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City of Poughkeepsie Release Results of Community Survey on Policing

The City of Poughkeepsie has received the results of surveys sent to randomly selected households to gauge the public’s feelings about community-police interactions. The surveys included dozens of questions, ranging from people’s perception and fear of crime to their satisfaction and encounters with police. For instance, when asked to rate
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City Will Take Part in “Operation See! Be Seen!” Campaign

The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department will once again participate in the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s “Operation See! Be Seen!” campaign, designed to raise awareness about keeping pedestrians safe across the state. During this two-week campaign, from June 14 through June 27, city police will be patrolling busy pedestrian corridors
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Traffic Advisories – June 7th & June 9th

The City of Poughkeepsie has announced two traffic advisories – one for Friday, June 7, the other for Sunday, June 9. Friday, June 7th On Friday, June 7, there will be a parade honoring the Poughkeepsie High School basketball and crew teams as New York State champions. The parade will
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