Mission Statement:

The officers of the Homer Police Department are dedicated professionals who are committed to working with the community to make the Village of Homer a safe and desirable place to live, work or visit. Our mission is to partner with the community to solve problems, improve public safety and reduce crime in a manner that is fair, impartial, transparent, and consistent with respect for human dignity according to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and accountability.

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 School Resource Officers (SRO’s) in our schools. We are working with the Homer School District to keep our schools safe.

SRO Michael Bort (High School)                                SRO Randy Andrews (Jr High)

SRO David VanOrden (Intermediate)                         SRO Quinten Giles (Elementary)

SRO Kevin Soderholm (Evenings)



Homer Police Department Service Awards 2019

Homer Police Department Updates

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This morning was the American Red Cross 21st annual Central New York Real Heroes Breakfast at the Oncenter in Syracuse, NY. Officer Howell received the 2019 Central New York Heroes Law Enforcement Award during the breakfast. The award was for his actions during the early morning hours on April 5, 2019, when he entered inside a structure fire and was able to aid the occupants of the structure to safety. Congratulations to all of the award winners. This Sunday Spectrum News will be airing an interview with Officer Howell throughout the course of the day. Please don’t miss his interview. ... See MoreSee Less

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This is awesome..great work!!! CONGRATS

Congratulations Officer Howell! 👏

Congrats Officer Howell !!

Congratulations, Michael Howell


Congratulations Officer Howell!

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Take your empty boxes that gifts came in to recycling center. If you put them on the curb everybody can see what you got.

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Homer Police Department

Robert Pitman

Police Chief


Kimberly Reitano

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 / Records /Medication Drop-Off Hours
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


  • Sgt. Roland “RJ” Eckard
  • Christopher Parrow
  • Matthew Compton

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.