Sheriff’s Non-Essential Offices Closed

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports that the following cautionary measures are being implemented during the COVID-19 situation.

The Sheriff’s Office Records, Civil and Pistol Permit Offices will be closed starting March 18th, 2020 and will tentatively re-open April 6th, 2020.

Inmate visitation at the County jail will continue to be suspended until further notice. During this suspension inmates will be given an opportunity for a quantity of free phone calls and electronic communication with their family and loved ones.

Emergency Civil matters such as Orders of Protection and Custody Orders to be served will still be addressed. Civil Sergeant David Smith can be reached or messaged at 315-539-1706 or

Freedom Of Information Requests will not be processed until after April 6th, 2020.

Sheriff Luce states that there will be no reduction in emergency police services and that the public’s patience in any delay of non-emergency services is appreciated.