Posted on: February 3, 2017

Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Plattsburgh

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PRESS RELEASE: February 3, 2017Link:

Media Contacts: Mark Malchoff, Lake Champlain Sea Grant, 518-564-3037Beth Carlin, City of Plattsburgh, 518-563-7701

Dave White, New York Sea Grant, 315-312-3042

Publicist Kara L...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Summer Hours of Operation for Department of Public Works!

The hours of operation for the Department of Public Works has changed for the summer.  The summer hours of operation will be 7:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday, and the office hours for the Public Works Department will be 7:00am to 4:00pm, M...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

City of Plattsburgh seeks city residents who may be interested in serving on various Boards.

Mayor Read is recruiting city residents who are interested in serving on the Board of Assessment Review, the Library Board of Trustees, the Planning Board, the Zoning Board, and in other ways.

Mayor Read said, “This is our city. It benefits from ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

AC Premier Boys & Girls Summer Basketball Camp

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AC Premier Boys & Girls Summer Basketball Camps-Sponsored by City Recreation Department, Fesette Realty, Plattsbugh Paving CompanyWhere: City of Plattsburgh Recreation Center GymWhen: Boys Camp: July 10-17th (M-F) 9am-12:3pm; Girls Camp: July 17-21st...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

City Recreation Department Seeking Seasonal Workers

City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department is looking for seasonal Lifeguards, Clerks and Laborers for the Plattsburgh City Beach and Parks and part-time permanent Recreation Assistants for the City Recreation Center. Must be available evenings and weekend...

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Civil Service Job Application

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Chief Ken Parkinson

Chief Parkinson

Chief Parkinson is proud to lead the highly trained men and women of the Plattsburgh Police Department in their mission to deliver effective and responsive law enforcement services to all persons within the City of Plattsburgh

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

City Police Arrest Local Woman on Drug Charges

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“City Police arrest local woman for possession of heroin and cocaine

As a result of an ongoing investigation into the trafficking and distribution of narcotics, on Friday April 7th, 2017 members of the Plattsburgh Police Department, with assis...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

2 Arrested for Possession of Fentanyl





“Police arrest 2 people in possession of 170 bags of Fentanyl” 


DATE OF RELEASE: March 30th, 2017


As a result of an ongoing investigation into the trafficki...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Search Warrant Leads to 5 Arrests



“Police execute search warrants leading to the arrest of 5 people and the seizure of heroin, cocaine and currency” 

On Tuesday March 21st, 2017 Members of the Plattsburgh Police Department with assistance from the New York State Police and membe...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Mayor Read Names New City Police Chief

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Mayor Read names new City Police Chief

In January 2017, Chief Desmond Racicot retired as Police Chief after 27 plus years of service with the City Police Department. Captain Michael Branch immediately assumed the Police hief duties as acting Chief until a ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Arrests in Connection to Home Invasion

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“Police arrest suspects in connection to a home invasion on South Catherine Street” 


DATE OF RELEASE: March 9th, 2017

TIME OF RELEASE:  10:00 am

On February 21st, 2017 at approximately 3:15 AM, the Plattsburgh Police Department received a cal...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Police Investigate Report of Burglary


On February 21st, 2017 at approximately 3:15 AM, the Plattsburgh Police Department received a call from a resident on South Catherine Street in the City of Plattsburgh, reporting two unknown males inside his home. The individuals left the residence after ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Zone 9 Police Academy Graduation


On January 27th, 2017 the Plattsburgh Police Department celebrated the 35th Academy Session.  Ten officers graduated the Zone 9 Academy. The ceremony was held at Plattsburgh City Hall.  Elected officials, Training Officers from various d...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Internet Exchange Safe Zone

Internet Exchange Safe Zone Sign


The Plattsburgh Police Department, like many departments around the country, would like to provide a safe and secure location for exchange of goods sold on social media and classified advertisement websites. We would like to use...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Xpress Mart Arrests


DATE OF RELEASE: 12/14/2016


Sunday, December 11th, 2016 at 8:14pm, Plattsburgh Police Officers responded to an armed robbery call at the Xpress Mart convenience store located at 63 Bridge Street in the City of Plattsburgh. The stor...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Police Chief Announces His Retirement

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Police Chief Desmond J. Racicot says he will retire on January 11th, 2017. Chief Racicot has been with the Plattsburgh Police Department since 1989 and has been leading the departmen...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Plattsburgh Police Arrest Three Protesters

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At about 2:45pm TD Bank North, 136 Margaret St, Plattsburgh called the Plattsburgh Police Department to report protesters sitting in the lobby of the bank refusing to leave. Responding officers encountered approximately 10-15 people protesting the Dakota...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

City Police Arrest Two in Crack Cocaine Bust


On July 25, 2016, the Plattsburgh City Police Arrested Larry Mackie 23 of Brooklyn, New York and Sherburne House 44 of Plattsburgh, New York. The arrests stem of the execution of a search warrant by the Adirondack Drug Task Force at 227 Margaret Street A...Read more �

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Margaret Street Fatal Fire

The City of Plattsburgh Police Department has been informed by the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control, that the cause of the double fatal fire located at 220 Margaret Street on May 22nd, is being labeled as undetermined.

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Fireball over Plattsburgh


At around 12:50am police officers were on patrol when they were able to capture video of a fireball event over the City of Plattsburgh. The American Meteor society reported that it could be seen all over the northeastern US on May 17th 2016. Read more �

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Posted on: May 10, 2016

Saranac River Cleanup

Saranac River

Location: Saranac River from Adirondack Lane to Pine Street, City of Plattsburgh, County of Clinton, State of New York.

Details: The Saranac River cleanup project is entering a new phase starting Friday May 13, 2016. Preparations are under way to start...Read more �

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Beekman Towers Power Outage

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Sunday afternoon, the electrical service at Beekman Towers faulted. Plattsburgh Municipal Lighting, Fire Department, Police Department and Building Inspector responded. While MLD tested components to determine the source of the failure, City Fire, Polic...Read more �

Posted on: March 29, 2016

Plattsburgh Man Arrested for School Burglary/ Police Station Vandalism


It is alleged Clifford unlawfully entered Stafford Middle School early Thursday morning, stealing a garbage can and a chair from inside the building. An elevator was also found to have been tampered with and two district-owned vehicles were damaged.

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Posted on: March 18, 2016

Plattsburgh Woman Arrested for Residential Burglary


On March 12, 2016 at approximately 11:05 pm, Plattsburgh Police responded to 38 US Oval in the City of Plattsburgh for a report of a residential Burglary. Officers determined that sometime in the preceding days, someone entered the apartment and stole sev...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2016

Plattsburgh Man Arrested for Sex Offense

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On November 11, 2015 at approximately 4:10 pm, Plattsburgh Police responded to the Saranac River in the vicinity of Green Street for a welfare check of two individuals lying on the ground by the river. The two were located and interviewed by Police. One o...Read more �

Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...