Sheriff's Office

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General information & Complaint line (585) 243-7100

“Law enforcement must respect the people that we serve. When we all work together and keep the lines of communication open, we can achieve our
primary common goal–public safety.

As your Sheriff, I am fully committed to running this
office with fairness and to serving all of you
equally with dignity, as I have since the first
day I was sworn in as a police officer.”


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Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty
50th Sheriff of Livingston County
Sworn into office
January 1, 2014
A Sheriff’s Office for all the People
We represent the highest order of law enforcement in the County and answer directly to the people and are, therefore, subject to the highest standards of communication, fiscal responsibility, and moral codes. We are honored to uphold the values that each community member holds near and dear to their hearts. We are oriented to the community that we serve to provide the best in public safety. We believe strongly in open communication and transparency.
Our goals are:
  • To provide the best in public safety
  • To proactively fight illegal drugs
  • To maintain and increase communication with the public
  • To maintain and increase transparency without compromising investigations
  • To uphold integrity within the ranks of law enforcement
  • To spend taxpayer dollars mindfully, efficiently, and ethically
  • To utilize all available resources in a fiscally responsible manner