January 20, 2022

From captain to chief

July 15, 2021

Capt. Robert Derksen folded his Cortland County Sheriff’s Office uniform for the last time Wednesday, preparing to wear a new uniform as the police chief for the Lanesborough Police Department in Massachusetts. Derksen said good-bye […]

Interviews in 2019 campsite theft draw focus

September 2, 2020

A former lieutenant with the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday in Cortland County Court that a man accused of stealing a tractor and farm equipment in 2019 worth more than $40,000 spoke to the […]

Cortland County sheriff’s officer saves hawk

August 5, 2020

Cortland County Sheriff’s officer Greg Gallow was on patrol in Cortlandville Tuesday evening when he saw a hawk hobbling across Page Green Road in Cortlandville, according to a social media post by the department. Gallow […]

BLM to counter sheriffs’ proposals in Cortland rally

July 31, 2020

Black Lives Matter plans a rally Saturday in Cortland in response to a recent news conference in Binghamton at which sheriffs’ agencies lobbied for protections for police officers, which organization leaders found offensive in light […]

Solon votes to defy future gun laws

March 6, 2020

Solon became the first town in New York on Thursday to pass a law refusing to enforce future state gun laws. The town law, adopted unanimously at a special meeting following a public hearing, prohibits […]

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