Civil Division

The Civil Division’s purpose and function is to serve and execute the various legal processes issued not only by and for the several non-criminal courts of the state and its subdivisions, but also for the legal community and the general public.

Criminal Investigations

Open cases, Cold Cases & Missing Persons. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Brian Schenck at 315-253-4869 or

Road Patrol

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is the primary Law Enforcement Agency for Cayuga County with our mission to protect and service the citizens of Cayuga County coming directly from our locally elected Sheriff.

Recreational Safety

The Sheriff’s Marine Patrol operates 5 boats on the many lakes and waterways of Cayuga County. We patrol Cayuga Lake, Owasco Lake, Skaneateles Lake, the Canal System and Cross Lake as well as Lake Ontario.  We also occasionally patrol several smaller lakes within the County.