Welcome to the Cheektowaga Police Department’s Web Site. We are proud to be a New York State Accredited Agency. The Town of Cheektowaga Police Department was established in 1932 to serve and protect the community. It has evolved from a department of eleven, to today’s 130 sworn officers who respond to over 50,000 calls for service annually; making it one of the busiest town agencies in New York State.
The Town is approximately 30 square miles, with a population of nearly 89,000 residents which can increase to over 200,000 during the day, due to our large retail, transportation and commercial areas. Our Police Department takes a proactive approach to addressing the needs of the Town’s citizens; from crime to quality of life issues. This is evident daily, from foot patrols to bicycle and segway units, to our Crime Resistance Bureau.
Last night CPD received several calls of a suspicious green person with an odd smile stealing Christmas presents from vehicles. CPD’s afternoon patrol officers located this person. When questioned, the person identified himself as the Grinch stated “they are my presents”. CPD Officers checked out his story and determined that is was a lie and […]