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PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

April 17, 2015 The Rotterdam Police Department has arrested Gregory J. Lavallo, age 25, of 32 Evelyn Avenue, Amsterdam, NY following a 3 month long investigation. Lavallo is accused of entering the Cold Spring Food and Fuel convenience store located at 2415 Hamburg Street on January 19th 2015, at 7:45pm, brandishing a black handgun and […]

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On, April 16, 2015, the Rotterdam Police Department will partner with the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee and other Law Enforcement Agencies to promote Operation Safe Stop Education and Enforcement. During “Safe Stop”, Rotterdam Officer’s will be assigned to both marked and unmarked patrol units that will monitor selected Mohonasen and Schalmont bus routes that have […]

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April 5, 2015 At 12:11am, Rotterdam Police received a 911 call from a resident of 27 Keator Dr, stating that subjects had attempted to force entry into the home, and were now in an unattached garage adjacent to the home. Rotterdam Police officers arrived and found the suspects still inside the unattached garage. One subject, […]

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March 29, 2015 The Rotterdam Police Department is investigating several debit/credit card breaches which occurred at the Colonial Car Wash located at 1530 Altamont Ave beginning in early March. Officers became aware that there may be several victims after being contacted by bank managers from M&T Bank, First Niagra Bank and Price Chopper Federal Credit […]

PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

March 27, 2015 Rotterdam officers responded to a 911 call at 3pm today, at the Wal-Mart on Altamont Avenue for a 23 year old female who had just been assaulted by her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend. The caller stated that the suspect, Kylee F. Betters, age 21, of 626 Lansing Street, Schenectady, confronted her while she and […]

Child Safety Seat Inspections

Child Safety Seat Inspections

The Rotterdam Police Department is now a Certified Car Seat Fitting Station and offers free safety inspections. The Rotterdam Police Department conducts  child safety seat inspections by appointment only. In addition to our certified car seat fitting station, please visit the New York State Traffic Safety Committee web site at www.safeny.com for a listing of […]

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…