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I think people may be dealing drugs in my area, but am afraid that if I report it someone will find out. Is there a system I can use to make anonymous reports to the police department?

The Drug and Crime Tip Hotline is available for all residents to contact if they suspect drug activity within the town limits. The phone number is (315)568-6969. Information given WILL remain confidential and all reports can be made either anonymously or by providing your … Continue reading

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How do I take care of a warrant issued for my arrest?

You have two choices. You may call 9-1-1 and advise the operator that a warrant has been issued for your arrest and you would like to turn yourself in or you may appear at the Seneca Falls Police Department and … Continue reading

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Where do I pay for a traffic ticket or parking ticket?

All traffic and parking tickets are paid at the Seneca Falls Town Court located at 81 W. Bayard Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148.

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When must child restraint seats be used?

Children under the age of 4 and weighing less than 40 pounds must be in approved child safety seats. Children ages 4, 5, 6, and 7 must be properly secured in an appropriate child restraint system, such as a child … Continue reading

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How do I report outstanding performance by a member of the Seneca Falls Police Department?

If you would like to compliment any member of the Seneca Falls Police Department, please call Chief Peenstra at (315)568-4850. You can also submit your comments in writing to: Chief Stuart W. Peenstra, 60 State Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 … Continue reading

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How do I report dissatisfaction with the performance of a member of the Seneca Falls Police Department?

Although we strive to satisfy every person that we come in contact with, we recognize that this does not always happen. If you have a complaint about the way an officer or other member of the Seneca Falls Police Department … Continue reading

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How do I apply for a job with the Seneca Falls Police Department?

All job specifications and applications are available at the Seneca County Personnel Office, located at the Seneca County Office Building, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165. The phone number is (315)539-1710. A civil service test is required for all positions … Continue reading

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How do I find out if a sex offender lives near me?

Click on the Offender Watch link. This link will bring you to the Seneca County Offender Watch website homepage. Once on the homepage, all you need to do is click on the “Search for Offenders in your area” button and follow the instructions. You can also contact … Continue reading

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How do I obtain a copy of a police report?

Copies of police reports are generally available by the end of the first full business day after the report was taken, although it is a good idea to call ahead to make sure it is available. The reports are available … Continue reading

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How do I request a “Property Check” of my house/property?

You can request a check of your house/property while you are away (vacation, etc.) by calling the Seneca Falls Police Department or stopping in (Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). You can also fill out the Property Check Form located … Continue reading

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