Use of Leaf Blowers

The City of White Plains leaf blower ordinance is geared toward reducing loud, unnecessary and unwanted noise in our neighborhoods.

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Deputy Fire Chief Edward J. Ciocca

It is with great sadness that the White Plains Fire Department announces the passing of Deputy Fire Chief Edward J. Ciocca on May 1, 2020. On Behalf of the Mayor of The City of White Plains, Thomas M. Roach, the Commissioner of Public Safety, David E. Chong, and Fire Chief Richard L. Lyman the department thanks Chief Ciocca for his years of loyal service and excellent performance.

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Statement regarding the Death of Mr. George Floyd

The White Plains Department of Public Safety would like to express our deepest sympathy to the family of Mr. George Floyd.

While the world mourns over this tragedy and law enforcement agencies around the nation are once again facing extreme public scrutiny, we would like to assure all of the people that we serve in White Plains that we are constantly striving to strengthen the relationships with our community. The White Plains Police Department evaluates these tragic incidents and applies it to our training, in hope that incidents like these don’t happen here, and we may better protect our community.

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Wuhan University Donation

Thank you to Jihua and Wuhan University for a donation of 2,000 surgical masks to the Department of Public Safety. The Department of Public Safety thanks everyone for your support, care, and partnership. Together, we will beat this vile disease. Please wear a mask while in public, stay home if you can, and wash your hands frequently. Practice social distancing.

Don’t be afraid to call the Department if you feel that you have the virus. Stay well and stay safe.

David Chong
Commissioner