Important updates from your University Police Department

Important updates from your University Police Department

August 28, 2012

To the New Paltz Community;

I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you back to SUNY Paltz! To our first year students, thanks for joining us and I wish you the best during your time here.

I wanted to take a moment to tell you about some important updates that we have phased in over the summer, all intended to make your stay with us a safe one.

  • In July of 2012, University Police launched a new anonymous telephone tip line that anyone can use to let us know about; concerns, crime tips, suggestions, complaints, etc. This is a recorded line, all you will need to do is dial the number and leave your message. The number is 845.257.2230. Or you can just dial 2230 from any campus phone.
  • In August of 2012, University Police launched a FaceBook page. Feel free to check it out at; and don’t forget to click the “like” button! You’ll find updated UPD information on the page, crime prevention tips and information regarding upcoming RAD and other training sessions offered by UPD. The page is also open for your comments. We’re excited to enter the “social media” age and welcome your feedback!
  • Remember, if you need University Police, you can always reach us by dialing extension 2222 from any campus phone or 845.257.2222 from all other phones. In the event of an emergency, simply dial 911 from ANY phone. Our email address is
  • Finally you can contact us through our “Silent Witness” program through our website at

David Dugatkin
Chief of Police

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