New Windsor Police Department History


The New Windsor Police Department is a full time public service agency providing twenty-four hour law enforcement coverage and emergency dispatching services to the town. All police, fire, and emergency medical dispatching needs are conducted from police headquarters, located at the Town Hall Complex.

Police Chief Robert Doss is a graduate of the FBI's National Academy, located in Quantico, Virginia. The Police Department achieved initial New York State Accreditation from the New York State Accreditation Council in 1996 under the leadership of Chief Walter Koury.  The next re-accreditation assessment is scheduled for early 2026 under the leadership of Chief Robert Doss.

The Police Department provides a full range of services to the community, from investigating the most serious of crimes to talking with children about safety matters.

The Police Department is staffed by fifty full-time officers, and twenty full and part-time professional staff members. 


Learn More About the History of the New Windsor Police Department by clicking on the following links:

Department History
Patch History
Police Sign History