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January 26, 2015 8:34pm Hamburg Street (Rt. 146) will be closed between the traffic circle and Knox Drive due to a property damage motor vehicle accident which caused extensive damage to a utility power pole. There were no injuries in the motor vehicle accident. National Grid is on scene to repair the damaged pole and […]


On January 22, 2015 at approximately 9:30 am, The Rotterdam Police received a call at the Price Chopper on Altamont Ave. for a female who had stolen a purse from an unlocked vehicle. A witness observed Linda E. Vacca, 67, of Schenectady enter an unlocked vehicle, take the victims purse and place it in her […]

Transfer of the Rotterdam Police Department Dispatch Center

Notice Regarding the Transfer of the Rotterdam Police Department Dispatch Center to the Schenectady County Unified Communications Center (UCC) Effective 8:00 am…

Rotterdam Police Department
101 Princetown Road
Rotterdam, NY 12306

James J. Hamilton
Chief of Police
(518) 355-7331