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

With the holiday season approaching, more people are away from their residences shopping or away visiting friends or family. Officers from the Homer Police Department along with the Village of Homer, will be holding a safety and security tips presentation at the Church on the Green, located on Central Park Place next to the elementary school, on December 19th at 6:30pm. The presentation will provide residents safety and security tips regarding burglaries, robberies and other crimes typically committed during the holiday season. Please come join us for this presentation. Refreshments will be provided. ... See MoreSee Less

With the holiday season approaching, more people are away from their residences shopping or away visiting friends or family. Officers from the Homer Police Department along with the Village of Homer, will be holding a safety and security tips presentation at the Church on the Green, located on Central Park Place next to the elementary school, on December 19th at 6:30pm. The presentation will provide residents safety and security tips regarding burglaries, robberies and other crimes typically committed during the holiday season. Please come join us for this presentation. Refreshments will be provided.

Officers from the Homer Police Department are participating in the 2018 Cortland County Toys for Tots Campaign.

Toys can be dropped off at the Homer Police Department,
43 ½ James St, Homer, NY, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm.

If you would like to drop off toys but are unable to during
the above times please call 607-749-2022 and an officer will meet you at the police department.

Toys will be collected from now until the week of December 12th so that they can be distributed.

All toys must be new, in its original package and unwrapped.

Please experience the joy of knowing that toys will be under the tree of families homes and bring a smile to a less fortunate child's Christmas morning.
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Officers from the Homer Police Department are participating in the 2018 Cortland County Toys for Tots Campaign.

Toys can be dropped off at the Homer Police Department, 
43 ½ James St, Homer, NY, Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm.

If you would like to drop off toys but are unable to during 
the above times please call 607-749-2022 and an officer will meet you at the police department.

Toys will be collected from now until the week of December 12th so that they can be distributed.

All toys must be new, in its original package and unwrapped.

Please experience the joy of knowing that toys will be under the tree of families homes and bring a smile to a less fortunate childs Christmas morning.

On December 3, 2018, at approximately 11:44pm, officers from the Homer Police Department arrested a 41 year old male from Cortland after they observed him fail to obey a traffic control device at the intersection of Clinton St and North West St.

Officers conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on North West St near Grove St after observing the traffic infraction. During the traffic stop officers determined that the male was operating the vehicle in an intoxicated condition and at a time when his operating privileges was revoked.

The male refused to submit to a prescreening breath test at the stop location. After being taken into custody he also refused to submit to a breath test to determine his blood-alcohol content at the New York State Police Homer Barracks.

The male was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 1st degree, driving while intoxicated; failed to obey a traffic control device and refusal to submit to a prescreening breath test. He was arraigned in the Town of Homer Court and remanded to the Cortland County Jail.
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On November 29, 2018, at approximately 12:13pm, officers from the Homer Police Department arrested a 42 year old male from Cortland for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree after conducting a vehicle and traffic stop on South Main St near Albany St.

The Cortland County 911 Center received a call from a passenger in the vehicle indicating that she was involved in a verbal argument with the male, who was operating the vehicle. Officers located the vehicle on South Main St near Albany St and stopped it.

During the traffic stop officers observed pills on the driver’s side floor of the vehicle. Officers determined that the pills were a controlled substance (morphine), which according to the passenger the male had taken out of his pocket and had fallen onto the floor.

The male was arrested without an incident and arraigned in the Town of Homer Court where he was released on his own recognizance.
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Pack 85’s annual "Thankful Pack Meeting" was on Monday, November 26th at the Homer Elementary School Cafeteria at 6pm. Pack 85 thanks veterans, police officers and firefighters for their service. ... See MoreSee Less

Pack 85’s annual Thankful Pack Meeting was on Monday, November 26th at the Homer Elementary School Cafeteria at 6pm. Pack 85 thanks veterans, police officers and firefighters for their service.Image attachmentImage attachment

Homer Police Department

Robert Pitman

Police Chief

rpitman@homerny.org

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

kreitano@homerny.org

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

Officers

  • Roland “RJ” Eckard
  • Christopher Parrow
  • Matthew Compton
  • Ptl Dana Smith
  • School Resource Officer Michael Bort
  • 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.