Police Department

Tory L. DeCaire - Police Chief

John O'C. Conway Municipal Building
169 West Second Street
Oswego, NY 13126


Phone: (315) 342 - 8120
Fax: (315) 342 - 8200
Emergency Phone Numbers: 911
Hours: 24 Hours a day/seven days a week (walk-in or telephone)

   


DRUG/CRIMINAL ACTIVITY TIP LINE- 315 342-8131

To report illegal drug or criminal activity in the City of Oswego call the above number, or email the information to: crimewatch@oswegony.org.Those wishing to remain anonymous may do so.


Responsibilities:
The Oswego Police Department pledges to protect, serve, educate, and enhance the quality of life for the citizens of our city by providing the highest level of professional police service. We will fulfill our mission in partnership with the community we serve while respecting the rights and diversity of all people. We shall always adhere to our core values of integrity, dedication, and accountability to the people we serve.

Description:
The Oswego City Police Department has a budgeted staffing of 51 full-time sworn officers that serve the citizens of Oswego on a 24-hour basis. With the recent trend toward Community Oriented Policing, the Oswego City Police Department has open access to the public on a twenty-four hour basis. As you walk in to the police station you will be personally greeted by a police officer, who is there to assist you any way possible. In addition to standard emergency vehicle patrols, we offer foot/beat patrols, bicycle patrols, and ATV patrols to "protect and serve" the community. The effectiveness of our department is enhanced through the efforts of highly trained and motivated police officers, who strive to make the City of Oswego a better place to live.

New York State Sex Offender Registry

New York state Department of Criminal Justice Services is the state agency responsible for maintaining New York's Sex Offender Registry, which provides New Yorkers information about sex offenders living in their communities.

Online Services:

Related Departments:

  • Oswego Traffic Department (315) 342-8132 - handles parking tickets issued by city police officers and the city parking attendant.
  • Oswego City Court (315) 343 - 0415 - handles traffic summons' and local criminal court cases.
   

 

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