Message From The Chief



Reminder for overnight parking
regulations -

November 1 April 30 No overnight parking on Village Streets

Overnight parking available in South St. Village Lot between overnight parking signs

About Us -

The Dryden Police Department is the ONLY municipal law enforcement agency in Tompkins County to be Accredited by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services and the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Council.

James F. Zimmer
Dryden Mayor

Margaret E. Ryan
Chief of Police



Mission Statement


 We, the members of the Dryden Police Department, are dedicated to protect life and property, to work with our citizens to reduce crime, disorder and the fear of crime. Through community oriented and problem oriented policing we will provide personalized police services with respect for human dignity according to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and accountability


Vision Statement


To be a leader in the law enforcement profession through a commitment to quality performance and continuous improvement as we strive for excellence in the delivery of public safety services. To improve the quality of life and reduce crime and disorder through a Police-Community partnership


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Dryden Police Department

16 South Street - Post Office Box 820 - Dryden, New York 13053



Non-Emergency 607-844-8118

Administrative Calls 607 844-8119

Fax 607-844-8120


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