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Posted on: August 14, 2022

Speed Awareness Week Begins August 14

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the New Rochelle Police Department are teaming up to keep drivers and passengers safe, raising awareness of the risks of speeding and reminding them to obey...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

NRPD Announce Launch of the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT)

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The New Rochelle Police Department is proud to announce the launching of the Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT).  The MCRT is comprised of mental health professionals from the Guidance Center of New Rochelle, who will respond along with, and in s...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

“Cone with a Cop” Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

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The New Rochelle Police Department is making summer a little bit cooler. In July and August, the P.A.C.T. (Police And Community Together) Unit will be escorting a Mister Softee ice cream truck to different neighborhoods throughout the City, offering free ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

NRPD Invites the Community to National Night Out at Police Headquarters, Tuesday August 2

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In celebration of National Night Out, the New Rochelle Police Department welcomes the community to their headquarters on Tuesday, August 2 from 5pm-8pm. The event will feature an evening of fun at NRPD headquarters including equipment and K-9 dem...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

NRPD Voluntary Firearms Surrender Initiative and Gun Safety Program

Continuing their efforts in enhancing public welfare, the New Rochelle Police Department has created two firearms safety initiatives for residents: a voluntary firearms surrender and a gun safety program. 

 Unwanted firearms and ammunitio...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Community Youth Fishing Trips

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The New Rochelle Police Department (P.A.C.T.) and the New Rochelle Police Foundation announce dates for their annual Community Youth Fishing Program for boys and girls ages 10-15. The following trips are scheduled on Wednesdays: July 6, 13, and 27.&nb...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

See! Be Seen!

See! Be Seen! Pedestrian safety poster

The New Rochelle Police Department is participating in the Governors Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Pedestrian Safety Action Plan, a two-week education and enforcement period targeting the critical issue of pedestrian crashes. The initiative, wh...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Click it or Ticket Campaign May 23-June 5

Seat belts have been proven to be one of the best ways to save your life in a crash. Yet, many still don't buckle up. Worse still, not wearing a seat belt is a habit that will pass on to impressionable youth who, in turn, will think it is safe to...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

New Rochelle Police Department Holds Annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to the New Rochelle Police officers who lost the...

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Posted on: May 15, 2022

NRPD Observes May 15-21 as National Police Memorial Week

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From New Rochelle Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola:

“In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week....[to] honor those that have paid...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

NRPD Enhances PACT Unit with Community Engagement Officers

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In order to continue to build trust and foster better communication with the neighborhoods they serve, the New Rochelle Police Department now has two Community Engagement Officers (CEO). These officers will partner with residents, businesses and community...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Annual Mentors in Blue Forum - March 22

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The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites community members to join for their annual Mentors in Blue Forum. This forum will be held on March 22 in New Rochelle City Hall, starting promptly at 4 pm. The purpose of the forum is to foster positive relat...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

Beware of Porch Pirates

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Holiday package theft is a common and annoying occurrence.  The New Rochelle Police Department would like to help you prevent “Porch Pirates” from ruining your holidays. 

Here are some tips: 

  • Schedule a delivery on a day that you ...
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Posted on: November 1, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Promotional Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on October 28th at Police Headquarters. Three members were promoted, including one Detective Sergeant, one Sergeant and one Detective. Family and friends were also in a...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Launches Body-Worn Camera Program

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The New Rochelle Police Department has begun roll-out of body-worn cameras (BWC’s) this month, with more than 80 officers now trained and equipped. Body-worn cameras will be deployed by all New Rochelle Police Officers, Detectives, and Superviso...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Adds New Harbor Unit Boat

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The New Rochelle Police Department Harbor Unit has acquired a new 33-foot SAFE (Secure All-around Flotation Equipped) patrol boat, upgrading its capacity for marine operations on the Long Island Sound. This SAFE Boat will allow the Harbor Unit to patrol S...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

NRPD Officers Receive Westchester County Honors Awards

Today Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola had the privilege of presenting the Westchester County Police Honors Award -  Category ll, 2nd Place  to members of the New Rochelle Police Department for their work in the investigation ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Annual Medal Day Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held their Memorial & Awards Ceremony at 9:00 am on Wednesday, October 6 at the Greentree Country Club. City officials, law enforcement officials, and families gathered to pay tribute to NRPD officers who lost their ...

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