Sheriff’s Office

Reduced Hours Notice

Due to restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of an abundance of caution, all IN PERSON transactions are suspended until further notice. This includes pistol permit appointments, civil transactions, etc.

Transactions received through the mail will be processed as usual. We will advise when services are able to resume.

If you have questions, please call (585) 268-9200.

By order of the Sheriff – March 16th, 2020

Ricky L. Whitney


4884 State Route 19S
Belmont, New York  14813-9506

Phone: 585-268-9204
Fax: 585-268-9484

Kevin D. Monroe


4884 State Route 19S
Belmont, New York  14813-9506

Phone: 585-268-9204
Fax: 585-268-9484

The mission of the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office is to partner with the citizens and other stakeholders in Allegany County to provide a safe and stable environment to nurture families and business.  We will strive to maintain a professionally operated and humane jail and protect our courts and the public, while focusing on fiscal responsibility and budget management.  We will perform our duties with a commitment to the values of honesty, fairness and integrity while recognizing that we are servants of our community


Contact Administration

Sheriff Rick Whitney

Undersheriff Kevin Monroe

Christopher Ivers – Jail Administrator

Andrew Bigelow – Deputy Sheriff Lieutenant


Office Hours

Main Office Hours
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
For Information Call

Pistol Permit Hours
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
For an appointment call 585-268-9204

Any Other Time
General Information

Civil Office
Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm


Underage Drinking Tipline


The TIPLINE is anonymous, confidential and free. By calling and providing basic information (e.g., location of party, estimated number of young people attending, what is being served, if adults are present) a difference can be made, tragedy diverted and lives saved. One person, one voice is able to contribute to community change.