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DCAS Police Department

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The DCAS Police Department protects tenants and visitors at properties owned, leased, and operated by DCAS. The department maintains a uniformed law enforcement presence to screen, detect, and apprehend individuals who violate general criminal laws of New York City and New York State.







 DCAS Police have significant safety responsibilities, including:

  • Conducting preliminary investigations of accidents, building rule violations, criminal complaints, security breaches, and thefts of both City and personal property.
  • Developing and implement corrective and preventive measures.
  • Assisting in operational and emergency planning across DCAS and with other emergency response agencies during emergency conditions.
  • Manages and administers the contract guard agreement to ensure necessary security guard staffing.
  • Provides active shooter training for DCAS personnel and other City agencies.


If you have an emergency on a DCAS property, first call 911; then call the DCAS Police Department 24-hour emergency number (212) 669-4300.