Niskayuna Police Department


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Two recruits working way toward police force

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Police Department is adding two more boys in blue, who, upon successful completion of the police academy and field training, will bring the total department roster to 29. In the past…


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Rosendale Road traffic complaints prompt study

BY INDIANA NASH Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA- The Niskayuna police department will be completing a traffic study along Rosendale Road after residents have brought up concerns of speeding and noise. According to residents, Rosendale Road used to be a quiet road…


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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

CAPITAL REGION- A home is only as safe as its medicine cabinet. It’s not a saying that’s caught on yet. But with the national focus on prescription drug addiction, the medicine cabinet is becoming a focal point in the fight…



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Drop off old meds on Saturday

BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — On Sunday, Sept. 26, the Niskayuna Community Action Program, the town of Niskayuna and the Niskayuna Police Department will hold a drug takeback day at Town Hall. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,…


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Public record for Niskayuna, August 2015

Christine M. Maddaloni, 49, of Long Pond Drive, Rotterdam, was charged Aug. 3 with petty larceny, third-degree unlawful possession of personal identification, third-degree identity theft, issuing a bad check and second-degree criminal impersonation. Nebu Babu, 34, of Coplon Avenue, Schenectady,…



Recent Niskayuna High School graduate Samantha Burgess discusses some solutions to teen drinking at Niska-Day at the Niskayuna Police Department. (Rebecca Isenhart/Gazette Reporter)

Teen drinking at Niska-Day upsets student

Op-ed piece in school newspaper leads to meeting with town police BY REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — With parades, games, food trucks and old friends, Niskayuna’s biggest community event, Niska-Day, should have been a celebration for graduating senior Samantha…


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Niskayuna public record: April 2015

NISKAYUNA POLICE DEPARTMENT Julie Rooney, 52, of Inman Rod, was charged April 1 with driving while intoxicated, and a violations and April 3 with second-degree criminal contempt. Daniel C. Parks, 48, of Greenpoint Avenue, Rotterdam, was chared April with third-degree…


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Alleged Niskayuna burglar arrested

NISKAYUNA — A man is facing a felony burglary charge after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing a house in Niskayuna, according to police. Fardin M. Sharifipour, 43, was arrested Friday after police say a resident of Balltown…