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Summer vacation has ended and school will be starting September 3rd for students. The City of Dunkirk Police Department is reminding everyone to pay close attention to children as they walk to and from school and to obey the laws regarding speed in school zones, walking in the roadway, riding bicycles and yielding the right of way to stopped school buses.
Chief Ortolano has issued a School Safety Guidelines. Check them out Here: School Safety Guidleines
National Night Out was held on Tuesday August 5th, 2014 in Washignton Park in the City.
A few hundred people turned out for the event to enjoy food, fun and an evening getting to know the police officers protecting them. "This is a time when we can get the community out and talk about crime prevention," Police Chief David Ortolano said, noting about a dozen officers and several firefighters were on hand for Night Out. "The police officers come out on their own time and get a chance to meet and greet on a positive note with members of the community."
Photos of the event can be viewed here: National Night Out Photos
Parking Changes Announced
Chief David Ortolano recently announced changes coming for Both Overnight and Alternate Parking:
Overnight Parking: Overnight Parking regulations on the main streets such as Central Ave., Lakeshore Dr., Brigham Rd., Doughty St., Main St. and many of the smaller side streets will end Sunday April 6th and does not resume again until Sunday November 2nd.
Alternate Parking: Parking will change back to weekly as follows:
Effective at 5:00PM starting Sunday April 6th and continuing through Sunday November 2nd for one week periods commencing at 5:00PM on any odd numbered Sunday, parking shall be allowed on the odd numbered side of the streets affected and on any even numbered Sunday, parking shall be allowed on the even numbered side of the streets affected. The date of the day after 5:00PM on Sunday determines the side on which parking is allowed for the following week. Courtesy tags will be issued as reminders for a short period of time, after that time parking summonses will be issued.
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The Dunkirk Police Department is now participating with the
CARFAX Police Crash Assistance Program.
By doing this all of the Dunkirk Police Department Accident Reports
will be available for download online.
To obtain a crash report users will begin here: DPD Accident Reports
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