Police department in Canisteo, NY | Canisteo Village Police Department
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Protecting and Serving the Canisteo Community

Eight-man municipal police department serving approximately 2,400 people

Mission of the Canisteo Village Police Department

The mission of the Canisteo Village Police Department is to serve and protect the people within the jurisdictional boundaries within the Village of Canisteo, NY. This statement encompasses several duties, responsibilities, and requirements of the departmental members. They include but are not limited to the preservation of peace, enforcement of all applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes and ordinances, protecting the life, property and personal safety of all persons, and generally assisting citizens in time of urgent situations.

Protect and Serve

  • Bike registration information
  • Phone scam 
  • Village code

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Obey and Enforce

  1. Active local warrants
  2. Missing people
  3. List of sex offenders

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The level of police service is dictated by the public, and therefore, it is incumbent upon each member to gain the confidence of the public which the department serves. It must be understood by the Canisteo Village Police Department members that the oath of office administered to each member at the time of their employment is their personal commitment and dedication to duty.

The high level of professional standards and demeanor expected from each member in their service will assure public confidence and satisfaction. Additionally, members will demonstrate impartial service of the law, respect and protect the rights of the public while performing their duties with pride, honesty, zeal, compassion, discretion, dignity, and sound judgment. All members shall provide police service while in compliance with all applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the Canisteo Village Police Department.

Goals and Objectives 2018-2019 (June 1st, 2018-May 31st, 2019)

  • Renew our department policies and Procedures.
  • Update our Department Rules and Regulations.
  • Inventory and apply asset tags to all department owned equipment.
  • Implement a new evidence tracking software and place a computer in the evidence room.
  • Better secure and speed up our wireless networks and computer systems by installing new software.
  • Continue updating our weaponry and equipment.
  • Continue to write grants (Community Camera System, License Plate Reader, cops grants, Lowes, PTS, Wal-Mart, etc).
  • Utilize Bicycle Patrol throughout the village.
  • Increase Drug Investigations and arrests.
  • Continue sending officers to trainings.

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8 Green Street
Canisteo, NY 14823
Phone: 607-698-4307

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Canisteo Village Police Department
35 Main Street, Canisteo, NY 14823
Phone: 607-698-4211 | Fax: 607-698-9397 | Email: canisteo_pd@yahoo.com