Police Department

Jerry L. Wright

Police Chief

Village of Cayuga Heights Police Department
836 Hanshaw Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information:
Phone: (607) 257-1011
Fax: (607) 257-3474



For non-emergencies call (607) 257-1011

The Village Police Department (257-1011) is located in Marcham Hall, 836 Hanshaw Road. Village Police Officers are on patrol 24 hours every day. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. An automated phone system will connect you to the Central Dispatch Center to ensure 24-hour communications with our Police Officers.

General Information


The Police would like to remind everyone that according to Village Ordinance there is NO OVERNIGHT PARKING (from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.) year round on Village streets.

 Parking Violations Fee Schedule

Peddlers and Solicitors

Peddlers and Solicitors must be licensed. Please call Village Police if a solicitor shows no license or you have reason to be suspicious.

Pharmaceutical Drop Box

Unwanted medications may be dropped in the Village Police Department drop box during office hours Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sharps are not collected at the Village but locations and additional information may be found in the links below.

 FAQ for Safe Medication Disposal

 Additional Locations for Safe Medication Disposal

 FAQ for Sharp Disposal

 Locations for Sharp Disposal

Handicapped Permit

Need a handicapped permit? Please visit the Police Clerk or call 607-257-1011 for more information.

Property Checks

Request to have the Cayuga Heights Police to check on your home while you are away. Click here for the form.

House Alarm

Attention homeowners! A new ordinance in 2013 has been passed requiring all new or existing buildings with alarms to register a lockbox with Knox Box. Click here to learn more or call 607-257-1011.

Dog License

Dog Control Law enforced by the Police Dept.  Dog licenses may be obtained at the Town of Ithaca office.  As a reminder, Village Ordinance requires you to clean up after your dog.

Police Department Annual Reports

 Cayuga Heights Police Department 2014 Annual Report

 Cayuga Heights Police Department 2013 Annual Report

 Cayuga Heights Police Department 2012 Annual Report

Looking for something? If you would like to request any governmental records please submit a FOIL Form to the Clerks Office.


Leaving Home for the Holidays? Remember to lock you doors, set alarms, and don't leave valuables in open view More>>

As a reminder, keep all doors and windows locked and secure any valuables in your home. If you have had unknown subjects come to your door please contact the Cayuga Heights Police Department at 607-257-1011 / Fax 257-3474.

There are currently no registered sex offenders living in the Village of Cayuga Heights. The following link is provided for your convenience.

New York State Public Registry of Sex Offenders