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****For Immediate Release*** May 30, 2020 An inmate of the Cattaraugus County Jail has recently tested positive for COVID-19. This individual has been completely asymptomatic (no fever, no cough, no shortness of breath or no body aches) and is doing well. He has been in isolation within the facility and has not been in direct contact with any…
Current COVID-19 status update for Cattaraugus County: 82 mandatory quarantine 14 precautionary quarantine 33 samples awaiting results 0 positive cases as of 3/19/2020; 10:20 AM Very very limited tests available in the county at this time.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning to its residents about a phone scam. The person is claiming to be a representative of National Grid.  The two area codes of reported calls are 808 or 718.  They are promising to give discounts on your National Grid bills but they are requesting personal information such as…
Little Valley, NY – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb announces job opportunities at the County Jail as a Part-Time Correction Officer. The job responsibilities include guarding and attending to the care, well-being and discipline of jail inmates. If accepted, 7 weeks of field training are required as well as successful completion of a Corrections…
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office K9 Nichols has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by Cattaraugus Little Valley School District and embroidered with the sentiment "Gifted by Cattaraugus Little Valley…
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office participates in Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention Initiative. One officer suicide is one too many. In recent years, more officers have died by suicide than were fatally shot in the line of duty. The time has come to take action to protect and serve those who protect and serve our communities. On April 30…
Join us at the 2019 Job/Internship Fair located at the JCC Olean Campus, College Center Building.  Open to the public from 9:30 am to 1 pm.    Current Vacancies: Correction Officer (part-time)      Head Nurse / Nurse Supervisor     Licensed Practical Nurse     …
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office announces that K9 Nichols received a GPS tracking collar that was generously donated by an acquaintance of the late William "Bill" Nichols' brother, Jim. The Garmin Astro 430 will help his handler Tim Pence monitor and document his moves while answering calls. The collar is designed to keep K9 Nichols safe…
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office is warning area residents of a scam that has been circulating. The Sheriff's Office said that several residents have reported receiving a letter in the mail from "DotService.com" regarding Department of Transportation (DOT) numbers. The letter informs recipients that their DOT number is past due and they…
Cattaraugus County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI St. Patrick's Day Crackdown Enforcement Effort. Impaired Driving Crackdown runs March 15th-18th , 2019 Cattaraugus County STOP DWI Coordinator Lt. Melanie Churakos announced today that Cattaraugus County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on…
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office is looking for candidates to attend this year's Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy. If you live in our county, have at least 42 college credit hours, turn 21 by June 2020 and would like to work as a deputy at the Sheriff's Office then you are exactly who we are looking for. The Academy starts in late August…
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