Scarsdale Police Department Crime Prevention and Information

If you plan to be away, be sure to use electric timers to turn lights on and off within your residence . Arrange to have newspapers and mail taken in. Register with the Scarsdale Police Departments dark house program.

This is the Crime Prevention and Information Page, a service of the Scarsdale Police Department. Help us to keep Scarsdale a safe place to live. Report suspicious activity to the police desk at 722-1200. If you have an emergency or a crime in progress, dial 911.

Parents should caution their children about giving out any personal information while participating in online chat rooms and while instant messaging. Children should be encouraged to immediately tell a parent when they experience a disturbing situation while utilizing the internet and online services. 

The Scarsdale Police Department has a zero tolerance policy with respect to the possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under the age of 21. Those in violation will be arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
 

IF YOU SEE SOMETHING........SAY SOMETHING. Report all suspicious activity to the Police Department.
Anonymous Tips can be submitted to the Police Department by clicking here

A civilian complaint procedure is available to all citizens who are dissatisfied with the quality of service provided by any member of the Scarsdale Police Department. For those that wish to lodge a complaint, a civilian complaint form can be obtained at police headquarters or by writing to the Chief of Police, Andrew A. Matturro, at police headquarters located at 50 Tompkins Rd.

Complaints will be investigated and the complainant will be advised of the investigative findings.

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Identity Theft can happen to anyone. The crime of identity theft is on the rise. Recent surveys show there are currently 7-10 million victims per year, greatly exceeding earlier estimates.

                                        How To Reduce Your Chances of Becoming A Victim Of Identity Theft
                
                                           What To Do If You Are A Victim Of Identity Theft Or Internet Fraud
                
New York State Sex Offender Registry: Registered sex offenders in New York are classified by the risk of reoffense. A court determines whether an offender is a level 1 (low risk), 2 (moderate risk) or 3 (high risk). The court also determines whether an offender should be given the designation of a sexual predator, sexually violent offender or predicate sex offender. Offenders are required to be registered for 20 years or life. Level 1 offenders with no designation must register for twenty years. Level 1 offenders with a designation, as well as level 2 and level 3 offenders regardless of whether they have a designation must register for life.

                               There are no Level 3 sex offenders registered within the Village of Scarsdale.