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City of Poughkeepsie Police Begin Using Body-Worn Cameras

City of Poughkeepsie uniformed police officers are now equipped with body-worn cameras, a move designed to improve the safety of both the officers and the public. The City is investing $510,120 in the equipment over the next five years. The department’s 65 body-worn cameras include docking stations for charging and
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City of Poughkeepsie Gets Federal Aid to Bolster City Police Ranks

City of Poughkeepsie officials were joined by Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney at a press conference today to outline how federal funds will bolster the city’s police ranks. The city already has taken steps to retain officers and attract them from other departments and has increased its ranks from 79 to
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ThinkDIFFERENTLY Dash – Friday, September 6th – Traffic Notice & Parking Information

Join us Friday, Sept. 6, 5-8:30pm, at 22 Market Street, Poughkeepsie as First Friday Poughkeepsie partners with Dutchess Tourism, Inc. to present the 4th Annual ThinkDIFFERENTLY Dash. Come celebrate the phenomenon First Friday PK has become through the support of the City of Poughkeepsie and its amazing people! The 4th
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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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