Last Tuesday, the City of White Plains celebrated National Night Out 2016! Neighborhoods throughout the city were invited to spend the evening with residents and join forces to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. We had an amazing turn out and are proud to see that this event gets bigger every year!
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.
We want to take a moment to express our sincerest gratitude to all of our residents who have expressed their support since the tragic events in Dallas. Your kind words mean so much to the men and women who protect and serve the City of White Plains.
We would also like to thank all of our officers who under these sad circumstances continue to perform their difficult duties each and every day with integrity, professionalism and most importantly - respect.
We would like to recognize the recent efforts of the White Plains PBA who have worked with the community and the Department to organize a contingent of White Plains Officers who will represent the City by attending funeral services in Dallas.
Most importantly, our hearts are with the family, friends and colleagues of the 5 Dallas Police Officers who made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting their community.
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: