Police Department

In an emergency call 911. 

For non-emergency police issues please call: (518) 438-4000.

The Albany Police Department created the video below to address questions from the public regarding what you can do during an active shooter situation.

Our Vision

The Albany Police Department will strive to eliminate crime and the fear of crime by inspiring and empowering our community to work together to improve our quality of life and make Albany the safest community in America.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to protecting the community we serve by proactively improving quality of life. We will inspire confidence through a collaborative effort to problem solving and enforcement of laws. We are committed to this mission and the direction it guides us.

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Albany Police Department Headquarters
165 Henry Johnson Blvd.
Albany, New York 12210
(518) 438-4000

LGBT Liaison for the Police Department
Lt. Melissa Gipson
518 462-8013