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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Police Press Release - Bethlehem Police Arrest Glenmont Man for Menacing

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On July 26, 2021, the Bethlehem Police Department arrested Jason M. Belleville, age 40 of Glenmont, NY for Menacing, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, and Reckless Endangerment (all misdemeanors) after two incidents in which Belleville blocked the roadway ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Help Wanted - Telecommunicator in Police Department

The Town of Bethlehem Police Department is seeking candidates for a Telecommunicator. This job involves responsibility for receiving all emergency calls made to the Town and for dispatching the personnel and equipment in accordance with the location and n...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Reducing Human-Bear Conflicts

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Bear sightings are often reported throughout the town especially in spring.  A reminder from the town's Animal Control Officer: People who think they are doing wildlife a favor by feeding them and getting them used to humans are doing th...

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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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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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