Chief’s Welcome

As Chief of Police and on behalf of the men and women of the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department it is my pleasure to welcome you to our official website.

Our Department values its collaborative partnership with the community and we believe the building of positive relations is of utmost importance in the fulfillment of our duty to protect and serve the Town’s citizens, business owners and visitors.

We will continue to utilize the latest technology in an effort to provide the most efficient, effective and professional delivery of police services. Our Department is fortunate to have strong partnerships with Federal, State and local law enforcement agencies, elected representatives, and support service agencies. We are proud to be one of New York State’s accredited police departments and we are committed to maintaining NYS DCJS’s high standards of excellence.

It is an honor to serve as your Police Chief and to lead such a professional team of sworn and civilian staff who are dedicated to the safety and welfare of our community. As you browse our web site, we hope that you will fully appreciate the exceptional level of service we provide and that you will find the information and the various links helpful and useful.

~ Chief Ronald J. Spero Jr.