The primary law enforcement responsibilities of the Police Bureau are the road patrol and criminal investigations. The bureau also provides support functions and specialized police activities in other areas including the county parks, at the Greater Rochester International Airport, and on area waterways.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Jail Bureau currently operates a 1,217 bed holding facility for pre-trial and sentenced incarcerated individuals. The jail staff strive to provide a safe and secure environment for all those who work in and visit the jail, and are supported by numerous community partners to facilitate incarcerated individual programming and re-entry services.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Civil Bureau is the agency of choice accredited by the New York State Sheriffs' Association for quality enforcement and service of process. The Civil Bureau is authorized by statute to act as the enforcement officer for all courts within the County of Monroe. The Bureau is made up of 9 Sworn members and 5 Civilian employees.
The Court Security Bureau, a division of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, consists of approximately 110 Deputy Sheriffs whose responsibilities range from weapons screening and maintaining courtroom decorum to providing essential public safety and law enforcement services. The deputies ensure that court environments are safe and secure for the judiciary, court support staff, and the public.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office commits to securing a safe and prosperous community and cultivating the trust and respect of all those we serve by providing exemplary law enforcement services.
Within three years, the MCSO will be “One Team” of diverse professionals empowered and collaborating internally and externally to accomplish our mission.
The Community Services Unit offers crime prevention and safety education presentations and displays to thousands of men, women, and children in Monroe County each year. Originally formed in 1947 as the Safety Education Division, the unit has grown both in manpower and scope of activities over the years.
Todd K. Baxter
PROUDLY SERVING MONROE COUNTY, NY
Welcome and thank you for visiting the official website of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), New York. As an agency, we are extremely proud of the progress and achievements we have accomplished over the years, and those yet to come. Our law enforcement accreditation success since 1992 is a testament to the commitment and hard work of our deputies and civilian staff. We will always be open to honest conversations regarding new opportunities as we strive to achieve the highest level of mutual trust and respect within our communities.
SHERIFF ZONES - NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME WATCH
Zone A - 955 S. Panorama Trl., Rochester, NY 14625 - Includes the townships of Fairport, Irondequoit, Penfield, Perinton, Pittsford, and Webster.
Zone B - 393 Calkins Rd, Rochester, NY 14623 - Includes the townships of Brighton, Henrietta, Honeoye Falls, Mendon, Rush, Scottsville, and Wheatland.
Zone C - 2330 Union Street, Spencerport, NY 14559 - Includes the townships of Brockport, Chili, Churchville, Clarkson, Gates, Greece, Hamlin, Hilton, Ogden, Parma, Riga, Spencerport, and Sweden.