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Click on this link to view the updated survey results.  We thank each and every one of you for taking the time to honestly and directly answer the survey questions. Additionally click on the link to view the reform plan as a result of your input and conversations.

As Law Enforcement personnel we are dedicated to the safety, security and well being of the communities we serve.  We are constantly looking for ways to improve and strengthen the relationship with our communities. It is with this in mind that we have setup a Community Forum on Law Enforcement to better connect with the ideas and expectations of the public. It is our sincere hope that all will attend. Click here to download information as well as Date and Times.

Below is the link to take the Online Community-based survey by the Seneca County Police Reform and Reinvention Collaboration Committee. The survey has now expired, but please feel free to watch the live recording of the event

DWI arrest Town of Ovid

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on March 14, 2021 at approximately 12:05am, Sheriff's Deputies while on patrol , discovered a single car motor vehicle accident  on State Route 96 in the Town of Ovid. The single occupant, identified as Erin Taylor, age 47, of 2117 Water Street, Ovid  was taken into custody ...
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Crim Contempt 2nd Arrest Town of Varick

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on March 09, 2021 at  about 8:15 pm, Deputies responded to State Route 336 in the Town of Varick for a an Order of Protection Violation Complaint.   Deputies report the Suspect, Michael Mclean  age 41 of  55 W Bayard St Seneca Falls, was ...
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Falsely Reporting an Incident 2nd/Criminal Mischief 4th Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on March 17, 2021, Investigators arrested Timothy R Brown, age 35, currently an inmate in the Seneca County Correctional Facility. It is alleged that on March 17, 2021 at approximately 1:00am, Brown intentionally damaged a sprinkler head located in his cell. His actions resulted ...
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Monthly Snapshot for February 2021

SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MONTHLY SNAPSHOT FOR FEBRUARY 2021 LAW ENFORCEMENT: Total Calls For Service: 1272 Total Arrests: 42 D.H.S. Fraud Cases: 21; Yearly Total Cost Recouped: $26,497 Mental Health Calls: 8 NARCO: Total new drug cases: 6 Total arrests: 7 CORRECTIONS: Average Number of Inmates: 40 Monthly Total Made ...
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Stand Off In Ovid Ends Successfully.

Sheriff W. Timothy Luce reports the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office had a successful and safe conclusion to an armed standoff with a male on County Road 139 in the Town of Ovid. The incident began on March 11, 2021, at about 4:28pm when Deputies and Investigators responded to 2463 County ...
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Domestic Incident Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports Investigators arrested Arrell S. Henhawk, age 45, of 3016 County Road 124, Romulus NY, on a felony arrest warrant stemming from a serious physical domestic that occurred in the Town of Varick. Henhawk was charged with Menacing in the 2nd degree, a class E ...
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Use of Force Policy - Updated Oct 2019

Click the above link to view the Seneca County Sheriff's Office updated policy involving the use of Force