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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF


Welcome to Our Website. The Cheektowaga Police Department consists of Law Enforcement Professionals committed to serving the Community. We operate under the Core Values of Honor, Integrity, Discipline and Respect. Our Goal is to provide a Professional and Courteous experience to all we meet.

We rely on and welcome assistance from our community and citizens; we cannot do this job alone.  Together we can make the Town of Cheektowaga a great place to live, work and recreate in.

Please explore Our Website to learn more about Our Department and what we do.

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We were excited to meet Polla and hear about all the great things they are doing at White Whiskers Senior Dog Sanctuary! What a great program that helps senior dogs live out their years in a safe, comfortable environment.What an honor!! Today we received a generous $500 donation from the Cheektowaga Police Captains and Lieutenants Association! I was so happy to accept this contribution to our cause! Standing L. to R. - Captain Jeff Schmidt, Lieutenant Pat Chludzinski, Polla (me), and Lieutenant Emil DeVincentis. And a special thank you to Aaron, the Cheektowaga DCO, for nominating us! Whiskers is so blessed! Cheektowaga Police Department ... See MoreSee Less
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Weather reports indicate dangerous travel conditions during the evening commute. Please drive carefully and try to avoid unnecessary travel. ... See MoreSee Less
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NEWS RELEASE****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****On February 26, 2024 at approximately 9:00PM Cheektowaga Police and Fire Dispatch received calls of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Transit Road between Cloverleaf Drive and Rehm Road in the Town of Cheektowaga. Police Officers from both the Cheektowaga and Lancaster Police Departments responded to the accident. An investigation revealed that a vehicle was struck in the driver’s side as it entering into traffic from a parking lot located on the West side of Transit Road by a vehicle that was traveling Southbound on Transit Road. The vehicle that was struck was driven by 51-year-old Jennifer Hylkema, who was critically injured and taken to the Erie County Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver of the second vehicle was identified as 24-year-old Alondra Ramirez-Santiago of Cheektowaga, NY. The Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit immediately began to evaluate the accident. Alondra Ramirez-Santiago was arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter in the second degree, driving while intoxicated in the first degree, and reckless driving. She was arraigned by Judge Stevens and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center. ... See MoreSee Less
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On January 15, 2024 at approximately 7:20PM Antwain Hankle was struck and killed by a passing motorist while cleaning off his vehicle of snow in front of his Losson Road home. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and the Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit began a lengthy investigation into the incident. We are grateful to our community members who came forward to aid in our search by providing information about the identity and location of the suspected driver and vehicle. The driver of the vehicle that struck and killed Antwain Hankle was identified as 40-year-old Matthew Althoff of Amherst, NY. This morning Matthew Althoff was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident without reporting, a Class D felony. He was arraigned by Judge Stevens and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center. ... See MoreSee Less
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The Cheektowaga Police Department would just like to remind everyone to please lock your vehicles and do not leave your car unoccupied and idling. There has been an uptick in vehicle thefts throughout the area so we are asking that everyone be safe and help prevent as many vehicle thefts as possible. ... See MoreSee Less
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Call in your Tip

If you have a crime tip you would like to share with us, please contact our Front Desk at 716-686-3501. They will process your needs appropriately. Callers can remain completely anonymous if you desire.

SURVEILLANCE CAMERA REGISTRY

The Cheektowaga Police Department is committed to solving every crime that is reported. Having support from the community often makes that task easier to complete. If you have surveillance cameras at your location and would like to notify us that they exist, please complete the form below. This information WILL NOT BE POSTED PUBLICLY. It will strictly be stored internally at the Police Department and shared with the Erie Crime Analysis Center. Unless a crime occurs in your area, you will never be contacted regarding your security. If a crime does occur, an Officer may call or email you and ask that you check your video for possible assistance in the case. Thank You for your continued support!

Any questions may be directed to our Community Crime Prevention Office at 716-897-7293.

  • Please enter your zip code.
  • Please enter a contact number to call if we have to speak with someone to check your cameras.

Citizen Commendation / Complaint Form

If you have a commendation or complaint regarding how an Employee or Officer handled an incident for you, please fill out the attached form and we can look into your concerns. A Police Department Supervisor will contact you within 5 business days. If you wish to inform us of a traffic situation or neighborhood issue, please contact the Sergeant’s Office at 716-686-3519, or Dispatch using 911. Any non-service related situations entered here will NOT BE ADDRESSED.

PARKING TICKETS

Jan 1 – June 27, 2023

1053

CITATIONS

​Jan 1 – Jun 27, 2023

3407

ARRESTS

Jan 1 – Jun 27, 2023

1856

CALLS FOR SERVICE

Jan 1 – Jun 27, 2023

21688

CHEEKTOWAGA POLICE DEPARTMENT

3223 Union Road
Cheektowaga, New York 14227

Phone: (716) 686-3500

911 FOR EMERGENCIES

CHIEF BRIAN F COONS

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Copyright © 2022
Cheektowaga Police Department
All rights reserved.

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF


Welcome to Our Website. The Cheektowaga Police Department consists of Law Enforcement Professionals committed to serving the Community. We operate under the Core Values of Honor, Integrity, Discipline and Respect. Our Goal is to provide a Professional and Courteous experience to all we meet.

We rely on and welcome assistance from our community and citizens; we cannot do this job alone.  Together we can make the Town of Cheektowaga a great place to live, work and recreate in.

Please explore Our Website to learn more about Our Department and what we do.

CHEEKTOWAGA POLICE FACEBOOK FEEDCHEEKTOWAGA POLICE TWITTER FEEDCRIME STOPPERS BUFFALO FEEDCHEEKTOWAGA POLICE NEWS BLOGTIPSSURVEILLANCE CAMERA REGISTRYCITIZEN COMMENDATIONS / COMPLAINTS
We were excited to meet Polla and hear about all the great things they are doing at White Whiskers Senior Dog Sanctuary! What a great program that helps senior dogs live out their years in a safe, comfortable environment.What an honor!! Today we received a generous $500 donation from the Cheektowaga Police Captains and Lieutenants Association! I was so happy to accept this contribution to our cause! Standing L. to R. - Captain Jeff Schmidt, Lieutenant Pat Chludzinski, Polla (me), and Lieutenant Emil DeVincentis. And a special thank you to Aaron, the Cheektowaga DCO, for nominating us! Whiskers is so blessed! Cheektowaga Police Department ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Weather reports indicate dangerous travel conditions during the evening commute. Please drive carefully and try to avoid unnecessary travel. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
NEWS RELEASE****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****On February 26, 2024 at approximately 9:00PM Cheektowaga Police and Fire Dispatch received calls of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Transit Road between Cloverleaf Drive and Rehm Road in the Town of Cheektowaga. Police Officers from both the Cheektowaga and Lancaster Police Departments responded to the accident. An investigation revealed that a vehicle was struck in the driver’s side as it entering into traffic from a parking lot located on the West side of Transit Road by a vehicle that was traveling Southbound on Transit Road. The vehicle that was struck was driven by 51-year-old Jennifer Hylkema, who was critically injured and taken to the Erie County Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver of the second vehicle was identified as 24-year-old Alondra Ramirez-Santiago of Cheektowaga, NY. The Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit immediately began to evaluate the accident. Alondra Ramirez-Santiago was arrested and charged with vehicular manslaughter in the second degree, driving while intoxicated in the first degree, and reckless driving. She was arraigned by Judge Stevens and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
On January 15, 2024 at approximately 7:20PM Antwain Hankle was struck and killed by a passing motorist while cleaning off his vehicle of snow in front of his Losson Road home. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and the Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit began a lengthy investigation into the incident. We are grateful to our community members who came forward to aid in our search by providing information about the identity and location of the suspected driver and vehicle. The driver of the vehicle that struck and killed Antwain Hankle was identified as 40-year-old Matthew Althoff of Amherst, NY. This morning Matthew Althoff was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident without reporting, a Class D felony. He was arraigned by Judge Stevens and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
The Cheektowaga Police Department would just like to remind everyone to please lock your vehicles and do not leave your car unoccupied and idling. There has been an uptick in vehicle thefts throughout the area so we are asking that everyone be safe and help prevent as many vehicle thefts as possible. ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

Call in your Tip

If you have a crime tip you would like to share with us, please contact our Front Desk at 716-686-3501. They will process your needs appropriately. Callers can remain completely anonymous if you desire.

SURVEILLANCE CAMERA REGISTRY

The Cheektowaga Police Department is committed to solving every crime that is reported. Having support from the community often makes that task easier to complete. If you have surveillance cameras at your location and would like to notify us that they exist, please complete the form below. This information WILL NOT BE POSTED PUBLICLY. It will strictly be stored internally at the Police Department and shared with the Erie Crime Analysis Center. Unless a crime occurs in your area, you will never be contacted regarding your security. If a crime does occur, an Officer may call or email you and ask that you check your video for possible assistance in the case. Thank You for your continued support!

Any questions may be directed to our Community Crime Prevention Office at 716-897-7293.

  • Please enter your zip code.
  • Please enter a contact number to call if we have to speak with someone to check your cameras.

Citizen Commendation / Complaint Form

If you have a commendation or complaint regarding how an Employee or Officer handled an incident for you, please fill out the attached form and we can look into your concerns. A Police Department Supervisor will contact you within 5 business days. If you wish to inform us of a traffic situation or neighborhood issue, please contact the Sergeant’s Office at 716-686-3519, or Dispatch using 911. Any non-service related situations entered here will NOT BE ADDRESSED.

PARKING TICKETS

​Jan 1 – Jun 27, 2023

1053

CITATIONS

Jan 1 – Jun 27, 2023

3407

ARRESTS

Jan 1 – Jun 27, 2023

1856

CALLS FOR SERVICE

Jan 1 – Jun 27, 2023

21688

CHEEKTOWAGA POLICE DEPARTMENT

3223 Union Road
Cheektowaga, New York 14227

Phone: (716) 686-3500

911 FOR EMERGENCIES

CHIEF​ BRIAN F COONS

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Copyright © 2022
Cheektowaga Police Department
All rights reserved.