The Sheriff’s Office Administration has several components, including the offices of the Sheriff and the Undersheriff. It also includes the Sheriff's Confidential Secretary/Civil Supervisor - (585) 590-4137.
The business office consists of a Civil Clerk (1), Clerical & Main Desk Receptionist (1), Fiscal Management, and Incident & Criminal/Arrest Records Maintenance. Also under the umbrella of Administration is Personnel & Payroll Records, Sex Offender Management, Evidence & Property Control, Alternatives to Incarceration Program, Animal Control & the County Animal Shelter, and County Court/Grand Jury Attendants.
An integral component of Administration is the Civil Division, which is responsible for the processing of a wide variety of Court Orders, Income & Property Executions, Summons' & Subpoenas, Orders of Protection, Notices & Warrants of Eviction, and other civil actions. Hundreds of civil papers are processed through the Sheriff's Office annually. The process is usually completed by personal service upon respondent(s) by road patrol deputies. Civil Process Service is the responsibility of the Sheriff's Office throughout the entire county and is constitutionally mandated by the State of New York. Each year, Civil Process Service generates thousands of dollars in revenue for the county.
For Civil Division Fee Scale Information - contact (585) 590-4139 or (585) 590-4142
The civilian employees who are assigned to Administration provide invaluable support services to the Sheriff's Office.
Release of Evidence/Property
Evidence seized in a criminal matter must be held until the case is disposed of in court. Firearms or other weapons used in the commission of a crime will ultimately be destroyed. Property seized or surrendered incidental to a court order must be held until the order is vacated & the court authorizes it's release. Property, regardless of it's nature, will only be released during business hours (Monday thru Friday - 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.) and By Appointment Only. To make arrangements for release of property, call (585) 590-4142.
Criminal History Record Review
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services provides individuals with the opportunity to obtain and review their own criminal history record for the purpose of challenging the accuracy and completeness of that record.
Individuals may also request a copy of their own criminal history for personal use. If no record exists, a statement to that effect will be provided. To obtain a copy of your own criminal history record - contact:
Record Review Unit
NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services
80 South Swan Street
Albany, New York 12210