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Rochdale Village Public Safety Department

A safe and secure community depends on the cooperation and assistance of every cooperator and all staff to be aware of possible safety hazards and of the potential for crime in the community. Crime prevention and prompt reporting of unsafe conditions should be the objectives of every resident and employer/employee in the Rochdale community.

Rochdale’s policy is that residents and employees must report safety hazards, crimes, loss of property, illness, or injury. Incidents can be reported to any officer or by calling or visiting the Office of Public Safety.

You can also email complaints to to be forwarded to the proper authority.  Please write “complaint” in subject line.  Please include date, time, and location of incident. Emergencies should not be emailed; emails are read and forwarded Monday thru Friday 8am to 4pm.

Dispatch 718 276-2400 ext. 367, 368

Director of Public Safety  - Chief Adolph Osback - 718 276-2400

Open Schedule – Lt. Ernest Gaither - 718 276-2400


8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  - Supervisors - Lt. Verda Smith- Bataille - 718 276-2400

3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. - Lt. Jose Padilla - 718 276-2400

4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. - Supervisors –718 276-2400


Investigations Department - 718 276-2400 ext. 356

Public Safety Office  -718 276-2400


Rochdale Village Public Safety Department:

169-65 137th Avenue (located next to Community Center)

Phone: (718) 276-2400 (24hrs) extension 367/368


To report an EMERGENCY, call 911


In an emergency, residents WITHOUT PHONES can also dial 811 ENTER into the silver pushbutton phones installed in the lobby of any building.  This three-minute service connects directly to Public Safety’s central dispatch and is available 24 hours a day.