Chief of Police
Ramapo Police Department Contact Numbers
FOR EMERGENCIES DIAL 911
- Police Services non-emergency - 845-357-2400
- Police Services non-emergency TDD - 845-357-1001
- Records- 845-357-7125
- Administration - 845-357-8838
- Crime Tips Line (anonymous) - 1-888-998-TIPS
- Underage Drinking Tip Line (Anonymous) - 1-888-4U-EMILY
http://www.ice.gov/victim-notification The link directs you to valuable victim services programs and information provided by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement which will allow eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable information regarding a criminal alien’s release from custody.
The Town of Ramapo Police Department consists of 120 sworn police officers, and 25 civilian personnel.
The Town of Ramapo Police Department has the power and authority and, it is its duty to protect life and property, prevent crime, detect and arrest offenders, preserve public peace, enforce all laws and ordinances over which the department has jurisdiction, and to regulate traffic within the Town of Ramapo.
The police department is divided into the following units:
The patrol division consists of four patrol squads. The squads provide coverage to patrol sectors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Each squad consists of a Lieutenant, 3 Sergeants, and a number of patrol officers. Each patrol car is equipped with a mobile computer allowing officers to check on motor vehicle licenses and registrations, event history for call locations, and information on wanted persons. Each patrol car is also equipped with life saving equipment.
The special services division of the Ramapo Police department consists of twenty-five police officers assigned to technical police duties. special services is the investigative division of the police department responsible for conducting the investigation of major criminal offenses and working colaboratively with school administrators and health educators to prevent substance abuse.
To facilitate our mission, special services is divided into eight functional units consisting of: detectives, youth officers, community selective enforcement team, community policing, narcotics, intelligence, D.A.R.E. and school resource officers. While each officer has a specific area of expertise, special services personnel frequently work together focusing their individual talents and training to solve cases and achieve common goals.
During the past year, special services personnel investigated four hundred criminal offenses and affected two hundred ninety six arrests. Three school resource officers and one dare officer are assigned full time to work with students to increase communication and reduce drug/alcohol abuse. Future plans for the special services division include assignment of personnel to the joint terrorism task force and enhanced training in evidence recovery, forensics and crime scene processing.
The headquarters division is the administrative body of the police department responsible for overall administration of the agency.