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Rochdale Village Public Safety Department

A safe and secure community depends on the cooperation and assistance of every cooperator and all staff to be aware of possible safety hazards and of the potential for crime in the community. Crime prevention and prompt reporting of unsafe conditions should be the objectives of every resident and employer/employee in the Rochdale community.

Rochdale’s policy is that residents and employees must report safety hazards, crimes, loss of property, illness, or injury. Incidents can be reported to any officer or by calling or visiting the Office of Public Safety.

You can also email complaints to to be forwarded to the proper authority.  Please write “complaint” in subject line.  Please include date, time, and location of incident. Emergencies should not be emailed; emails are read and forwarded Monday thru Friday 8am to 4pm.

Public Safety Personnel:

Director of Public Safety – John Skinner 718 276-2400 ext. 393

12am to 8am Supervisors –    Lt. Domingo Lopez/Sgt. Verda Bataille 718 276-2400

8am to 4pm Supervisors – Lt. Bentley Alleyne/Sgt. Gabriel Chestnut 718 276-2400

4pm to 12am Supervisors – Lt. David Rivera/Sgt. Curtis Rogers 718 276-2400

Investigations Department – 718 276-2400 ext. 356 (24hrs)

Rochdale Village Public Safety Department:

169-65 137th Avenue (located next to Community Center)

Phone: (718) 276-2400

To report an EMERGENCY, call 718 276-2400 (24hrs)