2016 Youth Citizens Academy

The White Plains Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the continuation of the Public Safety Citizen’s Academy. This special and exciting nine-week program is intended for the young residents of the City of White Plains who want to learn more about the White Plains Public Safety Department. The Academy meets Tuesday evenings 7:00 – 9:00PM for the period of June 7th through August 2nd, 2016.

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CAD & Records Management System Upgrade

The Department, along with Tyler Technologies is hard at work this week as part of a thirteen month program to upgrade our Computer Aided Dispatch, Records Management and Mobile Computing Systems. This capital project is being managed by Lt. Anthony Drago who has organized and is overseeing several build teams comprised of Police, Fire and civilian personnel.

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Now you can hail a cab on the street

It's raining, and you need to catch a cab from the downtown business district to the train station. You're in luck, you think, when you spot an unoccupied taxi coming down the street. You step off the curb, raise your hand and ...get splashed as the cab whizzes by. Until now, that's been the experience of would-be cab hailers in White Plains, thanks to local regulations that prohibited taxi drivers from stopping for fares on the street. The Common Council this month approved sweeping changes to taxi regulations in a major overhaul of the ordinance that, among other things, will:

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