Holiday Package Thefts

Online shopping offers a safe and comfortable respite from unruly crowds, but it has its own hazards. Many people who have gifts shipped to them have the packages left at their doorsteps by their carriers, and these unattended parcels prove irresistible to thieves, who need to do nothing more than walk away with them when no one's looking.

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2018 Civilian Academy

Tuesday Evenings - 7PM-9PM starting October 9th, 2018

The White Plains Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the continuation of the Public Safety Civilian Academy. This special and exciting eight-week program is intended for the residents of the City of White Plains who want to learn more about the White Plains Public Safety Department.

This Academy is offered FREE of charge and is a hands-on, interactive, behind-the-scenes program that is taught by experienced police officers, fire fighters and emergency medical personnel.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is coming up fast and youngsters will soon be out trick or treating. As they get ready to collect their Halloween treats, the White Plains Department of Public Safety and the American Red Cross have tips to make this a fun and safe Halloween.

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White Plains Begins Warning Period for Red Light Safety Camera Program

The City of White Plains Red Light Safety Camera program will begin taking photos of red light runners at designated intersections beginning July 3rd. Cameras will capture still images and video of red-light running violations. This is a public safety program, and the city’s goal is to deter red light runners and prevent collisions resulting from these violations.

During the first 30 days of activation, warning notices will be issued to the vehicle’s registered owner. There will be no fine associated with this warning notice. At the completion of the warning period, Notices of Liability (“NOL”) will be issued to violators. The NOL carries a fine of $50.00 but does not result in any points being added to your license.

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