Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Media outlets are instructed to send all inquiries to mcsocommunications@monroecounty.gov or contact the PIO via phone.

Public Information Officer (PIO) Deputy Brendan Hurley can be reached directly at 585-753-4840.

Communications Director Amy Young may be reached directly at 585-753-4518.

Off hours (after 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, weekends, and holidays) Media outlets are instructed to call Media Line at 585-753-2978 for information on developing/breaking news and incidents. The Watch Commander will, in turn, disseminate requested information to all local media outlets.

All other inquiries, including requests for “enterprise” stories, may be made by contacting the Communications Office at MCSOCommunications@monroecounty.gov. These requests will be answered during normal business hours.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Launches New Interactive Website

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new interactive website, in compliance with New York State Executive Order 203.  Designed in partnership with Evolution Marketing, this website gives the citizens of Monroe County, and all users, access to valuable information...

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Targeted Search of Monroe County Jail Cell Nets K2, Drug Paraphernalia; Arrest of Incarcerated Individual

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a search of incarcerated individual Brandon Davis’ cell inside the Reception Unit of the Monroe County Jail on November 17, 2023 at 7:00 a.m., after developing information that Mr. Davis may be in possession of contraband. Upon a search of the cell, unde...

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Stolen Vehicle Task Force Busts Major Organized Theft Ring with Apprehension of Multiple Suspects in a Stolen Car

On August 25, 2023 at 7:58 in the evening, deputies were notified three female larceny suspects driving a black Hyundai were in the area of W. Buffalo St. and N. Main St. in the Village of Churchville. The women, working in concert with one another, stole merchandise from an Ulta Beauty in Amherst,...

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K9 Collars Cigarette Burglar in Henrietta

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Speedway in the 4900 block of W. Henrietta Rd. in the Town of Henrietta for a burglary alarm at 3:10 in the morning on November 4, 2023. The alarm company witnessed a man on the security cameras as he stole cigarettes and placed them in a black duffl...

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MCSO Unveils Three New Police Substation Gyms in Partnership with Generous Community Donor and Monroe County Sheriff's Foundation

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is proud to unveil three new zone gyms as part of its investment in deputy and professional staff wellness. These state-of-the-art facilities, located at our police substations in Penfield, Henrietta, and Ogden, would not be possible without the generous support of...

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Fairport Man Arrested for Inappropriately Touching Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled Woman

On July 12, 2023, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was called to CDS Monarch on Pen Web Park in the Town of Penfield for the report of a suspicious condition. Deputies spoke with a CDS Monarch employee, who witnessed another employee inappropriately touch a disabled individual the day before (July...

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Drones, K9s Prove Invaluable in Apprehension of Criminals in Penfield Swamp

Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Penfield Road Wegmans in the Town of Penfield at 8:14 in the morning on October 10, 2023, for a larceny in progress. Wegmans security saw the suspect leave the store without paying for merchandise, get into a blue Nissan Rogue and leave the area. Dep...

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The Rochester Threat Advisory Committee (ROCTAC), NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Host 2nd Annual Preventing Targeted Violence

Together we can make a difference in preventing targeted violence; breaking down silos through community partnership to mitigate threats. The Rochester Threat Advisory Committee (ROCTAC), NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DSHES), and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office present...

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