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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Ashmore Ave / Central Pkwy Auto-Pedestrian Auto Accident

At approximately 1642 hrs, officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of Ashmore Ave and Central Pkwy for a report of an auto pedestrian motor vehicle accident.

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Stolen Dirt Bikes

At approximately 08:41 a.m. a representative from Holmes and Kuglers contacted the Schenectady Police Department in regards to a burglary that occurred during the overnight hours on June 12, 2019.

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Sunmark Robbery

On Thursday, May 23, 2019 at around 11:17 a.m. the Schenectady Police Department received a report of a robbery that had just occurred at the Sunmark Federal Credit Union located at 1616 Broadway in the City of Schenectady.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Annual Awards Ceremony

The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media as well as the public to attend this year’s Schenectady Police Department’s Annual Award Ceremony.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Schenectady Police Traffic Safety

The Schenectady Police Department in collaboration with the

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Arrest of Schenectady Officer

In the early morning hours of April 18, 2019 the Schenectady Police Department was contacted by Utica Police Department

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Emmett Street Shots Fired (Update)

In regards to the shots fired incident that occurred at 931 Emmett St

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Emmett St Shooting

At approximately 10:19 this morning officers were dispatched to the 900 Block of Emmett St for a report of shots fired.

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Oak Street Bridge Dog Death Investigation

On the morning of March 8th 2019 the Schenectady Police Department responded to the report of a deceased dog found near the train tracks in the vicinity of the Oak Street Bridge

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

New York State Humane Association $1,000 Reward

The New York State Humane Association, headquartered in Kingston, NY is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction

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Posted on: March 10, 2019

Victory Ave Shooting

At approximately 16:46 pm on the above listed date a call was received by Schenectady Police Dispatch for a report of Shots fired. Officers arrived on scene in the area of Victory Ave/Grove St

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Mohawk River Weather Advisory

The water level in the Mohawk River has gone down, but the potential for flooding in the Stockade neighborhood still exists.

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Weather Advisory

The City of Schenectady would like to alert the residents in the Stockade neighborhood of possible flooding in the Mohawk River.

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Retirement of Detective Jeremy Pace

The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Jeremy Pace

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Posted on: January 20, 2019

Snow Storm Update

A message from the Schenectady Police Department and Mayor McCarthy.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Priority Streets in the City of Schenectady

Due to the upcoming winter storm the Schenectady Police Department would like to remind the city residents and visitors of the Priority Streets in the city.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Missing Person

The Schenectady Police Department’s Youth Aid Bureau is requesting the public’s assistance in regards to a missing juvenile female.

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Schenectady High School Auto/Pedestrian Accident

At approximately 12:03 P.M., officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to Schenectady High School for a report of an auto-pedestrian motor vehicle accident.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Arrest made in McClellan St Stabbing

At approximately 8:57 a.m. on Sunday January 13th, 2019, the Schenectady County Unified Communications Center received a 911 call from inside 427 McClellan St.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Schenectady Police Department’s K9 Ramo & Flynn to get donation of body armor

Schenectady Police Department’s K9 Ramo & Flynn will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

MAYOR TO INTRODUCE AND SWEAR-IN EIGHT (8) NEW POLICE RECRUITS

Mayor Gary R. McCarthy is pleased to announce the hiring of eight (8) new Police Recruits. He will introduce them at the swearing-in ceremony today, January 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Zone 5 Law Enforcement Training Academy......

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Hampton Inn Robbery

On January 10, 2019, at approximately 1:33 p.m, Officers from the Schenectady Police Department responded to the Hampton Inn located at 450 State St for a robbery.

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

8 N Church St Incident

At approximately 2:03 p.m. on December 28, 2018, a call was placed to the Schenectady County Unified Communication Center in which a male stated that there were multiple explosive devices inside 8 N Church St (1st Reformed Church).

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Santa Drop-Offs

On Saturday December 22, 2018 Officers from the Schenectady Police Department, William Rivas, from #SaveOURStreets, and local volunteers will be dropping off Christmas presents to families and children within the city of Schenectady.

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Schenectady Police Chief Graduates from FBI National Academy

Police Chief Eric S. Clifford graduated from the FBI’s National Academy (FBINA) on December 14, 2018

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Random Santa Drop-Offs

On Saturday December 22, 2018 William Rivas, from #SaveOURStreets and officers from the Schenectady Police Department will be dropping off Christmas presents to families and children within the city of Schenectady.

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Handgun Arrest

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at approximately 1152 hrs, officers from the Schenectady Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the area of 1031 Crane St.

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Fraud Alert

The Schenectady Police Department is informing the public about a consumer scam where aggressive telephone calls are being made by scammers identifying themselves as Schenectady Police Officers.

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Posted on: November 10, 2018

Stockade-athon Road Closure / Traffic Delays

The Schenectady Police Department would like to advise motorists of road closures/traffic delays due to the annual Stockade-athon road race Sunday, November 11, 2018.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

8th Avenue Gun Arrest

On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 detectives from the Schenectady Police Department were in the area of 8th Avenue and observed a male with a handgun in his waistband.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Vehicle Larcenies

The Schenectady Police Department is asking residents to ensure their vehicles are locked when parked, especially in the overnight hours.

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Posted on: October 27, 2018

State St / Elder St Shooting

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 at approximately 0450 hrs, Officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of State Street and Elder Street for a disturbance.

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Posted on: October 27, 2018

Albany St / Brandywine Ave auto-pedestrian.

At approximately 0226 hrs, officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of Albany St and Brandywine Ave for a report of an auto pedestrian motor vehicle accident.

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Retirement of Detective Edward Ritz

The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Edward Ritz

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Statement in regards to Grand Jury findings and Attorney General’s report

Today the Attorney General’s Office released the result of the grand jury case

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Statement from Chief Eric S. Clifford

Statement from Chief Eric S. Clifford in regards to the lawsuit and settlement involving Ms. Cottone:

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Auto / ATV Accident

At approximately 12:45 p.m. officers from the Schenectady Police Department were dispatched to the area of 201 Nott Terrace for a report of a personal injury auto accident involving a car and an ATV (dirt bike).

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Retirement of Detective Lieutenant Edward Barbagelata

The Schenectady Police Department would like to invite all members of the media to attend a “walk-out” retirement ceremony for Detective Lieutenant Edward Barbagelata at 1pm

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Reckless Endangerment Arrest/Looking for information

Schenectady PD is looking for the public's assistance.
The Schenectady Police Department’s Detectives division has made an arrest in regards to the Eastern Ave Price Chopper incident involving a Dirt Bike.

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Search Warrant Arrest

On Thursday September 13, 2018 Detectives from the Schenectady Police Department’s Special Investigative Unit (SIU) executed a search warrant at 238 Division St.

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Officer Involved Shooting

The Schenectady Police Department is continuing its investigation into this afternoon’s “Officer Involved Shooting” at Sunset St and First Ave.

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Arrest of Gonzalez, Rafael E

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The Schenectady Police Department has filed additional charges against Rafael E. Gonzalez, the individual arrested following the standoff at 69 James St yesterday.

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Off-duty Officer Saves Life

An off-duty Schenectady Police Officer performed life saving aid to a woman who was suffering from an apparent heroin overdose this morning

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Shooting Turner Ave ( Third Arrest Made)

The Schenectady Police Department has made a third arrest in regards to the shooting call on Turner Ave.

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Posted on: May 8, 2016

Shooting on Turner Ave (Arrests Made)

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The Schenectady Police Department has made an arrest in connection with this morning’s shooting on Turner Ave.

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Shooting at Turner Ave

The Schenectady Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that took place at approximately 4:35 am, this date, on Turner Ave between Fifteenth and Sixteenth St.

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Homicide at 410 Paige St

The Schenectady Police Department is currently investigating a homicide. At approximately 10:35 pm, 6 May 2016, a male was transported via a private vehicle to Ellis ER, 1101Nott St, with apparent gunshot wounds to his torso.

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Prescription Drug Disposal Day

The Schenectady Police Department will be participating in the annual “Prescription Drug Disposal Day” on Saturday, April 30, 216.

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Posted on: April 24, 2016

Shooting at Elm and Becker

The Schenectady Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at 5 pm, today’s date, at Elm and Becker St.

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