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Criminal Activity

In the event of any criminal activity:

  • Do not confront or attempt to apprehend the perpetrator.
  • Call the Department of Public Safety and/or 911 immediately.

When you have connected with the Department of Public Safety or 911, be prepared to provide as much information as possible:

  • Where/what is happening (or happened)
  • Description of weapon, if any
  • Description of individual(s)-sex, race, height, weight, clothing
  • Direction of individuals fleeing the scene-and how they were fleeing
  • Vehicle used: make, color, plate number, direction of travel
Then:
  • Provide a call-back number so that the Department of Public Safety or the policy dispatcher can reach you for additional information.
  • Move to a safe, well-lit area and advise the dispatcher of your description and location.
  • If safe, remain to direct the Department of Public Safety or police.
Department of Public Safety

Rose Hill
Extension: 2222 or 5832
Phone: 718-817-2222 or 718-817-5832

Lincoln Center
Extension: 6076
Phone: 212-930-8888 or 212-636-6076

Westchester
Extension: 3333
Phone: 914-367-3001 or 914-367-3333