Oneonta Police Department

  • Agency: Oneonta Police Department
  • Address: 81 Main St #2, Oneonta, 13820 NY
  • Chief: Joseph V Redmond (Chief of Police)
Phone: 607-432-1113
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Oneonta Police Department is located at 81 Main St #2, Oneonta, 13820 NY. The Chief of Police of the department is Joseph V Redmond. The Oneonta Police Department phone number is 607-432-1113.

Oneonta Police Department News

❄️ ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM EST TUESDAY... ❄️ * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches in the higher elevations, with 1 to 3 inches in the valleys. A very light glaze of ice is possible, mainly across the hilltops.

The Veteran's Day memorial will be held in Neahwa Park on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 11:11am.

Reminder: We’re still collecting for our 8th annual Oneonta PD Food Drive. Donations may be dropped off at the Oneonta PD anytime between now and Friday, November 9th. Donations can include non-perishable food items or toiletries. Proceeds will go to needy families in our community. Thank you for your support!

REMINDER - due to the Halloween Parade, Main St will be closed at 2pm from Chestnut St to Elm St until the completion of the parade. Destination Oneonta will be holding their Downtown Trick or Treat event from 3-6 and then the Halloween Parade kicks off at 7. Main Street will reopen after the parade. We hope everyone has a safe and fun night!

REMINDER - due to the Halloween Parade, Main St will be closed at 2pm from Chestnut St to Elm St until the completion of the parade.

Are you between the 9th grade and 20 years of age and interested in law enforcement? If so, come see us November 2nd from 6p-8p at the Oneonta High School to learn more about our Law Enforcement Explorer Post.

From the US National Weather Service Binghamton NY: Dry & relatively warm today, but more rain on the way later this week. Rain should be enough to fill up the smaller streams & creeks...and potentially cause minor flooding issues. Monitor the forecast.

Please join us in congratulating Ptl. Zlinsky on her graduation from the Broome County Law Enforcement Academy today. We wish her many safe years on patrol with us. She is pictured here with Lieutenant Witzenburg and Chief Brenner.

A *Winter Weather Advisory* has been issued. Mixed precipitation is expected with up to 2" possible at elevations about 2,000 ft. This advisory is in effect from 2am to 11am Saturday, October 27, 2018. Plan on slippery road conditions. Gusty winds may cause reduced visibility tonight and Saturday morning. The strong winds combined with snow and light icing may also cause downed trees which could lead to isolated power outages.

Lt. Witzenburg, Sgt. Berger, and Ptl. Kraft are teaching the Patrol Rifle Course to officers from area agencies this week.

Even as the colder weather joins us, residents have reported their vehicles have had items removed from them. Please remember to close and lock your windows/doors, keep valuables hidden from sight and be sure to secure any easily moved home and lawn decorative items when you are not home. Officers from the Oneonta Police Department will continue to conduct patrols of all residential neighborhoods to detect and deter criminal activity, and we will do our best to notify residents of any concerns that they may observe. Please, if you see something suspicious, contact the police department at 607-432-1111 as soon as possible to let us know about it.

It's time for the 8th annual Oneonta PD Food Drive. Donations may be dropped off at the Oneonta PD anytime between now and Friday, November 9th. Donations can include non-perishable food items or toiletries. Proceeds will go to needy families in our community. Thank you for your support!

Businesses on Railroad Ave will remain accessible at all times, via Sand St or Rose Ave.

Officer LaPointe got to spend some time with our friends at the Oneonta Family YMCA last week. Thanks for having us!!

The traffic light is out at West and Chestnut - officers are out directing traffic. Please use caution in the area.

The *missing / vulnerable adult alert* has been canceled.

**UPDATE: the dog was retrieved by his owner.** I was found on Maple St. I’m scared and wet from last nights rain. If you know my owners can you tell them to call the Police Department at 607-432-1111, please? 🐶

Chief Brenner stopped up to visit with NYS University Police at Oneonta at their Coffee with a Cop event today. Thanks for having him!

For Immediate Release On October 2, 2018, the City of Oneonta Police received the final report as approved by the Medical Review Board from the New York State Commission of Corrections regarding the in custody death of Kenneth Faulkner on November 2, 2017. The report states “ACTIONS REQUIRED: That this case be closed as an accidental overdose.” This report finds no fault in policy, procedure or actions of the officers and does not recommend any modification of policy or procedure. The findings are based on the independent investigation from the Commission of Corrections with full cooperation from the City of Oneonta Police Department. This report is in agreement with the findings of the City of Oneonta Police Department's investigation.

📢REMINDER - TODAY'S THE DAY📢 Wednesday Oct. 3rd at 2:18 PM EDT, FEMA will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission. Share these 3 facts with your friends and family so they know what to expect: 1⃣ You’ll get a message box on your phone with a tone & vibration. This is NOT a text and your phone number is NOT shared with anyone. 2⃣ The test is for a Presidential Alert, a type of Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) only used for major emergencies that affect the entire country. This is the national version of WEA messages like AMBER & weather alerts from your local agencies. 3⃣ You will also see/hear a test message on your TV & radio lasting about one minute. All messages will start with “THIS IS A TEST” and end with “No action is needed.” Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions and more information on this website: fema.gov/emergency-alert-test