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Law Enforcement Community Forum Update - Survey Results

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.


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

Aggravated DWI/Personal Injury MVA

On August 11th, 2018, at approximately 6:30 PM, Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies  responded to a report of a rollover Personal Injury Motor Vehicle Accident in the area of Yost Road north of Zwick Road in the Town of Fayette.  After investigation, it was found that a truck had been traveling ...
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State of Emergency Update / Evacuation

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office along with the Seneca County Emergency Management Office has updated the status of the State of Emergency to include a Mandatory Evacuation for all residents of the Lodi Point Area.   Emergency crews are currently evacuating residents by boat and taking  them to a shelter at the Ovid ...
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State of Emergency

Effective immediately, Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce and the Seneca County Emergency Management Office has declared a State of Emergency for the Towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid, and Romulus. This includes the Villages of Interlaken, Lodi, and Ovid. Heavy rain has caused major flooding in those affected areas. Many roadways ...
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travel advisory

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that heavy rain has resulted in major flooding in the Towns of Covert, and Lodi . Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports at this time, no unnecessary travel is advised. Numerous homes and roadways are flooded, and the roads are impassable. All residents are ...
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Falsely Reporting an Incident

On 8/10/18 at approximately 4pm, the Seneca County Sheriff's Office responded to a Town of Tyre business for the reported bomb threat. Deputies quickly identified the subject in question and detained him pending an investigation. Upon the conclusion of the investigation, Deputies and Investigators arrested Ronald W. Sibs, 53, of ...
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Promoting Prison Contraband Arrest

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports, on August 10th, 2018 at approximately 11:25 AM, members of the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested Shane W. Harris, age 28, of Waterloo, New York. Harris was charged with one count of Promoting Prison Contraband in the Second Degree. Harris, currently incarcerated at the ...
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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