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Watervliet Police Department Recovers Four ‘Ghost Guns’ Which are Fast Becoming an Increased Threat to Many Communities.

April 22nd, 2022|

On April 16, 2022, the Watervliet Police Department investigated the alleged unlawful possession of a firearm by a resident of 747 Broadway. At the conclusion of a search warrant executed by the Watervliet Police Department, in conjunction with the Colonie Police Department’s Special Services Team, four illegally possessed, untraceable 9mm

Cohoes Woman Arrested After Intentionally Causing House Fire.

April 15th, 2022|

On April 12, 2022, at approximately 1:37 a.m., the Watervliet Police Department responded to a structure fire at 1409 Broadway. Upon arrival, first responders observed a heavy fire condition at the basement apartment entryway. In addition, a vehicle nearby the residence sustained extensive damage not as a result of the

WPD Now Hiring

March 31st, 2022|

  The Watervliet Police Department is seeking experienced candidates for the position of "Discovery Coordinator" Interested candidates should complete an application (found below) and submit it to the Secretary of Civil Service, Carol Ratigan. Click below to view the official job posting. Further questions can be directed to LT. Brian

18 Month-Old Assaulted in ‘Vliet; Mother & Boyfriend Arrested.

March 30th, 2022|

On March 18, 2022, Watervliet police detectives, along with the NYS Office of Children and Family Services, responded to a local hospital to investigate a complaint of an assault against an 18-month-old child. Through investigation, it was determined the child’s injuries were the result of two separate attacks during a

Arrest Made in 24th Street Homicide.

February 21st, 2022|

On February 18, 2022 at approximately 9:40 a.m., the Watervliet Police Department responded to 620 24th St. for a shooting complaint. Upon arrival, an officer was immediately escorted to the rear of the apartment where he observed a male lying on his back suffering from several gunshot wounds. As a

Domestic Incident Leads Cops to Drugs, Money and Stolen Handgun.

February 8th, 2022|

On February 4 th, 2022 at approximately 9:47 a.m., Watervliet police officers responded to the 700 block of Third Avenue for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, the victim reported that her ex-boyfriend, Alex R. Wilks damaged property and violated an order of protection. As a result, officers detained Wilks, who

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