William J. Karn, Jr.
|For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1
LANCASTER POLICE DEPARTMENT MAKES ACCIDENT REPORTS AVAILABLE ONLINE – Effective January 2013, the Lancaster Police Department is digitizing its accident reports through a partnership with the Carfax Police Crash Assistance Program. The reports are stored electronically in a secure database and are available for purchase online at www.crashdocs.org/ny-lancasterpd. These reports can now be easily obtained online within minutes, without ever leaving your home.
Accident reports are available online or at the Police Station.
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
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.