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Collects, purchases, and distributes gifts to financially disadvantaged children in Tompkins County.

Project Lifesaver

To protect the wandering and bring peace of mind to families, caregivers and communities.

  (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) 

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

Business Office:
(607) 257-1345

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(607) 272-2444
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Media Releases

On March 26th, 2017 at about 11:19PM, The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to 175 Buck Road in the Town of Lansing for a reported underage drinking party.  Upon arrival, deputies observed approximately 50 teenagers running from all sides of the residence.  A...

On 03/25/2017 at 2:35 A:M, Deputies observed a grey Subaru speeding on Danby Road in the Town of Ithaca.  Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Michael L. GARDINER, age 20 of New York, NY.  Through further investigation deputies determined that...

On March 24th, 2017 at about 6:35PM, deputies responded to the Target store located at 40 Catherwood Road in the Village of Lansing for two shoplifters in custody.  Upon arrival, deputies learned that SAFIYYAH B SANCHEZ (Age 18 of Ithaca) and MARIA V SILVESTRI (Age 18 of...

On 03/19/2017 at 3:23 A:M, Deputies attempted to stop a black GMC pick up truck on Seely Hill Road in the Town of Newfield for vehicle and traffic law violations.  The truck fled from deputies until the truck drove onto railroad tracks off of Hillview Road in the Town of...

On March 18th, 2017 at 12:32 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies were requested to Target, 40 Catherwood Road in the Village of Lansing for a theft complaint.  Deputies arrived to find a female in the custody of target lost prevention officers.  During their...