Police Department

The Tarrytown Police Department has been providing service to the community since 1886. The Department consists of 33 full-time law enforcement personnel, 3 full-time and 2 part-time civilian employees.

Staff is available to assist residents and merchants with specific individual problems and quality of life issues.

The Police Department sponsors crime prevention lectures, traffic and pedestrian safety presentations, child fingerprinting identification, and bicycle safety/registration. The following programs are also offered by the Department:

DARE - The program emphasis of DARE is to help students recognize and resist the many subtle and overt pressures that influence them to experiment with drugs and alcohol.

Police Department Tours - Many tours are conducted for school classes, nursery schools, scout groups and new residents of Tarrytown. The tour is both interesting and educational. Appointments are necessary and should be made through the Community Services Division.

E911 - Tarrytown also participates in the Enhanced 911 emergency service. The E911 service means that you can pick up a phone anywhere in Westchester County, dial 911 and reach the proper police/fire/ambulance dispatch who will know exactly where you are and can send help immediately. The system is made possible by a computerized database which lists all street addresses, telephone numbers and pay phone locations in the Village.

Reverse911 - The department utilizes a notification sytem where it is able to alert residents of emergency situations or relevant Village events.  You can self-register by clicking here if you are not receiving these messages.

Social Media - The department has embarked on utilzing different means of communicating with public. Currently the department has a Facebook (Tarrytown Police Department) and Twitter (TarrytownPD) account.

Car Seat Program - The department currently has 3 officers who have received certifiction in the installation of child car seats.  This service is done by appointment only.   Residents are asked to send an email to carseats@tarrytowngov.com.

Traffic Enforcement - The deparment dedicates a full-time officer to enforce laws pertaining to traffic violations and Village Code offenses.  This officer is directed to areas of concern throughout the Village.

Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force - A full-time officer is assigned to this multi-jurisdictional task force, which combats issues pertaining to underage drinking and all levels of drug offenses.

SWAT - The Department also has 3 sworn officers that participate on the Greeburgh SWAT team that is comprised of Town and Village officers.

Email the Tarrytown Police Department.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John Barbelet Police Chief (914) 631-5546