Utica Police Department

  • Agency: Utica Police Department
  • Address: 413 Oriskany St W, Utica, 13502 NY
  • Chief: C Allen Pylman (Chief of Police)
Phone: 315-735-3301
Fax: (315) 223-3469

Utica Police Department is located at 413 Oriskany St W, Utica, 13502 NY. The Chief of Police of the department is C Allen Pylman. The Utica Police Department phone number is 315-735-3301.

Utica Police Department News

The Utica Police Department is attempting to identify the pictured male that was involved in a robbery of medication from Walmart in N. Utica on January 11th. A similar incident also occurred at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Barneveld. Anyone with information can contact the Utica Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (315) 223-3510 or you can submit a 100% anonymous tip online through Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com, by calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. ***All charges in this post are allegations, and those arrested are innocent until proven guilty. *** The UPD welcomes a person’s right to express his/her opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on this page. The UPD reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including comments that: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or are consider to be racist.

***Outstanding Performance of Duty*** Chief of Police Mark Williams would to to publicly recognize Utica Police Officers Aaron Llewellyn and Dan Mahaffy for their handling and care of a victim from the shooting incident that occrred on the 1500 block of Conkling Avenue- January 8, 2018. The victim lost a considerable amount of blood and was losing consciousness. The officers provided life saving techniques by applying a tourniquet to the leg wound, which is believed to save the victim's life. In addition to providing life saving techniques the officers did not lose sight of the criminal investigation. The two also obtained a name of the prime suspect. Great job Officers Llewellyn and Mahaffy, and thank you for representing the agency proudly.

*Press Release* UPDATE: At approximately 10:30AM on January 8th, 2018 units were dispatched to the 1500 block of Conkling Ave regarding a shots fired investigation. Upon their arrival, they located a male victim bleeding from a gunshot wound to his upper thigh. The victim was subsequently treated at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. With information gathered through the investigation, The Utica Police Department Major Crimes Unit, with assistance from the Warrants Unit, was able to locate, arrest, and charge Durrell Dow DOB 1/7/74 with the following crimes: NYSPL 125.25/01 Attempted Murder 2nd NYSPL 160.15/03 Robbery 1st NYSPL 265.03/01 Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd NYSPL 265.09 Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st Additional charges may be filed.

*Press Release* The Utica Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on the 1500 block of Conkling Ave at about 10:30 A.M. One male was injured as a result of the shooting and was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The shooting appeared to be an isolated incident and we do not believe there is a further threat to the surrounding community. Anyone with information is asked to call the Utica Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 315-223-3510 or 315-534-1236.

*Announcement* Due to the extremely cold temperatures that we are experiencing, the Utica Police Departments asks that the public reports to the police any persons that they may see out in the community who appear to be in need of adequate shelter. If you see someone who may be in need of assistance, we ask that you call the Utica Police Department at (315) 735-3301 or (315) 223-3461. Additionally, with the potential for -10° to -30° wind chills, we remind you to keep your pets inside and to report any potential neglect to the Utica Police Department. Stay Warm!

We want to remind everyone about the Angel Program that was launched in 2017. This program was adopted to assist people who are battling with an opiate addiction to get treatment right away. The program will allow an addict, who is looking for help with their addiction, to come to the police department without the fear of arrest. Our department will contact a local treatment partner or “Angel”, who will help guide them in the best direction for their recovery. We will also take any opiates that the person wants to turn over with no fear of arrest. If anyone has any questions don’t hesitate to contact us at 315-223-3461.

Update: The suspect in yesterday's bank robbery at Adirondack bank in South Utica was located and arrested without incident. The Utica Police Department would like to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation.

*** NEWS RELEASE*** On December 16, 2017, at approximately 12:38 pm, a white male walked to the Adirondack Bank (South Utica), passed a note to the teller demanding money and threatening violence if the alarm was activated. No weapon was displayed. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect was described as a white male, early 20s, clean shaven, gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and a black winter hat. The suspect was last seen traveling westbound towards Genesse Street. Anyone with any information, please call Utica Police Department Investigator Peter Paladino at: 315-360-1985. All calls can remain confidential.

2017 TML Foundation Shop with a Cop was a huge success. Thanks to all of the volunteers and donors who made this event possible. Over 200 children were able to shop with a uniformed police officer and buy gifts for their families and themselves. Merry Christmas!

The Utica Police Department would like to warn the public of a scam that occurred in Utica similar to one that was reported by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office on December 4th. On December 7th a local business reported that a person claiming to be a representative of National Grid called and informed them they would cutting their power supply due to a delinquent payment. When the employee challenged the caller and asked for their ID number, the person claiming to be from National Grid terminated the call. Be aware of this scam and other like it. Do not give personal or banking information over the phone in response to unexpected requests, whether it be from a text, phone call, or email. See the story from WKTV NEWSChannel 2 below; http://www.wktv.com/content/news/Oneida-County-Sheriffs-Office-investigating-National-Grid-phone-scam-461882473.html

***Press Release*** Bleecker St. between Charlotte and Genesee will be closed to traffic from 6:30 am to 9:30 am. There will be no on street parking on Elizabeth St. between Charlotte and Genesee from 6:30 am until noon and closed to traffic from 9:30 am until Noon. Thru traffic for parking behind Adirondack Bank will be permitted during these times.

**Press Release** The Utica Police Department is looking for the public's help in identifying a vehicle and a male that were involved in a larceny of a Bobcat Skid Steer Loader that was stolen from Chenango Rd. on November 18, 2017. The attached video shows the vehicle that was used to haul away the Bobcat, and the male who was observed at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact Utica Police Department Investigator Seferagic at 315-223-3514/315-223-3510 or you can submit a 100% anonymous tip online through Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com, by calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. ***All charges in this post are allegations, and those arrested are innocent until proven guilty. *** The UPD welcomes a person’s right to express his/her opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on this page. The UPD reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including comments that: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or are consider to be racist.

Today the Utica Police Department donated our proceeds from No-Shave November to our friend Erin Angiulli. Over $2,000 was donated to help Erin in her fight against cancer. Also pictured is Erin’s father, Capt. Tim DunDon, Utica Police Department (Ret.). #noshavenovember #beatcancer #cancerawareness

***Citizen's Police Academy*** The Utica Police Department is now accepting applications for our third annual "citizen's police academy" (CPA), which is slated to start on January 8, 2018. The classes are held once a weekend the CPA will provide hands on interactive training in a comfortable environment on topics that include: *Patrol operations, *Police K-9, *Metro Swat, *Crime scene investigation & evidence collection *Criminal investigations, *Interactive firearms simulator training, and *Much more. The course is conducted by Utica Police officers and provides our citizens with an in-depth look at our department's operations and the training that our officers receive.The citizens police academy is committed to the improvement of quality life by developing, enabling and nurturing positive communication, mutual understanding and support between the Police Department, the City Administration and the citizens of Utica/Oneida County. Participants who complete the program will receive a certificate of completion upon graduation ceremony. Note this is not a certification program to become a sworn police officer. Applications can be found at: www.cityofutica.com/departments/police-department/index. You must be at least 18 years of age. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2017. For questions or further information please call Sergeant James Laurey (Police Academy Director) at (315) 792-5646, or email: jlaurey@uticapd.com

The Utica Police Department would like to publicly offer our condolences to the family of Pearl Elaine Felton. Pearl was a former civilian employee of the Utica Police Department starting in 1973 where she held the position of police matron for several years. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/uticaod/obituary.aspx?n=pearl-elaine-felton&pid=187264327

The Thomas Lindsey Foundation and the Utica Police Department would like to thank the Leatherstocking Club of the New Vision Pioneers for their generous donation to this year’s upcoming Shop-With-A-Cop event. Members Mike Fitzgerald, Don Peterson, and Jacquelyn Schmidt presented the check to Captain Don Cinque.

*Employment Opportunity* The New York / New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (NYNJHIDTA) is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Drug Intelligence Officer for Oneida County, NY.

Glad to have a visit from Utica College Organization of Justice Studies at the Utica Police Department and Utica City Court on Wednesday afternoon. The future of law enforcement looks bright with these undergrads in criminal justice, cybersecurity, and fraud & financial crime!

The Utica Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured individual regarding a recent shots fired incident that occurred in east Utica. Anyone with information can contact the Utica Police Department Major Crimes Unit at 315-534-1236. All calls can be kept confidential. ***All charges in this post are allegations, and those arrested are innocent until proven guilty. *** The UPD welcomes a person’s right to express his/her opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on this page. The UPD reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including comments that: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or are consider to be racist.

TRAVELER ADVISORY PAVING OPERATION, COLUMBIA STREET City of Utica, Oneida County The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Utica Regional Office has issued the following traveler advisory for motorists in the City of Utica, Oneida County: On Friday, October 13, 2017 starting at 6:00AM to 5:00PM weather permitting, Columbia Street between State and Varick Streets will be closed to through traffic due to the asphalt paving operation.

The Utica Police Department will be teaming up with Texas RoadHouse on October 24th 2017 from 4:30PM-7:30PM for Family Night. Hope to see everyone there!!

TRAVELER ADVISORY PAVING OPERATION, LAFAYETTE STREET City of Utica, Oneida County The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Utica Regional Office has issued the following traveler advisory for motorists in the City of Utica, Oneida County: On Tuesday, October 10, 2017 starting at 6:00AM to 5:00PM weather permitting, Lafayette Street between State and Varick Streets will be closed to through traffic due to the asphalt paving operation.

**News Release** The Utica Police Department and Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help with the city’s latest homicide. On Thursday October 5th at about 8:00 PM Utica resident David Davis, 35 (photo attached) was shot while on the property of Cathedral Garden Apartments at 1506 Whiteboro St. Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,500 reward for any information that leads to the arrest of the person/s responsible for Davis’ murder. Anyone with information can submit a 100% anonymous tip online through Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com, by calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. The UPD welcomes a person’s right to express his/her opinion and encourages posters to keep comments related to content on this page. The UPD reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive, including comments that: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or are consider to be racist.