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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

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...

On April 11th, 2017 at approximately 3:26 AM, deputies responded with New York State Police to a motor vehicle accident on Cemetary Road in the Town of Groton. The complainant stated that the sole occupant of the vehicle ran from the scene. Deputies arrived on scene and...

On March 4th, 2017 at about 1633hrs, Deputies responded to the 400 Block of Bostwick Road in the Town of Ithaca for a vehicle crash.  Once on scene, deputies located the driver who was not injured.  Deputies identified the driver as Dylan T Vincent (Age 23 of Newfield...