Welcome to the Colonie Police Department resources page. Here you will find information regarding commonly requested documents and resources.
Below are annual reports that outline how we have delivered on our strategic priorities within our community in an increasingly complex and challenging policing environment.
2016 Annual Report (PDF)
Related resources (PDF)
The Town of Colonie Civil Service department is responsible for the administration, recruitment, selection, and examination of prospective Town employees as well as classification of positions in the Town. For more details about positions see our careers page.
Information regarding frequently asked questions can be found on our FAQs page.
Forms & Documents
Below are links to download forms and documents, as well as other resources on Colonie Police website.
The Colonie Police Department utilizes OffenderWatch® to manage and monitor the whereabouts, conduct and compliance status of the registered offenders in Colonie. Search by address for a list of sex offenders in your area. You may also register to receive alerts. Protect your family with safety tips and information.
The Colonie Police Department uses a communications service called NIXLE that allows the Department to send community information directly to residents or anyone who works or frequents the town after subscribing to the free service.
The Town of Colonie Police Department is committed to keeping the public safe and informed about critical events that impact their lives. Nixle alerts lets you sign up to receive emergency and community messages through a preferred method of communication. This could be a mobile phone, home phone, text message, e-mail or more. You can choose the locations you prefer to be contacted about. You can receive notifications about emergencies that may affect your home, your workplace, or your child's school.
Types of notifications
Nixle alerts allows the Town of Colonie to communicate effectively to a larger audience to relay timely and important information. Residents can expect to receive four types of messages from Nixle:
- Alerts (many would refer to this as an emergency type alert)
- Advisories (less urgent need-to-know information)
- Community Information (day-to-day neighborhood to community-level information)
- Traffic (very localized traffic information)