Welcome

The Village of Homer Police Department is a proactive department. We are highly involved in the community and follow a community policing approach. We have an open door policy and welcome any community member to come in anytime with concerns or questions.

The Police Department has an officer on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Village residents requiring police assistance for an emergency should always call 9-1-1, but during the hours of 8am to 4pm Monday – Friday, you may call (607) 749-2022.

As of 2012, we have a School Resource Officer in our schools. His name is Officer Ed Lake. Feel free to ask him any questions you may have.


Additional Police Department Information


Homer Police Department Updates

Traffic Advisory-
Starting today, September 20, 2017, Hooker Ave will be closed at the railroad tracks so that the rails can be replaced. The road is expected to be closed until this Friday, September 22, 2017.
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Traffic Advisory-
Starting today, September 20, 2017, Hooker Ave will be closed at the railroad tracks so that the rails can be replaced. The road is expected to be closed until this Friday, September 22, 2017.

 

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Randy Mckay

On September 18, 2017, officers from the Homer Police Department investigated an attempted burglary at a residence on Cayuga St that occurred sometime between 8am and noon. (The actual address of the residence is not being released at this time but it is between Central Park Place and Cortland St.) Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the Homer Police Department at 607-749-2028. Thank you ... See MoreSee Less

On September 16, 2017, at approximately 1:08pm, officers from the Homer Police Department were dispatched by the Cortland County 911 Center to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Center St and South – West St (Route 281) involving a pick-up truck and a motorcycle.

The operator of the pick-up truck, a 78 year old male from Homer, was treated at the scene. The operator of the motorcycle, a 41 year old male from Cortland and his passenger, a 31 year old female, also from Cortland, were transported to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse. Both are in stable but serious condition.

The investigation is continuing and no tickets have been issued at this time. The names of all involved persons are not being released at this time pending notification of relatives.

The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police along with Homer Fire Department also responded and assisted at the scene.
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The officer that responded on scene was incredibly professional! Great job to him and all that responded!

Richard T Elmer Sr.

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Heather Blythe Galvin

On September 15, 2017, at approximately 4:23am, officers from the Homer Police Department conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on a vehicle for an inadequate exhaust (loud muffler) while on Hooker Ave. During the traffic stop, officers determined that the defendant, a 52 year old male from Cortland, had a warrant for his arrest from the Sayre Borough Police Department in Sayre, PA, for a felony weapons charge and they would extradite. The defendant was taken into custody without an incident and charged as a Fugitive From Justice. The defendant was arraigned in the Town of Homer Court and remanded to the Cortland County Jail on no bail. The driver of the vehicle was issued a traffic ticket for the exhaust. ... See MoreSee Less

Police Chief Pitman with Special Olympian Derek and Officer Peters from Cortland Police Department at the Special Olympics fundraiser at Cortland Applebees on 9/14/17 ... See MoreSee Less

Police Chief Pitman with Special Olympian Derek and Officer Peters from Cortland Police Department at the Special Olympics fundraiser at Cortland Applebees on 9/14/17

 

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Great picture. Love you so much Bob because you care so much for everyone.

Homer Police Department

Robert Pitman

Police Chief

Rose Rafferty

Office Assistant

43 1/2 James Street
Homer, NY 13077
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency:(607) 749-2022
After Hours:(607) 749-2028
Fax:(607) 749-3675

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Officers

  • Sgt. Roland “RJ” Eckard
  • Ptl. Christopher Parrow
  • Ptl. Emmett Nino
  • School Resource Officer Ed Lake
  • School Resource Officer David VanOrden

Homer Town Justice Court

Honorable William Foley

4 Water Street
Homer, NY 13077
Tel: (607) 749-2326
Fax: (607) 749-6459

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Court Hours

First Three Tuesdays of the Month
4:00 p.m.