Public Safety in Oxford New York

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For Police, Medical (life threatening or severe injuries), or Fire Emergencies: Dial 911.

Village of Oxford Police--
Chief: Rich Nolan, State Street, NY 13830.
Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911.
Business Phone: (607) 843-2333.

Village of Oxford Fire Department-
20 Main Street PO Box 570,Oxford, NY 13830-0570. Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911.
Business Phone: (607) 843-7951.
Chief: Mike Cobb
Village of Oxford Fire Department proudly protects 3200 people, in an area of 132 square miles, living in the Village and the Town of Oxford. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily rural area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status. The department consists of 49 firefighters and 23 EMS members.
Department Type: All Volunteer
Services Provided:
* Firefighting
* ALS (Advanced Life Support) Emergency Medical Service
* Vehicle Rescue (Extrication)
* Search & Rescue

Emergency Squad -
20 Main Street PO Box 570, Oxford, NY 13830-0570.
Emergency dispatch phone: 911 (for life threatening situations or severe injuries).
Captain: Mark D. Forrest

Chenango County Sheriff's Office-
14 West Park Place, Norwich, NY 13815.
Business Line: (607) 334-2000.

Chenango Memorial Hospital-
179 North Broad Street Norwich, NY 13815.
(607) 337-4111. (607) 337-4284 Fax.
Chenango Memorial was founded in 1912 and modernized in 1990 with a $7.5 million renovation plan. A 139-bed facility located in the City of Norwich, the hospital has 600 employees, making it the largest employer in the city and the fifth largest in the county.

CNY Poison Control-
(315) 476-4766 or 1-800-252-5655/ for the Central NY Regional Poison Control Center.

Chenango County Animal Control
Officer: Ann Olmstead, 674-5571. If you would like to report a cruelty or abandonment issue you can call one of the officers at the CCSPCA (607)334-9724 or, if they are unable to take on the case, your local police or State Troopers.

Oxford Town Dog Wardens
Elmer Aldrich ................................................... 843-9466
Adam Ryan ..................................................... 843-5795

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EMERGENCY INFORMATION (24 hours a day, every day)
To report natural gas odors/emergencies, 1-800-572-1121
To report electricity interruptions/emergencies, 1-800-572-1131.

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation-
State Street, Oxford, NY 13830. (607) 843-5200. Oxford field crew office temporarily closed. Call Bob Rosati- Operation Supervisor 3 in the Kirkwood office toll free- 1 800-775-2510. Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm. Call for Emergency: spills-oil tank; fuel/chemical spills; flood watch/control projects. After 4:00pm, call 1-800-457-7362. (Fax: 775-2687).
For non-emergencies, call the same DEC Kirkwood number re: hunting, fishing, trapping regulations; permits & NY State laws; wildlife issues; environmental issues such as air/water pollution; seedlings from the NYS Saratoga Tree Nursery; and educational programs and youth camps. For extensive information and related links visit their website: .
NYS DEC Headquarters--Commissioner Erin M. Crotty- Regional Office for Chenango County, call (315) 426-7400. Hours: 8:30-4:45.