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PRESS RELEASE – ADVISORY

March 1, 2015 (3:45pm) Advisory- Waterlines freezing The Town of Rotterdam is advising all Town residents keep water in their homes on to a small trickle to prevent the waterlines to their homes from freezing. The Town is experiencing numerous problems with this occurring due to the deep frost.

PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

February 27, 2015 The Rotterdam Police Department received a call at approximately 5pm this evening for a male subject who passed a counterfeit $100.00 bill while paying for items at Sally’s Beauty Supply located at 1454 Altamont Ave. The caller stated the male left and got into a dark-colored Ford SUV which then drove across […]

PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

February 24, 2015 The Rotterdam Police Department has made an arrest in the purse snatching which occurred at the Rite Aid store located at the corner of Altamont Avenue and Crane St. on February 20th. Police arrested Daniel L. Larose, 40 years of age, residing at 244 Union St. Apt. 11, Schenectady, on February 23rd. […]

PRESS RELEASE

February 20, 2015 The Rotterdam Police Department is investigating a purse snatching that occurred at approximately 10am this date at the Rite Aid located at the corner of Altamont Avenue and Crane Street. The victim had just parked in the lot at Rite Aid and was approached as soon as she exited her vehicle. The […]

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…

Rotterdam Police Department
101 Princetown Road
Rotterdam, NY 12306

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