Job Posting- Chief of Police

The City of Watervliet is Seeking Experienced Applicants for the Position of Chief of Police. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to:General Manager Joseph LaCivita at jlacivita@watervliet.com .Subject line: Resume City of Watervliet Chief of Police.Or send via mail to: City of WatervlietJoseph LaCivita, General Manager#2 15th StreetWatervliet NY 12189. Click here

Forensic Evidence Aids in Arson Arrest

Shortly after midnight on January 13th, 2019 members of the Watervliet Police & Fire Departments were dispatched to 313 19th Street for a report of a structure fire. Upon their arrival, first responders discovered a significant fire on the back porch of the occupied building, which contained two storefronts and several apartments. Watervliet Police Officers

Female Arrested Following One-Night Crime Spree

Female Arrested Following One-Night Crime Spree The Watervliet Police Department received numerous reports of vehicles that had been damaged or ransacked during the early morning hours of Thursday, March 26th, 2020. With the assistance of the community, the Watervliet Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit was able to identify the perpetrator as GINA F. GREGIO age

COVID-19 UPDATE

The members of the Watervliet Police Department are working around the clock to continue to monitor the recent outbreak of COVID-19. The WPD will be taking additional steps to ensure the health and safety of the community while continuing to provide quality law enforcement services. The following steps will be implemented immediately: -Access to Watervliet