Our Mission

The mission of the Rotterdam Police Department shall be the protection and preservation of the rights, lives and properties of all persons ….Read More

Welcome From The Chief

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Latest News


+-*June 8, 2015 The Rotterdam Police Department is investigating the theft of 5 motor vehicles occurring over the past 5 days. The first was stolen on Thursday, June 4th from a Polsin Drive address in the Highbridge section of town and located later the same day in the city of Schenectady. The remaining 4 were […]

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…