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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.

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR HOMER POLICE DEPARTMENT SERVICE AWARD WINNERS OF  2019!

Homer Police Department Service Awards 2019


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Homer Police Department Updates

On Saturday, February 17, 2019, officers from the Homer Police Department arrested two individuals for operating motor vehicles with suspended licenses during two separate traffic stops.

The first traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:14pm, when officers observed a 37 year old female from Cortland, NY operating a vehicle on South-West St with an inadequate taillights. During the traffic stop officer’s determined that her operating privileges were suspended. She was issued traffic tickets directing her to appear in the Town of Homer Court on March 12, 2019 at 4pm to answer the charges of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree and Inadequate Headlights.

The second traffic stop occurred at approximately 10:34pm, when officers observed a 71 year old male from Locke, NY operating a motor vehicle on Cayuga St with an inadequate taillights. Officers also observed when the male turn onto South-West St he failed to signal the turn. During the traffic stop officer’s determined that the male’s operating privileges were suspended. He was issued traffic tickets directing him to appear in the Town of Homer Court on March 12, 2019 at 4pm to answer the charges of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, Inadequate Taillights and Failing to Signal a Turn.
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On Saturday, February 17, 2019, officers from the Homer Police Department arrested two individuals for operating motor vehicles with suspended licenses during two separate traffic stops.  

The first traffic stop occurred at approximately 8:14pm, when officers observed a 37 year old female from Cortland, NY operating a vehicle on South-West St with an inadequate taillights. During the traffic stop officer’s determined that her operating privileges were suspended. She was issued traffic tickets directing her to appear in the Town of Homer Court on March 12, 2019 at 4pm to answer the charges of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree and Inadequate Headlights.

The second traffic stop occurred at approximately 10:34pm, when officers observed a 71 year old male from Locke, NY operating a motor vehicle on Cayuga St with an inadequate taillights. Officers also observed when the male turn onto South-West St he failed to signal the turn. During the traffic stop officer’s determined that the male’s operating privileges were suspended. He was issued traffic tickets directing him to appear in the Town of Homer Court on March 12, 2019 at 4pm to answer the charges of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, Inadequate Taillights and Failing to Signal a Turn.

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The Homer Police Department held its annual award ceremony at the Homer Town Court on Wenesday February 13th, 2019. Services provided during the 2018 year were recognized by Chief Pitman.The Homer Police Department held its annual award ceremony at the Homer Town Court on Wenesday February 13th, 2019. Services provided during the 2018 year were recognized by Chief Pitman. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Congrats!

👏🤗🎈

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Sheriff Helms, CPO Tim Jones, Officer Chris Parrow and Chief Pitman ... See MoreSee Less

Sheriff Helms, CPO Tim Jones, Officer Chris Parrow and Chief Pitman

 

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Congrats!

Congratulations to all

Great job guys! Congratulations!

Great job Chris.

The best..congrats

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Cortland County Sheriff Mark E. Helms has issued a travel advisory for Cortland County until 8 am on Wednesday, warning that hazardous weather, which includes a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain will make travel difficult.

The advisory, however does not restrict travel.
It is recommended no unnecessary travel, but if you do need to travel, please use caution.
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Cortland County Sheriff Mark E. Helms has issued a travel advisory for Cortland County until 8 am on Wednesday, warning that hazardous weather, which includes a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain will make travel difficult.
 
The advisory, however does not restrict travel.
 It is recommended no unnecessary travel, but if you do need to travel, please use caution.Image attachment

 

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Still have classes

Chastity Mydlenski

Carolyn Tracy Nowalk

I would like to thank everyone for the birthday wishes on turning 50. A special thanks to my officers and staff for the post. Thanks again! ~Bob Pitman

Sign decoration credit to Kim Natoli
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Oh.... and the sneak attack by Officer Kim Natoli.

Happy Birthday Chief!!

Happy Birthday Chief!!!

Happy birthday Chief!!

Hey Chief....

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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.