The administrative office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and can be reached at 458-5670. If it is not an emergency, and you know the extension of the member you are interested in contacting, you may dial it at any time. In the event of an emergency, please dial 911 for assistance.
Chief William Becker is a 38-year veteran of Law Enforcement beginning his career in 1976 as a Security Police K-9 Officer and member of the Air Force 1 St Special Emergency Service Team Flight, while serving in the USAF – Chief Becker continued to serve as a member of the New York Air National Guard with the 174 th TFW, Hancock Field, from January 1982 to August 2003. In 1985 Chief Becker was appointed by the town of Manlius Police Department as a police officer. During Chief Becker’s career he has held the rank of Patrol Officer, K-9 handler, Emergency Service Team Commander, Instructor, Investigator and Sergeant. In 2007 Chief Becker became the Chief of the Village of Liverpool Police Department where he served until 2013, taking a position with the Oneida Nation Police, Bureau of Indian Affairs. In July of 2018 Chief Becker joined the North Syracuse Police Department as their Assistant Chief.
Chief Becker has also been the recipient of numerous military and civilian Law Enforcement awards during his career. He served in Operations Paul Bunyan, Eagle, Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom.
Chief Becker is presently the CNY Chiefs of Police Associations representative for the Counter Terrorism Zone 7, committee. He is also an active member of the Central New York, Onondaga, New York State, and International, Associations of Chiefs of Police.
Chief Becker is a graduate of the Baker High School, USAF Community College, Central New York Regional Police Academy, USAF Security Police Academy, along with numerous other formal Law Enforcement and Tactical Operation schools during his career.
Chief Becker resides in Manlius, New York with his wife, Marcella, and has a daughter Marcella who has also chosen a carrier in Law Enforcement.
The Village of North Syracuse Police Department is your full time, community service oriented Police Department. Established in 1948 the North Syracuse Police Department has continuously evolved to meet the public safety needs of the citizens they serve. The Department is now comprised of 10 full-time and 6 part-time, sworn officers and 2 civilians on staff and is responsible for over 10,000 complaints a year ranging from quality of life issues to major felonies. Today’s North Syracuse Police Department, under the leadership of Chief of Police William J. Becker, employs sworn personnel trained to meet the unique challenges facing law enforcement in the 21st century. In addition to 800 hours of training mandated by state law under the Municipal Police Training Council, North Syracuse Police Officers receive specialized training in anti-terrorism, youth relations, juvenile law, emergency management and much more. This specialized training enhances the abilities and skills that are necessary for Officers to effectively provide professional and quality service to the public it serves. Click here to download the 2017 annual report.
AGENCY MISSION AND VALUES
I. OUR MISSION
The mission of the North Syracuse Village Police Department is to work in partnership with the community, to protect life and property, solve neighborhood problems and enhance the quality of life in our village.
II. OUR VISION
The Village of North Syracuse Police Department’s vision is to provide effective and efficient police services to our citizens, in the most professional, polite and service-oriented manner possible by tailoring our operations to meet the needs and expectations of our community.
III. OUR VALUES
- We will maintain the highest level of integrity.
- We will be self critical and accountable for our commitments and results.
- We will treat all persons with compassion, respect and dignity.
- We will engage in open and honest communication.
- We will always seek to provide the highest quality of service.
- We will preserve and safeguard individual rights and liberties.
Traffic and Speeding Complaints: Please email your concerns to [email protected] Our Police Officers aggressively patrol the Village Streets – 24 hours a day, seven days a week without interruption.
Some answers to commonly asked questions:
Noise – Noise ordinance is in effect from 10pm – 7am. Unreasonable noise can be either verbal or mechanical which crosses property lines and annoys a person of reasonable sensibilities including but not limited to:Radios or bands, loud mufflers or engines, power equipment, loud parties, or barking dogs.
Dogs All dogs over 6 months old must be licensed. When not confined to house or yard, dogs must be leashed. Owners are responsible to clean up after pets. Owners are responsible to prevent nuisance barking.
- No all night parking on streets between 1am & 7am, November 15 – April 15.
- No All night parking in municipal parking lots.
- No parking within 15 feet of hydrants or stop signs.
TIP’s Address North Syracuse Police welcomes your TIPs. A dedicated TIP email address has been created to provide members of the public a means to anonymously or otherwise notify the Police Department of pertinent information related to criminal or suspicious activity. The TIP email address is [email protected]. Contact information is not required; however, if you wish to receive a phone call or email response from an officer, please leave a phone number or email address where you can be reached. The TIP address should not be used to report crimes in progress or emergency situations. If you witness an emergency situation, please call 9-1-1 immediately.
Civilian Fingerprinting Adult fingerprinting is offered to Village Residents only from 9am – noon on weekdays. If you need to be fingerprinted for employment or for another reason and the fingerprints must be ink-rolled, you may respond to the North Syracuse Police Department with the fingerprint card(s) you were given. Photo Identification and proof of residency are required. If you require electronic fingerprinting, you may contact MorphoTrust USA. Unfortunately, this service cannot be offered by the North Syracuse Police Department. MorphoTrust USA is currently processing fingerprints for the agencies below:
- New York Department of Health
- New York Department of State
- New York Liquor Authority / Alcoholic Beverage Control
- New York Office of Children and Family Services
- New York Department of Insurance
- New York Record Review
- New York Department of Motor Vehicles
- Various other state agencies
Pistol Permit Recertification If you have questions regarding Pistol Permit Recertification, please visit the following web site. https://safeact.ny.gov/pistol-permit-recertification
The North Syracuse Police Department in hopes of further supporting the current social distancing protocols, has developed a Citizen Police Report for non-emergency / mostly non-criminal complaints. Please complete this non-emergency Police Report and email to [email protected]
North Syracuse Police Department
600 South Bay Rd
North Syracuse, NY 13212
Once received, an Officer will make telephone contact with you to further discuss your incident . The North Syracuse Police Department has taken this step to provide you with the highest level of service possible during these trying times. Of course if you believe your complaint is an emergency please contact the Emergency 911 Center by calling 911 directly. Thank you !