Use of Force Policy

In accordance with the provisions set forth by the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Program, the City is required by Standard 20.1 Use of Force-General, to post our Departmental Policy on the use of force, General Order 400: Use of Force (PDF), on our website. This policy was revised on September 27, 2019 to meet the new standards as set by Executive Law Article 840 and was based on the model policy from the New York State Municipal Police Training Council.