Police Department

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Non-Emergency: (914) 739-6776
Emergency: 911
Fax: (914) 737-0422

Buchanan Village Hall
Police Department
236 Tate Avenue
Buchanan, NY 10511

Chief of Police: Shane Farrell
(not monitored 24/7)

Buchanan Police Phone: (914)739-6776

Mission Statement

The mission of the Village of Buchanan Police Department is to provide a community atmosphere conducive to a citizenry that is secure in its safety of self and property and able to pursue productive avenues of positive growth within their own community. 

To create a Police Department in which the focus and energy of every officer is oriented to the principles of providing service and assistance, without prejudice, competently and sensitively, to everyone throughout the community regardless of ethnicity, gender, religious or social beliefs.

To establish communication lines fostering cooperation with all community agencies and groups, namely schools, students, parents, local government, senior citizens, merchants, youth, residents, etc., and forming a partnership whereby the entire community works together to solve problems and improve the quality of life.

General Information

Dark House Watch Program

Homeowners in the Village of Buchanan can notify the Buchanan Police Department when leaving their home for vacation or emergency.  Officers are notified and make periodic checks of the home until the homeowner returns.

Use of Force Policy

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NYS Sex Offender Registry


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