News and Information

Ongoing News:

The Suffern Police Department DARE Street Hockey League is currently accepting applications for it’s fall league. The fall season consists of two divisions, a grade 2-3-4 league and a grade 5-6 league. Games are played on Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday's at the Suffern DARE Rink on Yorkshire Drive in Suffern. For further information call 845-357-DARE Ext. 5

As a way of continuing our community outreach, the Suffern Police Department recently designed and set up a Facebook page. This site contains news and happenings of the Suffern Police Department including historical pictures and department history. All residents who are Facebook subscribers are encouraged to sign up as a fan so they can keep up on local happenings.

The Suffern Police Department recently became an officially recognized New York State Accredited Agency. The criteria for receiving this status, which is coordinated by the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services, is that department’s must meet 130 operational standards and go through an exhaustive review by New York State Accreditor’s to ensure that they are complying with these standards. Suffern received this distinction in December, 2009 and is one of only 20% of the department’s state wide to receive this distinction. Suffern’s program is coordinated by Lt. John Bonkoski and Sgt. Jon DiRoma.

Chiefs Message

Welcome to the Suffern Police Department homepage. For the past 100 plus years our department has been providing exemplary service to our community.

About Us

The Suffern Police Department, formed in 1896, presently serves approximately 14,000 residents who reside in a 2.5 square mile village.

Contact Information

Main Office: 845.357.2300
For Emergencies: 911

61 Washington Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901