Police Department

In Case of Emergency: Dial 911

police-badgeThe mission of the Johnstown Police Department is to serve and protect the people and property within the corporate limits of the City of Johnstown. We will enforce all state and local laws in a professional manner with courtesy and fairness.

We consider it our duty and privilege, not only to protect our citizens from the criminals but also to protect and defend the rights guaranteed under our structure of government.

We serve a population of approximately 8,743 and covers approximately 4.9 square miles of territory. The department is comprised of a Chief of Police, a Lieutenant, 22 sworn officers, 1 confidential secretary and 1 animal control officer. The department received over 9,000 calls for service last year.

Recent Announcements:

  • Parking Ban will go into effect starting December 1st and runs through April 1st. All vehicles need to be off all City Streets from Midnight – 6AM.
  • Due to recent criminal activity in the area, residents are reminded to lock their vehicles and to keep expensive items out of view. Residences should also be secured when not home or when home alone (women, children, elderly).
  • Schools are back in session. Motorists are reminded to be vigilant when around schools and playgrounds during and after school hours.

police-department-buildingJohnstown Police Department
33-41 East Main Street
P.O. Box 160
Johnstown, New York 12095

Office is open 7 days a week 6AM—10 PM
After 10 PM call Dispatch Number

Dispatch Number: (518) 736-2100
Non-Emergency Number: (518) 736-4021
Fax: (518) 762-7868
E-mail: jpd@cityofjohnstown.ny.gov