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Chief Dan McNally has issued the 2023 Guilderland Police Department Annual Report. Each year the annual report focuses on the activities of the department throughout the year highlighting training, new hires, retirements, program goals and achievements, community services activities, criminal investigations and police department statistics.


Captain Eric Batchelder Retires

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Congratulations to Captain Eric Batchelder on his retirement after 26 years of service to the Town of Guilderland.

On Friday, April 26th, 2024, the Guilderland Police Department along with family, friends and many community members, gathered together to hold a Walk-Out Ceremony for Captain Batchelder.

Members of the police department will miss your leadership, wisdom and laughs that you have provided us over the years. We would like to extend our gratitude for all of Captain's time, tireless effort and dedication to the town of Guilderland and the Guilderland Police Department.

Officer Doynow Recognition


Congratulations to our very own Officer Michael Doynow. Officer Doynow was recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Stop DWI New York with the New York State Governor’s Traffic Committee, for his outstanding dedication and support for his efforts in deterring drunk and impaired driving on New York’s highways in 2023.

Thank you Officer Doynow for your continued hard work and dedication to both traffic and public safety in our town.


Guilderland Police 50th Anniversary Memorabilia Available

The Guilderland Police began patrolling the streets of Guilderland in 1972 with a small police force in a rural town. As the Town has grown so has the Guilderland Police Department, which now has 41 members from the Chief of Police down to Patrol Officers. This summer to commemorate 50 years of serving our community, the Guilderland Police Department held two special events. The first was at DiCaprio Park in June and the second was a combined event with National Night Out at Tawasentha Park, Members of the Guilderland Police Department celebrated with our community, 50 years of dedicated service by the men and women of the Guilderland Police.


To mark this milestone, the Guilderland Police are selling challenge coins and patches while supplies last. The coins are $8.00 each or 3 for $20.00 and the patches are $5.00 each. Payment is accepted by cash, check or money order payable to Town of Guilderland. Memorabilia is available for pickup only in the police Chief's office, on the second floor of the police department, Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. 

50th Anniversary Patch


50th Anniversary Challenge Coin





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