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City BEAT-Patrol Program Update

Today Police Chief Thomas Pape announced an increase of 37% in the number of personal interactions in which City police officers rendered assistance to individuals under the BEAT patrol program.  The Behavioral Evaluation & Assistance Team (BEAT) is a joint collaboration with Dutchess County’s Department of Behavioral & Community Health. 
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Hooked on Fishing – May 5, 2018

Hooked on Fishing Sponsored by the City of Poughkeepsie Police Athletic League and the Hudson Valley Federation of Sportsman’s Clubs WHEN: Saturday, May 05, 2018 WHERE: Morgan Lake TIME: 10:00 am-2:00 pm Open to ALL kids under the age of 16 (NO adult fishing during event). All kids must be
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“Careers in Law Enforcement” Program Location Change (March 6th & March 8th)

The “Careers in Law Enforcement”  program scheduled for Tuesday, March 6th and Thursday, March 8th, will be held at Police Headquarters (62 Civic Center Plaza, Police Training Room, P1).

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Cash for Tips Hotline

(845) 451-7577

City Police will pay $250 to anyone who provides information that leads to the recovery of an illegal gun and $500 for information that leads to an arrest of a person possessing an illegal gun. All callers will remain anonymous.

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