December 1, 2021

Homer PD potentially moving

August 6, 2021

The town of Homer is considering moving the village police department into Town Hall basement to improve security for the building and its employees, a move that would be possible if the senior center relocates […]

Shop with a Cop brings joy to Cortland children

December 14, 2020

The shoppers’ faces at Cortlandville’s Walmart on Saturday showed a mixture of confusion and curiosity when six Cortland police officers entered the store with 10 children. No, the youngsters did not shoplift. Quite the opposite. […]

City of Cortland holds 2nd police forum

December 1, 2020

Body cameras and ways to respond to people with mental or other health issues were once again topics of conversation for the Cortland City Police Department during its second public forum Monday on police policy […]

City of Cortland holds first police forum

November 24, 2020

Cortland’s police department needs more diversity, more community policing officers and more cops walking city neighborhoods, residents said Monday during a virtual forum on reducing racial inequalities in policing. However, its crisis intervention team and […]

BLM coordinator says her family was harassed

October 22, 2020

Melissa Kiser was out running errands Saturday when her phone blew up with calls from concerned neighbors, she said Wednesday. The neighbors told her people in three trucks sporting Back the Blue and Trump flags […]

New drug causes 1 death

September 18, 2020

A rise in drug overdose calls over the last month and the confirmation of a new synthetic opioid causing one overdose death has city police officials concerned. “There’s a very dangerous substance making its way […]

New chief takes reins

April 21, 2020

DRYDEN — Josh Tagliavento has been in charge of the village police department for more than a year and a half, but last Wednesday, he became the new police chief. Tagliavento had been officer-in-charge of […]