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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


Sheriff Luce reports that on Sunday November 21 2021 at around 2:46 AM Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were sent to a residence in the Town of Covert on County Road 141 for the report of a physical domestic. Thirty Seven year old Thomas A. Rapalee of 3844 County Road ...
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Vehicle Fire

The Seneca County Sheriff’s office reports that on 11/17/21 at approximately 10:56PM, Deputies responded to Del Lago Casino for the report of a vehicle Fire. Upon arrival, Deputies observed an unoccupied vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Deputies could not approach the vehicle due to several explosions coming from the vehicle ...
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AUO 2nd

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office reports that on Saturday, November 13th 2021 at around 6:52pm Deputies arrested 29 year old Xavier J. Alford of Liverpool, New York. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop that occurred in the Town of Junius. Alford was stopped for operating a motor ...
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Arrest Made in Infant Assault Case

November 10th, 2021 4:15 PM: Seneca County Sheriff's Office Investigators arrested an Ovid man for numerous charges that stem from a child abuse allegation. Arrested was Jeremy Andrews, age 27, of 2135 Water Street, Apt #4, Ovid NY. Charges are: Reckless Assault of a Child (D felony), Assault in the ...
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Warrant arrest

The Seneca County Sheriffs Office reports that on November 8th 2021 Deputies arrested James Hightower, 53 years old, of Rochester on an Arrest Warrant. The Warrant was issued by the Town of Waterloo Court when Hightower failed to adhere to a Court Ordered mandate. Hightower was transported to the Seneca ...
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October Monthly Snapshot

SENECA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MONTHLY SNAPSHOT FOR OCTOBER 2021 LAW ENFORCEMENT: Total Calls For Service: 1182 Total Arrests: 52 D.H.S. Fraud Cases: 4; Total 2021 Cost Recouped: $206,314 Mental Health Calls: 18 NARCO: Total new drug cases: 8 Total arrests: 4 CORRECTIONS: Average Number of Inmates: 42 Monthly Total Made ...
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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