|Co-op City Department of Public Safety|
|Common name||Co-op City Public Safety|
|Operations jurisdiction||Baychester, New York, New York, USA|
|Map of Co-op City Department of Public Safety's jurisdiction.|
|Legal jurisdiction||Riverbay Corporation|
|Governing body||Riverbay Corp|
|Public Safety Officers||100+|
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.
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.
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.
Co-op City Department of Public Safety has the following units:
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. In 2008, the department started giving Public Safety officers training in Segways after the department deployed 3 Segways for patrol.
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.
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.