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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

Ithaca, New York – On September 18, 2018 at approximately 2:45 PM deputies from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office were notified by the Tompkins County 911 Dispatch Center that a subject that the TCSO had been attempting to locate concerning a previous investigation...

On September 17th, 2018 at 4:07 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies and New York State Troopers responded to the South Hill Recreation Trail in the Town of Ithaca for a welfare check.  The caller reported a male walking on the recreation trail who appeared to be under...

On September 1st, 2018 at about 6:50PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to the Ithaca SPCA located at 1640 Hanshaw Road in the Town of Dryden for a burglary report.  Once on scene, deputies observed a broken glass door, and it was apparent that someone had...

On August 27th, 2018 at about 7:25 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to a local motel on Elmira Road in the Town of Ithaca to serve an arrest warrant on a female suspect.  Deputies responded to the location and knocked on the door where the suspect was...

On Saturday, September 1st, 2018 at around 6:51 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to the Tompkins County SPCA located on Hanshaw Road for a Burglary Report.  Deputes interviewed the employee who discovered the breakin upon arrival and conducted a...