Public Affairs

The Schenectady Police Department’s Public Information Officers (PIOs) are responsible for providing information to the media and the public.

THE PIO's SPECIFIC DUTIES ARE TO:

  • respond to inquiries from the media and the public
  • respond to inquiries from the media and the public
  • act as the Department’s liaisons to the media
  • inform the media of Department programs and initiatives
  • coordinate and conduct interviews and news conferences with the media
 
The Department's primary Public Information Officer is Lieutenant Mark McCracken. mmccracken@schenectadypd.com or pio@schenectadypd.com
 
FOIL REQUESTS: The PIOs do not fulfill FOIL requests for Department records. FOIL requests for Department records must be directed to the City Clerk, City Hall, 105 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY 12305 – (518)382-5199, x5300 / Fax (518) 382-0030. 
To obtain a Freedom of Information Law form visit the City of Schenectady's Law Department webpage.