Police Department

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Elmira Police Department is to ensure the safety and security of the community by providing exemplary law enforcement services

The Elmira Police Department values the principles of honesty, integrity, honor, fairness, and respect in our interactions with those we serve. We are committed to achieving excellence in our services to our citizens through community-based, pro-active policing.

Police Department Features


The Elmira Police Department encourages everyone to report any type of suspicious activity or behavior by calling 271-HALT or using our webform.  Click here for more.


Use these tips from the Elmira Police Department to protect your children and recognize the danger posed by child predators. Click here for more.

The Drug Enforcement Unit is dedicated to removing drugs from our streets and neighborhoods. Get Fast Facts on the latest drugs or find help for a loved one with an addiction. Click here for more.

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, get help right away. The Victims Services Unit is here to provide you with help and support. Click here for more.

ELMTAC Threat Assessment Instrument (TAI)

If Imminent Danger Exists, Call Law Enforcement

This form is designed to assist in the investigation and management of potential target-violence.

Please click here to be directed to the Elmira Police Departments 2021 Annual Report.