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Posted on: August 1, 2020

Police Press Release - Bethlehem Police Investigating Two Suspected Drug Related Overdose Fatalities

August 1, 2020

            The Bethlehem Police Department is currently investigating two fatal suspected drug overdoses that have occurred within the last twenty-four hours in Delmar.  In the ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2020

Bethlehem Police and NYS Governor's Traffic Safety Committee Partner to Improve Roadway Safety

Speed Enforcement - Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine

The Bethlehem Police Department, in continued partnership with the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, will have extra police patrols on the streets with the goal of reducing speed related crashes from August 3rd through August 1...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Police Press Release - Bethlehem Police Make Arrests in Yearlong Burglary Investigation

            The Bethlehem Police Department has made two arrests after a yearlong investigation into a Glenmont burglary.  On July 15, 2019, at 3:44AM, the Bethlehem Police Department responde...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Police Press Release - Bethlehem Police Arrest Troy Man for Sex Offenses Involving Juveniles

             On Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 2:58AM, members of the Bethlehem Police Department located an occupied parked vehicle in the rear of the closed Elm Avenue Town Park.  Upon...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Police Press Release - Bethlehem Police Offer Consolidated Services in Wake of MeTooBethlehem Posts

July 1, 2020

The Bethlehem Police Department is aware of a recently added Instagram profile entitled “Me Too Bethlehem”.  In barely twenty-four hours, over one hundred anonymous reports have been published on this account that ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

2020 Bethlehem Police Department (Virtual) Awards Ceremony

2020 Bethlehem Police Awards Ceremony

2020 Bethlehem Police Department Virtual Awards Ceremony

Due to COVID-19 the Bethlehem Police Department was unable to host its annual awards ceremony. This awards ceremony honors the excellent efforts of our members, and is a tribute to the hard work, ded...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

Bethlehem Police Department Case 81-V-28-0026 – Unidentified Human Remains

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Bethlehem Police Department Case 81-V-28-0026 – Unidentified Human Remains

The Bethlehem Police Department continues to investigate the 1981 finding of human remains, in an effort to identify the decedent.

DNA of the decedent is now on file, howev...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Updates to New York State Child Safety Seat Law

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Updates to Child Safety Seat Law

            Effective November 1, 2019, New York State Law has been amended requiring all children under the age of two, be restrained in a rear-facing car seat. &nb...

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NYS Governor's Traffic Safety Committee Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Police Press Release - Are any fireworks legal in New York State?

With the the summer upon us, there have been many questions on legal and illegal fireworks.  The Bethlehem Police Department would like to clarify what fireworks are legal, and which are not.  Due to recent changes by the legislature the...

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