The main function of the Alfred Police Department is to provide a highly visible, proactive patrol within the village and township and to be the first responder to calls for service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The department covers approximately 25 square miles of territory, which includes the village, town and the Alfred University and SUNY at Alfred campuses. We are responsible for patrolling 66 miles of streets, roads and highways (5.4 miles-Village; 41.2 miles-Town; 6.8 miles-County; 12.7 miles-State). The population served fluctuates between 5,100 during the summer to 10,000 while the colleges are in session. All officers are assigned to patrol. The department is comprised of the Chief of Police, one Sergeant, one Sergeant / Investigator, four full time Patrolmen and nine part time Patrolmen. All officers are responsible for responding to calls for police services, traffic enforcement, conducting preliminary investigations, conflict resolution, identifying criminal offenders and criminal activity, apprehending offenders, conducting crime prevention and suppression activities and fostering positive police / community relations. Additionally the Sergeant / Investigator is assigned to investigate any major or high profile investigations handled by the department.
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