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Posted on: July 23, 2021

July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month

The month of July marks National Vehicle Theft Prevention Month in the United States.  The New Rochelle Police Department joins the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) and corporate partners located throughout the world ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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The New Rochelle Police Department held a promotions ceremony on Thursday, July 22 at New Rochelle City Hall. Newly appointed Commissioner Robert Gazzola and Deputy Commissioner Cosmo Costa were joined by Mayor Noam Bramson, City Manager Chuck Strome, sta...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

NRPD Launches “NRPDHireMe” Recruitment Campaign

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The New Rochelle Police Exam is being offered on September 18th, and recruitment has taken a new twist. A new campaign, “NRPDHireMe”, inspires applicants to think about their motivation for taking the test.  

“It’s a new take on traditional recrui...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Police Commissioner, Deputy Sworn In

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Mayor Noam Bramson issued the oath of office today to incoming Police Commissioner Robert Gazzola and Deputy Commissioner Cosmo Costa. Gazzola was appointed to be Commissioner by City Manager Charles Strome following the retirement last month of Police Co...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Apply Now to take the New Rochelle Police Officer Exam

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Interested in becoming a New Rochelle police officer? Apply to take the test! Applications are now being accepted for the Police Officer exam to be held on Saturday, September 18. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, August 12 at 4:00 PM.

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Walk-out ceremony: Police Commissioner Joesph F. Schaller

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The New Rochelle Police Department held a Walk Out ceremony for retiring Commissioner Joseph F. Schaller on Tuesday, June 28.

“We were fortunate to have had such a dedicated professional as Joe Schaller in our police department for so many years,...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

NRPD 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 youth ages 10-15. The following trips are scheduled on Wednesdays: July 7, 21, 28, and August 4.&n...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Community-Police Partnership Board Nominations Proposed to City Council

In March, the New Rochelle City Council adopted a Policing Reform and Collaborative Plan, intended to enhance the quality, transparency and fairness of law enforcement practices in New Rochelle, while also providing our Police Department with the support ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Participates in GTSC Pedestrian Safety Action Plan

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: June 4, 2021

The New Rochelle Police Officer Exam Coming Soon

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The New Rochelle Police Officer exam will be held on September 18th. Additional application information and deadlines will be coming soon. 

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

NRPD welcomes eight Police Academy graduates

Earlier this week, Commissioner Joseph Schaller, Deputy Commissioner Robert Gazzola and the New Rochelle Police Department staff welcomed the newest Westchester Police Academy graduates: Christopher M. Buonanno, Jared M. Gramble, Zaquawn T. Griset, Annett...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

NRPD "Books & Badges" book giveaway

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On Saturday, May 22, 2021, members of the PACT Unit and Mount Vernon Police Department Det.’s Jones and Clarke, held a drive-thru “Books and Badges” event in front of City Hall. Over 200 books were distributed to Children 6-1...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Commissioner Joseph Schaller to retire; Deputy Commissioner Robert Gazzola to become Commissioner

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City Manager Charles B. Strome announced today the retirement of Police Commissioner Joseph F. Schaller, effective June 30, 2021; and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Robert Gazzola to Commissioner on July 1.

 

“We were fortunate to have had ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Iona Students Participate in Citizens Police Academy

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Criminal Justice students from Iona College took part in New Rochelle Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy. This 6-week program was geared to help students understand the policies, activities, and structure of the Department.  The Departmen...

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Posted on: May 8, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Recognizes National Police Week

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Statements from the New Rochelle Police Department on National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day. While annual events and ceremonies nationally and locally are postponed until October, NRPD will be highlighting the various divisions and units on...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Community-Contact Program

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If a police officer has introduced himself or herself to you recently, there’s a reason.  It’s called “Community Contact,” a program that encourages all officers to proactively interact with residents and b...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

New Rochelle Police Department Adds Complaint/Compliment Forms to Website

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The New Rochelle Police Department’s goals are to improve the quality of service we provide, to promote a high level of public confidence, and to enhance and maintain the professional integrity of the Department and its members. To that end, New Rochelle ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Apply Now for Community-Police Partnership Board

In March, the New Rochelle City Council adopted a Policing Reform and Collaborative Plan, intended to enhance the quality, transparency and fairness of law enforcement practices in New Rochelle, while also providing our Police Department with the support ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Alternate Side Parking Enforcement Begins April 1

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume Citywide on Thursday, April 1. Please observe posted signs and relocate vehicles to allow for street sweeping.

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

NYS DCJS Certifies NRPD

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services has certified that the New Rochelle Police Department meets certain eligibility requirements, set forth by the U.S. Department of Justice, for discretionary federal grants. The New Rochelle Police D...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

NRPD Welcomes New Members

This month, the N.R.P.D. added three new officers added to our ranks who recently graduated in the 150th Class from the Westchester Police Academy. They are from left to right PPO Craig McClintock, PPO Leticia Lua, and PPO Tony Heras. Good luck and welcom...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

New Rochelle PACT Community Policing Zones

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To ensure more continuous coverage citywide by community officers, the New Rochelle Police Department PACT (Police And Community Together) Unit has reorganized policing beats into three zones, beginning this month.

Beat officers interact with school and ne...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

NRPD Participates in “2020 Buckle Up New York- Click it or Ticket” Campaign

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The New Rochelle Police Department will join the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2020 Buckle Up New York (BUNY) Click It or Ticket (CIOT) mobilization November 16-29, 2020.&n...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

NRPD Participates in "See! Be Seen!"

The New Rochelle Police Department is participating in the Governors Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) Pedestrian Safety campaign, a two-week education and enforcement period targeting the critical issue of pedestrian crashes. The “See! Be Seen! initiative,...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

New Rochelle wins Gold Award in AAA's Annual Traffic Safety Program

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

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

NRPD Promotions Ceremony

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City officials joined the New Rochelle Police Department at their Promotional Ceremony on Wednesday, September 23 in the City Council Chambers. Five members of the NRPD were recognized at the service: one Lieutenant, two Sergeants and two Detectives.&...

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