Welcome to the Town of Cornwall Police Department website. We have constructed this site in a manner that we hope will be both informative and helpful to you. A police department can never be a success if it does not embrace the needs and desires of its populous on a regular basis. As a taxpayer or user of the services offered by the Town of Cornwall Police Department you are our largest asset in the fight to prevent crimes of opportunity or misguided personal desire. As we embark on our primary mission of providing for the peace and security for the greater community of Cornwall, we hope that you will support our efforts by contacting the police department when you believe a crime has been or may be committed. I also urge you to assist your neighbor when he or she has been a victim of such activity. Together we can make a difference.
This website is one way that the Town of Cornwall is attempting to provide our citizens and those citizens surrounding the Town of Cornwall with important information. Visit us on the web regularly as we will change information contained in this site from time to time. If you have any suggestions or information you would like to share, call us at (845) 534-8100 or email us at the address indicated. We hope you enjoy your visit.
The Town of Cornwall Police Department has a staff of 20 officers and civilian employees. The Chief of Police is responsible for the operation of the department.
The principal mission for the Town of Cornwall Police Department is to provide for the peace and security of all residents of the Town of Cornwall . This is best accomplished by adjusting responses as they evolve in law enforcement and in the community of Cornwall at large. In order to accomplish this task, we train department members with new and innovative policing techniques and we work closely with other law enforcement agencies on the Local, County, State and Federal levels. We enforce all law in a fair and impartial manner at all times.
Our Main Duties:
- Protect life and property
- Use applicable laws and procedures in an effort to prevent crime
- Detect and arrest individuals that subvert established laws
- To actively engage in helping preserve the public peace
How to request help from the Town of Cornwall Police Department
- Dial 534-8100, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Dial 911, give the operator your location in Cornwall and describe your emergency