The Binghamton Police Department
, commonly referred to as the Binghamton Police, Binghamton Police Bureau, or simply BPD, is a professional police organization responsible for primary jurisdictional law enforcement for the city of Binghamton
, New York. Binghamton is located in Broome County
, which is located in the Southern Tier
of New York State
. Binghamton Police headquarters are located in Government Plaza, 38 Hawley Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 (607) 772-7077. The department is a New York State Accredited Agency.
Founded in 1867, the department has 124 sworn officers and several civilian employees. The Binghamton Police became a New York State Accredited Police Department in 1995, meeting the 144 standards set forth by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Office of Public Safety.
In terms of number of sworn officers (124), the Binghamton Police is the largest department in the Greater Binghamton area. The department’s sworn officers consists of 115 men, 9 women. The agency employs 118 Caucasian officers, 1 African-American officer, 1 Asian American officer, 2 Latino American officers and 2 biracial officers. The agency serves a city population of 47,380 (2000 Census).
Structure and organization
The Binghamton Police Patrol Division is divided into three daily shifts (reliefs). 'Relief One' hours are 10:45pm to 6:45am, 'Relief Two' hours are 6:45am to 2:45pm, and 'Relief Three' hours are 2:45pm to... Read More