Serving Since 1871

Mission Statement

The Principle mission of the Wellsville Police Department is to preserve the peace and good order of the Village of Wellsville; to protect life and property; to prevent, as far as possible, violations of the law; to detect and apprehend all persons violating the laws of the United States, State of New York, and the Village of Wellsville in an impartial and fair manner protecting the Constitutional rights of all persons; to safeguard the public health and welfare; to recover stolen property; and to counsel, advise and refer all persons in need.

This department is a service oriented agency and therefore departmental members must, at all times, work in cooperation with community groups and agencies to ensure adherence to, and attainment of, the above priorities.


Timothy J. O’Grady

Chief of Police