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Co-op City Department of Public Safety
Co-op City Department of Public Safety
COOP City Police Patch.jpg
Common nameCo-op City Public Safety
AbbreviationCCPD
Agency overview
Employees110+
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionBaychester, New York, New York, USA
Map of New York Highlighting New York City.svg
Map of Co-op City Department of Public Safety's jurisdiction.
Size0.936 sq.mi.
Population60,000
Legal jurisdictionRiverbay Corporation
Governing bodyRiverbay Corp
General nature
Public Safety Officers100+
Clerical Staff

Dispatchers
3

7
Agency executive
  • Joseph Riley, Chief
Website
Official Site

The Co-op City Department of Public Safety (CCPD) is a private Law Enforcement agency in the Baychester section of the (Bronx) in New York City, which is patrolled by the New York City Police Department's 45th Precinct. Co-op City Public Safety Officer duties include protecting the property, citizens and enforcing all laws on Co-op City property. The Co-op City Department of Public Safety currently employs more than 100 Public Safety officers and 10 civilian employees.[1][2][3]

The New York City Police Department is the primary law enforcement and investigatory agency within the five boroughs of New York City as per the NYC Charter (law), which includes Co-op City community.

Co-op City Department of Public Safety is governed by the RiverBay Corporation.

History

Co-op City Department of Public Safety at the 2017 Co-op City National Night Out on August 1st, 2017

Co-op City management created the Co-op City Department of Public Safety to protect the property and citizens of Co-op City. Co-op City is the largest housing development in the world, with approximately 60,000 residents, 35 high rise buildings, 240 duplex townhouses, and 8 parking garages.

Units

Co-op City Department of Public Safety has the following units:

  • Patrol Unit
  • Bicycle Unit
  • Emergency Response Unit
  • Gang Intelligence Unit
  • Community Affairs
  • Training Unit
  • Investigations Unit
  • Community Policing

Training

Co-op City Public Safety Officers must complete all training required by New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) as a Peace Officer, In addition Officers go through training in physical control of a subject, the use and effects of pepper spray, and firearms training.[4] In 2008, the department started giving Public Safety officers training in Segways after the department deployed 3 Segways for patrol.[5][6]

Equipment

Co-op City Public Safety Officers are armed on duty only after receiving a handgun permit by the New York City Police Department as a Special Patrolman as described in NYS Criminal Procedure Law 2.10 sub 27 and also use pepper spray, batons, handcuffs, flashlights, and walkie talkie radios.

Power and authority

Co-op City Public Safety Officers are Special Patrolmen, with Special Patrolmen status officers have peace officer powers while on duty only. Co-op City officers can make an arrest without warrant, carry and use handcuffs. In 2008, the city of New York granted Co-op City Public Safety officers the authority to issue parking summonses to illegally parked vehicles on Co-op City property.[7]

Vehicles

Currently, the department utilizes Ford Crown Victoria, Chevrolet Impala, Ford E-Series and Chevrolet Express vans, scooters[disambiguation needed], Ford E-350 trucks and Ford F-550 trucks[8][9]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Uniformed Patrol". ccpd.us. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Community Policing". ccpd.us. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "Organization". ccpd.us. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Training". ccpd.us. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ "Technology". ccpd.us. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "Department Photos". ccpd.us. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "Public Safety Report". ccpd.us. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "Co-Op City Housing Police Bronx NY". policecarwebsite.net. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "Co-Op City Police Department Van, Bronx, New York City". Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Retrieved 2015.

External links


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