Press Release

September 20, 2019

In response to increased complaints from Rotterdam residents regarding unsafe driving in our residential neighborhoods the Rotterdam Police Department will be directing patrols to enforce vehicle and traffic violation in these areas.  These complaints describe motorists who are exceeding the speed limit, disregarding stop signs, driving while using cell phones/texting, and other vehicle and traffic violations.   Our residents share the roadways with motorists to enjoy leisure activities such as bicycling and walking and deserve to be safe while in the neighborhood.  Drivers are reminded to exercise caution while driving through these areas and that observed violations will be strictly enforced by our officers.