Tip Line

The Erie County Probation Department relies on the public's help in community supervision.  If you have any information about an offender, please contact our tip line via phone or email.  Should you wish to receive a return call from a probation officer, you are welcome to leave your name and phone number however, your information will be treated as confidential.

Phone:  (716) 858-2800

Email: probation.tipline@erie.gov

The tip line voicemail and email account are checked regularly.


  • Information: (716)858-8200
  • Administration: (716)858-8205
  • Cashier: (716)858-8223
  • PINS Inquires: (716)858-8349
  • Employment Program: (716)858-8706
  • Victim Advocate: (716)858-6402
  • Tipline: (716) 858-2800

To report illegal or inappropriate behavior by someone on probation, please call (716) 858-2800 or email probationtipline@erie.gov. Your call will remain anonymous.



Phone: (716) 858-8200
Fax: (716) 858-2862

One Niagara Plaza
Buffalo, New York 14202

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