Niagara County Sheriff’s Office
Lockport, New York
“We have been looking forward to launching our new iPhone app ever since we heard about this product. The community and Sheriff’s Office of Niagara County, New York will benefit from this in a fantastic way. This app give us the ability to send Emergency Alerts to every user anytime their is a abducted child, missing person, man hunts and weather alerts. The app also provides access to the detention center, sex offender registry, most wanted, warrants and more. I can’t think of a better use for this technology.” Sheriff James R. Voutour
- Detention Center
View Recent bookings, search by name or sort by last name. Results show photo, name, and personal information. This provides public information to the community related to criminal activity and also acts as a deterrent. For example, if you drive drunk you will be arrested and everyone in town will know it happened.
- Victims Notification
Powered by VINE (Victims Information and Notifications Everyday), the National Notification Network. This service allows crime victims a service to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. If you are a victim, this provides you with peace of mind that you will be notified before the offender is released from jail.
Search the jail database or click ‘Release Notification’ from the detailed Inmate view. You can also check the release time and date from the detailed inmate view.
- Most Wanted
Full list of the Sheriff’s Most Wanted including photo, name, last known address, personal information and charges. View all, Search or Sort by last name.
- Crime Tips
If you are aware or witness criminal activity, please contact the Sheriff’s Office via the app or call the main switchboard.
- Emergency Alerts
Emergency Alerts provide real time access straight to your iOS device. If Push Notifications are enabled on your iOS device, you will also receive notices even when the app is not running. Alerts are highlighted in RED (for 24 hours) if there is an alert you have not viewed. This helps to ensure you are notified of all emergency situations in your county. Alerts may range from Amber Alerts, Man Hunts to Dangerous Weather. Our Alerts section will provide you with photos and detailed information about the alert along with any updates issued by the Sheriff during the event.
Along with Most Wanted, the app displays all General and Child Support Warrants when new warrants are available.
For your convenience, Attorneys and Bail Bonds are listed in the app with in-app dialing straight from the app.
News provides non-emergency news issued by the Sheriff (examples: these range from Prescription Pill take back months to Burn Bans).
- Facility Locations
Displays a map of the Sheriff’s location, address and directions. You can also save the location on your iOS device. Select the push pin on the map for the app to provide directions per location.
Provides information about the Sheriff and a full directory of departments and phones numbers with in-app dialing for your convenience.
App provided by:
“Keeping Communities Safe and Informed”
For more information about VINE, please visit www.VINELink.com.
Please send any feedback, suggestions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the Feedback section in the app.
Thank you for your support in helping to keep the community safe and informed.