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City Police Seek Additional Information About March 11th Incidents

On Monday March 11, 2019, at approximately 4:00pm, The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department responded to the intersection of the east-bound arterial highway and Hammersley Avenue for multiple calls for a fight involving a large group of students walking home from school. The Police Department is aware of a 17-second
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Cancelled: “Careers in Law Enforcement” class of Nov. 15, 2018

The “Careers in Law Enforcement” class scheduled for November 15, 2018, at the Public Safety Building (505 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601) has been cancelled due to anticipated inclement weather.

Traffic Alert: Friday, September 7th – First Friday PK+ThinkDIFFERENTLY: Bee the Light

On Friday, September 7th, from 1:15pm to 9:00pm, motorists should expect impacts around Market Street & Main Street during the First Friday Poughkeepsie and ThinkDIFFERENTLY Dash events: 1:15PM: Market St east side lanes will close to car traffic (from Church St. to Main St.) Only one lane (westside) will be
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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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