Police Department

Chief of Police: Kenneth Scott

Phone: 845-446-4911

Police Department Staff: Click Here

Police Officers

Shield #NameShield #Name
#6Jeffrey Pitt#34Jason Torpey
#8Gregg Jones#40Robert LaGrow
#14Robert Duffy#45Robert Ruger
#16Thomas Kleveno#50Adam Mercado
#19Phil Heckett#51Raymond Scherma
#21Stephen Smedley#52Philip Fagan
#22Frank Lilos#54Frank A. Lilos
#23Wytoskia Baity#55Richard Santiago
#24Emmanuel Vasquez#59Randell Bailey
#32Mario Strianese#60David Yates

Police Dispatchers

D1Joseph Marchionno
D5Tanya Hurst
D7Joshua Wendell
D14Rae Ellis
D16Ciara Santiago
D18Cariann Pettit
D19Kaitlin Rodriguez


Mission Statement:

The principal mission of the Village of Highland Falls Police Department is to serve the community by protecting life and property; by preventing crime, by enforcing laws and by maintaining order for all citizens. It is essential for all members to remember that in the execution of our duties we act not for ourselves, but for the good of the public. We respect and protect the rights of all citizens and perform our duties with honesty, zeal, courage, discretion, fidelity and sound judgment.


Federal Trade Commissions "complaint assist"

Highland Falls Police tips line 845-446-7628

All calls are confidential!


Click here for NYS Information Bulletin on Fireworks and Sparklers


Prescription Pill Box

The Highland Falls Police Departments Medication Drop Box Program
Bring your unused or unwanted medications in their original containers or sealed bag to our drop off box located in the lobby at police headquarters,24hrs/day,365 days/year!





DEC Issues Guidance to Avoid Conflicts with Coyotes

Click here for information on coyotes


Car Break-In Prevention Tips

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The safety of a community is the responsibility of ALL of its residents. The police need your help and cooperation to make this a safe place for our families. We encourage all residents and community members to contact our department if they have any information about any criminal activity or suspicious behavior.

Information may be phoned in, sent via email message or texted to Chief@highlandfallsny.org. Information can be submitted anonymously. The more detail provided the more we will have to work with. Please be as specific as possible.


Police Department Links

For Important Alerts F.O.I.L. Request Application All requests for documents or records must be submitted in writing. For more info and the application. Please follow the instruction included here Premise Security Check Request If you are leaving your premise for a period of time please notify us using this form. We will perform security checks while you are away

  NetSmartz.org Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement.   USAonWatch.com empowers citizens to become active in community efforts through participation in Neighborhood Watch groups. The goal of this site is to provide information, technical support and resources to local law enforcement agencies and citizens.    

Police F.A.Q.'s with answers

Where do I go for a Handicap permit?

Highland Falls Police Department, 301 Main St., 845 446-4911.
You must have proper form completed by your doctor and present your driver’s license or Identification Card


What is the time frame for the Parking Meters?

8am-6pm Monday through Saturday


Where do I go to pay fines for parking or traffic tickets?

The Town of Highlands Court, 254 Main St., 845 446-4280 ext 323


Where do I go for a Vacant House check request?

At the Highland Falls Police Department at 301 Main Street See the dispatcher for the proper form


How do I sign up for the Project Good Morning Program?

At the Highland Falls Police Department at 301 Main Street See the dispatcher for the proper paperwork

water quality
Highland Falls
clear sky
humidity: 36%
wind: 6mph SW
H 58 • L 57

Legal Notices

RESOLUTION – Property Maintenance Violations – Adopted 10/07/19 click here

RESOLUTION – O.C. Tax Exemption Water Supply – Adopted 10/07/19 click here

RESOLUTION – Increase Property Maint Administrative Fee – Adopted 9/17/19 click here

RESOLUTION – Amend V&T New Handicap Spot – Adopted 9/17/19 click here

RESOLUTION – Amend V&T Parking Prohibited Adopted 9/17/19 click here

General Notices

Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution -Sep 2019 click here

Fair Housing Information click here

Notice of Hearing – Orange County Comprehensive Plan Update click here

HF Comprehensive Plan – adopted 7/20/09 click here

Last Day to Pay 2018-2019 Village Taxes click here

2018-19 NY Municipal Guide click here

Standard Work Day and Reporting Resolution click here

O&R Notice to Political Candidates click here

Waterfront Feasibility Study – FINAL (June 1, 2017) click here

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Village of Highland Falls

303 Main St.
Highland Falls, N.Y. 10928
Telephone 845-446-3400
Fax 845-446-2952

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