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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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On 03/17/2017 at 3:20 A:M, Deputies responded to a one car motor vehicle crash on Peruville Road in the Town of Lansing.  Upon arrival deputies observed a white Volkswagon in the ditch.  Deputies identified the driver as, D Andre Howard MARQUIS, age 19 of Freeville, NY...

St. Patricks Day Checkpoint on 03/17/2017-03/18/2017

On March 17th, 2017, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office hosted two Comprehensive Roadside Safety Checkpoints in the City of Ithaca.  Ithaca Police Department assisted in the detail...

On Thursday, March 16, 2017 at about 11:31 AM, while investigating a motor vehicle accident that resulted from hazardous road conditions due to weather on State Route 13 near Gulf Hill Road in the Town of Dryden, a deputy from the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office was...

Sheriff Lansing suggests to avoid all non-essential travel.  Individuals that need to travel for work, please do so safely and  try to be off the roads by noon when it is expected the snow will be at its heaviest.  We will be updating our webpage periodically throughout...

Effective at 3:00 PM today, Sheriff Lansing orders roads closed except for essential travel. Travel is restricted to emergency personnel and others performing actions to protect lives, prevent incident or protect property. Roads are limited to travel by citizens that are...