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Police and Fire

Police and Fire Departments

Police Department

The Canastota Police Department is comprised of 4 full-time and 6 part-time officers and one Police Chief. They patrol approximately 3.5 square miles of Village roads . The department has 2 marked cars for patrolling. The members of our department are dedicated law enforcement professionals who take pride in delivering the best possible police services to our community. We are proud of our efforts to provide a safe neighborhood and school environment

The Canastota Police Department is currently undergoing the process of completing the Police Reform and Reinvention Plan. For more information about the process, please contact the Village office at 315-697-7559.

Fire Department

Our Department is comprised of one company. We may have up to 90 active volunteer firefighters. The company has it’s own meeting dates and a council consisting of a president, treasurer, secretary and line officers. The council manages the Fire Company. This council is tasked with overseeing all aspects of the Company. The line officers, captains and lieutenants, which are elected by the company, are in charge of emergency incidents. The Department has three Chiefs who report to the Village Board. Every two years the position of leading Chief changes.