Welcome to the Jamestown Police Department website. The Jamestown Police Department is a New York State accredited municipal law enforcement agency, with 60 full time sworn officers and 8 full time civilians dedicated to serving the community of Jamestown.
The department is divided into two divisions, Operations and the Administrative and Services Support Division.
The Operations division is responsible for providing direct police services to the public and encompasses the patrol and special operations sections. The division is commanded by Captain Scott Forster.
Captain Robert Samuelson is the commander of the Administrative and Services Support division. The Administrative and Services Support division is responsible for providing ancillary services to support department functions. The division includes the investigative section along with all the civilian administrative personnel.
Our agency is committed to public safety and the community we serve. We realize our mission can only be accomplished with the cooperation and partnerships developed with the community. Your opinions and thoughts matter and I encourage your input.
Contact information is provided on the website along with a direct link to the Tips line.
The Mission of the Jamestown Police Department is to ensure peace, safety, and a sense of well being to the culturally diverse Jamestown Community. The goals of a high quality of life, crime prevention and racial harmony are shared with community members. This Mission shall be accomplished through the preservation of peace, building community partnerships, the safeguarding of all individuals’ personal liberties, and the prevention and resolution of crime.
The Jamestown Police Department is committed to this mission and each member is individually sworn to conduct themselves in a manner of excellence and professionalism in the service and dedication to the Jamestown Community.
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- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Annual Reports & Statistics
- Tip Line
- Emergency Phone Number: 911
- Non-Emergency Phone Number: (716) 483-7536
- Jamestown Police Department
- 201 East 2nd Street
- Jamestown, NY 14701
To report a non-emergency incident please dial (716) 483-7536. If this is an emergency, and you are within the city limits of Jamestown, dial 911. If you would like to report an incident, please click the TIP LINE link below or dial (716) 483-8477.