Mount Vernon Police Department (New York)

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The Mount Vernon Police Department, commonly referred to as MVPD, is a professional police organization responsible for primary jurisdictional law enforcement for the city of Mount Vernon, New York. Mount Vernon is located in Westchester County, which is located immediately north of the New York City limits, north of Bronx County. The Mount Vernon Police Headquarters are located in Mount Vernon Civic Center, with an address of 2 Roosevelt Square North, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 (914) 665-2500. The department is a New York State Accredited Agency.

The Mount Vernon Police Department is headed by Commissioner Terrance Raynor. The police chief is John Roland.[1]

The sworn members of the Mount Vernon Police Department are represented by the Mount Vernon Police Association.

The department is a member of the New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force.[citation needed]

Fallen officers[edit]

Since the establishment of the Mount Vernon Police Department, 4 officers have died in the line of duty.[2]

Officer Date of Death Details
Inspector Frank J. Mascari
Wednesday, August 11, 1948
Gunfire (Accidental)
Police Officer Frank A. Bersito
Monday, April 1, 1974
Automobile accident
Detective Bernard L. Christopher
Monday, June 24, 1974
Detective Christopher A. Ridley
Friday, January 25, 2008
Gunfire (Accidental)

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ The Officer Down Memorial Page

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