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103 Corporate Drive, Owego, New York 13827 (607) 687-1010  Google Directions Directions

Road Patrol Division                        Phone: (607) 687-1010


The Tioga County Road Patrol Division is the primary Law Enforcement Agency for Tioga County.  The Road Patrol Division is responsible for performing traditional police work throughout the county.   The Division is staffed by (27) members; (1) Lieutenant, (5) Sergeants and (21) Deputies.  These men and women are hired in accordance with NYS Civil Service law requirements.  These requirements consist of a written examination, physical agility testing, physiological testing and medical and drug screenings.   Newly hired Deputies then attend the M.P.T.C.  Basic Police Training Academy for (6) months to become NYS certified Police Officers.  Deputies then are required to successfully complete six to eight weeks of on the job training conducted at the Sheriff’s Office.   Upon successful completion of both phases of training Deputies are then assigned to Road Patrol duties with in Tioga County.   

Tioga County Sheriff’s Road Patrol Division operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, covering 524 square miles and patrolling 1,089 miles of highway.   They serve and protect more than 52,000 citizens of the (9) townships and (6) villages that comprise Tioga County. 

Patrols routinely perform:
• Highway Patrol and Traffic Enforcement
• Citizen Complaints
• Criminal Investigation and apprehension
• Crime prevention
• Summons service
• Jail Prisoner Transports

Deputies perform a variety of lectures and demonstrations to the public, such as:
• Meth and Heroin awareness
• Child Seat Installation and Safety
• Participation in Government
• Senior Citizen Safety

Road Patrol Deputies provide security at a number of different events throughout Tioga County, such as the Tioga County Fair, Apalachin Fireman Field Days and concerts at Tioga Downs.  The division currently maintains accreditation through the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council.

     Randy Kipling   
Lieutenant