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City Police Give Detailed Updates to Common Council

On Monday, April 29, City of Poughkeepsie police officials gave detailed insights into their work, including new initiatives involving community policing and having a school resource officer in the city school district. Department officials made this presentation before the Common Council. They also unveiled new feedback forms that can be
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City of Poughkeepsie Unveils Police Initiatives, Including New School Resource Officer & Online Reporting Forms

The City of Poughkeepsie is firmly committed to public safety, as demonstrated by recently released statistics showing most categories of violent crimes have dropped dramatically over the last decade and by the city’s hiring of new officers, bringing the police department back to full strength for the first time in
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Traffic Advisory – April 16th & April 17th

On Tuesday and Wednesday (April 16th &17th), from roughly 8am until 6pm, HBO will be filming in the area of Mt. Carmel Pl., Delafield St., Hoffman St., Bain Ave., Washington St., and Verazzano Blvd. Parking is restricted in those areas.  Temporary “No Parking” signs have been placed with the appropriate
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