The Lynbrook Police Patrol Division has the primary roll of first responder to emergencies, to deter crime, to observe for unusual activities and to act as the initial investigator of criminal activity. They are under the immediate command of a patrol supervisor. Their duties include but are not limited to:
The Lynbrook Police Department has a fleet of patrol vehicles, both marked and unmarked, for this purpose. Vehicles are equipped with two way radios which can communicate with Lynbrook Police Headquarters, other motor patrol vehicles, neighboring village, county and state police departments, as well as federal agencies working in our vicinity.
Vehicles are also equipped with the following:
The Detective Division is responsible for the initiation of and follow up of investigation matters that may be beyond the scope and/or expertise of the Patrol Division. Members of the Detective Division are called to assist the Patrol Division on all serious crimes and major investigations.
The Detective Division phone number is (516) 599-3300. Ask the operator to connect you with the Detective Division. In emergencies or during situations that are in progress, the Police Dispatcher should be called directly by dialing 9-1-1.
After business hours, non-emergency inquiries should be made by calling Police Headquarters at 516-599-3300.
When should I call the Police Department’s Detective Division?
The Juvenile Division investigates acts of criminal and/or antisocial behavior committed by juveniles within the Village of Lynbrook. The Juvenile Division also offers age appropriate educational information to children.
Juvenile Division’s mission is to actively pursue eradication of the abuse and sexual exploitation of children; and to eliminate the sale purchase, and use of narcotics, toxic substances, and alcohol by juveniles; and to enhance Department-wide youth programs, especially for at-risk youth.
Our Juvenile officer acts as a liaison to local schools has an excellent working relationship with the local school’s staff. He assists our schools with developing programs within the schools and offers guidance on handling criminal activity perpetrated within the schools to school district personnel.
The Juvenile division conducts age appropriate educational programs for schools and community groups.
Contact Police Officer Robert Meier at 516-599-3300 for additional information.
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