Law enforcement in Westchester County

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There are currently 45 local police agencies in Westchester County, New York. As well as other county, state, and federal agencies responsible for protecting Westchester County, these agencies frequently work with one another and other agencies located in the surrounding counties and states as well as the NYPD. Current economic times has caused a few Westchester municipalities to consider consolidation of police services. The Westchester County Department of Public Safety started providing primary police services for the Town/Village of Mount Kisco in 2015.

Westchester County Department of Public Safety[edit]

Westchester County Department of Public Safety was created in 1979. The current Commissioner/Sheriff is George Longworth.[1]

The department provides primary police coverage for county parks, parkways and facilities. It also patrols the Town of Mount Kisco and supplements the New York State Police in the Town of Cortlandt. The Department is the fourth largest law enforcement agency[citation needed] in Westchester County after the New York State Police, the Department of Corrections[2] and the City of Yonkers Police.[3]

Local Police Departments[edit]

The following departments are responsible for primary law enforcement in their jurisdictions.

  • Ardsley Village PD
  • Bedford Town PD
  • Briarcliff Manor PD
  • Bronxville Village PD
  • Buchanan PD
  • Croton PD
  • Dobbs Ferry Village PD
  • Eastchester Town PD
  • Elmsford Village PD
  • Greenburgh Town PD
  • Harrison Village/Town PD
  • Hastings PD
  • Irvington Village PD
  • Larchmont Village PD
  • Lewisboro PD
  • Mamaroneck Town PD
  • Mamaroneck Village PD
  • Mount Pleasant Town PD
  • City of Mount Vernon PD
  • New Castle Town PD
  • City of New Rochelle PD
  • North Castle Town PD
  • North Salem Town PD
  • Ossining Village PD
  • City of Peekskill PD
  • Pelham Manor PD
  • Pelham Village PD
  • Pleasantville Village PD
  • Port Chester Village PD
  • Pound Ridge Town PD
  • Rye Brook PD
  • City of Rye PD
  • Scarsdale Village/Town PD
  • Sleepy Hollow Village PD
  • Somers PD
  • Tarrytown PD
  • Tuckahoe Village PD
  • City of White Plains PD
  • City of Yonkers PD
  • Yorktown Town PD
  • Westchester County PD

Other Law Enforcement Agencies in Westchester County[edit]

Defunct Law Enforcement Agencies in Westchester County[edit]

  • Ossining Town PD - The Village of Ossining Police provides police services to the unincorporated part of the Town of Ossining as well as the Village of Ossining.
  • Cortlandt Town PD - disbanded and policed by the New York State Police augmented by the Westchester County Police
  • Mount Kisco Town/Village PD - still active but no longer provides primary police service. Functions limited to court security and parking enforcement. Primary patrol and investigative services are now provided by officers of the Westchester County Police Department who are mostly former members of Mount Kisco Police Department.

See also[edit]

List of law enforcement agencies in New York