The following is a republished press release from the Center for Governmental Research  and NOT written by The Ithaca Voice. To submit community announcements directly to The Voice, email

(Ithaca, New York) Tompkins County, the City of Ithaca, and the Villages of Cayuga Heights, Dryden and Groton are evaluating the best options to provide the highest levels of law enforcement service in the future. As part of the study, a consultant team, led by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR), is interviewing key staff in each of the participating law enforcement agencies, analyzing existing data, and gathering public input through public meetings, focus groups, and surveys.

Resident input regarding Tompkins County Law Enforcement is crucial to the data gathering process. All residents are asked to take the survey before May 31st.

Please make your voice heard here:, without delay. The survey is also available in Spanish.

For more information on the study, visit

Questions related to the survey can be directed to Andre Primus at 585-642-9007 or .