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Police Operations & Procedures During COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department would like to inform all community members with regard to Police operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The City of Poughkeepsie police department is operational and currently fully staffed. The support staff is working from home to the extent that they can so you may
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Cancelled: Careers in Law Enforcement Classes

Careers in Law Enforcement classes are suspended until further notice. Please check the website weekly and you will be advised when the classes will resume.

Traffic Advisory Issued for Downtown Poughkeepsie Area Due to Multiple Sold-Out Events: Friday 2/28/20 thru Sunday 3/1/20

The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department would like to inform the public of expected traffic delays in the Downtown Poughkeepsie area from Friday 2/28 – Sunday 3/1/20 due to multiple sold-out events at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center and other nearby venues. Motorists traveling in the area of this event may
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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.

Citizen Observer Alert Network

The Citizen Observer Alert Network allows the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department to update you instantly about crimes, emergencies and other important information. All Alerts are delivered via e-mail and are also available via text message on your cell phone.

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