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.


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Homer Police Department Updates

The morning after the storm...... Hoping everyone weathered it ok last night. ... See MoreSee Less

The morning after the storm...... Hoping everyone weathered it ok last night.

 

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That is one of my favorite views! Such a amazingly cool photo with all the fog in the background! 😊

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This past Saturday was Cub Scouts Pack 85’s Bike Rodeo at the Homer Intermediate School. Officers from the Homer Police Department, Officer Niederhofer from the Cornell University Police Department, representatives from Cortland County Health Department, volunteers from the American Legion and Mr James Gray helped with the rodeo. Police officers provided information on safety tips, traffic law education and obstacle course. Representatives from the Cortland County Health Department fitted, and gave away helmets to participants. For the younger kids, officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office assisted with child safety car seat inspections / installations. ... See MoreSee Less

Weekend arrests:

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 6:13am -

Officers from the Homer Police Department conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on a vehicle on North West St for not displaying a registration (no plates). During the traffic stop officers determined that the 34 year old male operator from Thomasville, NC did not have a license and his operating privileges were suspended in NY and NC. The defendant was taken into custody without an incident and charged with the unclassified misdemeanor of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd degree and the infractions of Unlicensed Operator and No Distinctive Plate. The operator claimed that the license plate to the vehicle was stolen. The vehicle was towed from the stop location. The defendant was released on traffic tickets to appear in the Town of Homer Court on August 14, 2018 at 4pm.

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 11:52am -

Officers from the Homer Police Department conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on a vehicle on Cayuga St after they observed the operator was not wearing his seatbelt. During the traffic stop officers determined that the 23 year old male operator from Cortland did not have a license and his operating privileges were suspended. The defendant was taken into custody without an incident and charged with the unclassified misdemeanor of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd degree and the infractions of Unlicensed Operator and No Seatbelt Driver. The defendant was released on traffic tickets to appear in the Town of Homer Court on August 14, 2018 at 4pm.

Sunday, July 15, 2018, 12:57pm -

Officers from the Homer Police Department conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on a vehicle on South Main after they observed the driver operating the vehicle while using an electronic device. During the traffic stop officers determined that the 33 year old male operator from Truxton operating privileges were suspended. The defendant was taken into custody without an incident and charged with the unclassified misdemeanor of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd degree and the infraction of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Using an Electronic Device. The defendant was released on traffic tickets to appear in the Town of Homer Court on August 14, 2018 at 4pm.
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New York State Police
Trooper Nicholas F. Clark, 29 passed away in the line of duty on Monday July 2, 2018. This is the "End of Watch" radio transmission from the funeral service on July 8, 2018. RIP
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R;I.P. Trooper Clark. May the good lord look over your family .

REST IN PEACE TROOPER CLARK WE HAVE THE WATCH FROM HERE

Saturday, July 7, 2018, 12:03am -
Officers from the Homer Police Department conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on a vehicle on North Main St after they observed it speeding in 30mph zone on South Main St. During the traffic stop officers determined that 48 year old male operator from New York City was intoxicated. They also determined that the male did not have a license and his operating privileges were revoked. The defendant was taken into custody without an incident and transported to the police department where he refused to submit to a breath test to determine his blood-alcohol content. The defendant was charged with the class E felony of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 1st degree, the unclassified misdemeanor of Driving While Intoxicated and the infractions of Unlicensed Operator and Speeding in Zone. The defendant was arraigned before the Town of Homer Court and remanded to the Cortland County Jail on $3,000.00 cash or $6000.00 bond.

Saturday, July 7, 2018, 7:42pm –
Officers from the Homer Police Department conducted a vehicle and traffic stop on a vehicle on South West St to determine the validity of a temporary registration displayed on the vehicle. During the traffic stop officers determined that 41 year old male operator from Cortland did not have a license and his operating privileges were revoked. The defendant was taken into custody without an incident and charged with the unclassified misdemeanor of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 2nd degree and the infraction of Unlicensed Operator. Officers located hypodermic instruments in the defendant’s vehicle which resulted with him being charged with the class A misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument. The defendant was arraigned before the Town of Homer Court and remanded to the Cortland County Jail on $250.00 cash or $500 bond.
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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.