Town of Lansing. The Sheriff's Office states Karl R. Wolfe age 74 of...