Police Contact Info

William Gummo
Chief of Police

house Police Department
 525 Pavement Road
        Lancaster, NY 14086

phone 716-683-2800 (Main Dispatch)
fax 716-681-2352


Detective Bureau

phone 716-683-3120
fax 716-681-6779


For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

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The Lancaster Police Department maintains a contact list for businesses in our jurisdiction. This allows us to quickly reach business owners or their designated key holders in the event of an emergency. If you have a business located in the Town of Lancaster, please click on the link below and fill out all of the information requested. At the bottom of the form under “remarks” please include any other pertinent information that you feel will assist us in an emergency response to your business.

In order to maintain a current listing of contacts please send us your updated information whenever there is a change.

Police FAQ's

Accident reports are available at the Police Station and online (Accident Police Report Request)

Be sure to sign the form and provide ID. The form may be submitted by fax to: (716) 681-2352, emailed to: Records@police.lancasterny.gov or mailed to:  Lancaster Police Department

Records Office
525 Pavement Road
Lancaster, NY 14086

Come in person to the Police Station and fill out a Freedom Of Information Law request (FOIL). Bring with you a government issued ID, and if appropriate, a Business Card showing the Business name on the report. The Records Clerk will respond within 5 days indicating if the request was denied or if the report is ready to be picked up.

The Police station is open 24 hrs a day. If you have an emergency please dial 911. For non-emergencies dial (716) 683-2800. Administration, Records Clerk and other staff are generally available Monday through Friday 8 AM until 4 PM.

The Police Station is located at the 525 Pavement Rd, Lancaster, NY 14086. We are approximately

4 miles east of Transit Rd between Walden Ave and Genesee St.

SRO stands for School Resource Officer.

The Police Station does not collect fines for parking tickets. Parking tickets are payable at the Court in the Jurisdiction where you received the ticket. Detailed instructions are on the back of the parking tickets.

Lancaster Town Court is located next to the Police Station:

525 Pavement Road
Lancaster, NY 14086
Phone: (716) 683-1814

Lancaster Village Court is located on the second floor of the Village Municipal Building

5423 Broadway
Lancaster, NY 14086
Phone: (716) 683-6780

911 is an emergency line. The non-emergency number for the Police Department is (716) 683-2800.

Information is available through the Detective Bureau regarding registered sex offenders residing in the Village of Lancaster or the Town of Lancaster outside of the Village of Depew.

For further information on Sex Offenders please refer to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Website.


The winter overnight parking ban is in effect November 15th through March 15th. Parking on all Town roads is prohibited from 1:00 AM until 7:00 AM. Parking on all Village streets is prohibited from 2:00 AM until 7:00 AM. Please help our plow drivers to keep the streets clear.