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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 recently received numerous complaints throughout the county of larcenies from vehicles. These larcenies occur at night from vehicles parked on the street or in driveways. If you leave your vehicle parked outside, lock the vehicle...

On 04/14/17 around 3:25am, deputies responded to an MVA on Sharpsteen Rd in the town of Lansing.  Upon arrival, deputies located the driver of the one car MVA who had minor injuries from the accident.  While deputies interviewed the driver, they discovered that the...

On 04/12/2017 at 11:32 P:M, Deputies stopped a blue Dodge pick up truck for vehicle and traffic violations on Warren Road in the Town of Lansing.  Deputies identified the driver as Scott A. VOLK, age 44 of Ithaca, NY.  Through further investigation deputies determined...

On Monday April 3, 2017 at about 11:13 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to a possible burglary in progress at a residence in the 500 block of Warren Road in the Town of Ithaca. Occupants of the residence reported that an unknown male subject armed with...

On March 29th, 2017 at about 3:55PM, Deputies responded to the Target Store located at 40 Catherwood Road in the Village of Lansing for a larceny report.  Security staff reportedly observed a female conceal several items in bags and leave the store without paying for the...