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Posted on: November 1, 2018

New Rochelle Wins Gold Award in AAA’s Annual Traffic Safety Program

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The City of New Rochelle has won a Gold Award in AAA Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program, Director of Public / Government Affairs & Traffic Safety, John Corlett announced today. AAA has long recognized communities that make o...

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Posted on: August 31, 2018

New Rochelle Police Help Launch “School’s Open - Drive Carefully”

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AAA Northeast last week launched its 73rd annual “School’s Open - Drive Carefully” program at the New Rochelle Police Department.  The program alerts drivers to be extra careful behind the wheel as children end their...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Coyote Safety Tips

Good afternoon- this is a message from the New Rochelle Police Department regarding coyotes. There has been a report of a coyote sighting in the area of Hansen Lane. Please exercise the following cautions to avoid conflict: Be mindful of children and pets...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

NRPD Launches Enforcement Blitz During Statewide Speed Awareness Week Campaign

The New Rochelle Police Department will participate in NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Speed Awareness Week (August 1-7), a week-long enforcement initiative to crack down on speeding drivers and speed-related crashes. During the S...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

New Rochelle Police Team up with Youth for Field Day/BBQ

New Rochelle’s Mentors in Blue Program hosted a Field Day/BBQ event at D’Onofrio Park on July 11, 2018, drawing over 70 participants from the New Rochelle Police Department, Youth Bureau, North Ave Outreach program, Municipal Housing Authority along with ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

City of New Rochelle Receives $2.5M NYS Grant for Pedestrian Safety

The City of New Rochelle has received $2.54 million from New York State for pedestrian signal improvements, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office announced today. The grant is part of a $62 million investment in the groundbreaking Pedestrian Safety Action Pla...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Nardozzi Place Named for P.O. Allen B. McLeod

In observance of National Police Week, the New Rochelle Police Department and the New Rochelle Police Benevolent Association held a secondary street naming ceremony of Nardozzi Place for fallen officer Allen B. McLeod on Thursday, May 17. Former New Roche...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

New Rochelle Police Department Honors Members at Memorial & Awards Ceremony

In observance of Police Memorial Week, the New Rochelle Police Department held its annual Memorial and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 15 at the Greentree Country Club. The event honored the memory of those officers who sacrificed their lives in the ser...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

City Manager Charles B. Strome, III Appoints Joseph F. Schaller as NRPD Commissioner

City Manager Charles B. Strome announced today the appointment of Joseph F. Schaller as New Rochelle Police Commissioner, and the promotion of Captain Robert Gazzola to Deputy Commissioner. The commissioners were sworn in at a ceremony at City Hall on Fri...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

NRPD makes arrests in Million Dollar Jewelry Store Burglary

During the early morning hours of April 5, 2018, members of the New Rochelle Police Department, the Westchester County District Attorney’s Investigators Office, the Bergen County, N.J. Prosecutor’s Office and the Port Chester Police De...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

NRPD 2017 Annual Report

2017 New Rochelle Police Department Annual Report Released

New Rochelle Remains a Top Safest City Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retains the lowest crime rate among similar municipalities in Westchester County and New York State, and con...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume as of April 1 for those streets and portions of streets subject to winter suspension from Jan. 1-March 31. A complete list can be found in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84  avai...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

New Rochelle Joins Drug Takeback Program

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Press Release by Westchester County Health Department

Residents throughout Westchester now can conveniently and safely dispose of their unused medications in a secure dropbox, accessible day or night in nearly every municipality.

The county’s newest dropbox...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Arrest made in Armed Robbery of Dunkin Donuts

December 20, 2017- New Rochelle Police detectives arrested Patrick Felix Menezes, a 24 year-old New Rochelle resident, and charged him with the commission of the armed robbery of the Dunkin Donuts located at 96 Main St, New Rochelle on December 19.

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