Frequently Asked Questions

When and where can I pick up reports from the New Paltz Police Dept?

The New Paltz Police Department administrative division is located within the police department at 83 South Putt Corners Road,  New Paltz, NY 12561. Their hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. and can be reached at (845) 255-7112. If you are unable to stop by during normal business hours, arrangements can be made for certain paperwork to be left at the police department dispatcher's window for pick up. Please call first to make those arrangements.

It is best to call prior to coming in to pick up any paperwork in the event it is not yet completed. In this case, you will be given a date when the paperwork will be completed and can be picked up.

How can I contact the New Paltz Court Offices?
The New Paltz Court offices are located at 23 Plattekill Avenue, New Paltz, NY 12561 just above the New Paltz Police Department. Their phone number is (845) 255-0041 and office hours are Monday thru Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. When calling by phone press option #4 for Judge Katz's chambers and option #5 for Judge Bacon's chambers.
What are the laws regarding excessive or unreasonable noise in the Town of New Paltz?
You can find more information here
What are the laws regarding excessive or unreasonable noise in the Village of New Paltz?
You can find more information here
Will the police department fingerprint me for a job application?
Yes. Click here for more information.
Can I park my car on a New Paltz Village street when it is snowing?
The full ordinance is located here
How can I learn more about sex offenders living in my neighborhood?
There are several resources that you can use to find out about sex offenders in your neighborhood. Click here for more information.
Are criminal history records available to the public?
Pursuant to 9 New York Code of Rules and Regulations Part 6050.1, DCJS affirms the right of an individual, or an individual's attorney who has been authorized in writing, to obtain either a copy of all criminal history information maintained on file at DCJS pertaining to himself, or a response indicating that there is no criminal history information on file. For more information click here
What do I need to do when I have an accident?
Click here for more information. You can also check the NYDMV website FAQ for more information.