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Letter of the Community: Bronxville Police Community Relations Committee Holds First Meeting PDF Print Email

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Oct. 28, 2020

Dear Resident,

On Monday October 19, in response to the Governor’s executive order, the Bronxville Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) met for the first time in the Yeager Room of the Library.

The purpose of the committee is to engage in a fact-based and honest dialogue about the public safety needs of the community and to create a plan to adopt and implement the recommendations resulting from its review and consultation.

I provided an introduction of the committee’s mandate, introduced the various members of the committee, and then the committee received in-depth reviews of the Police Department’s governance and management structure, history, training and operational protocols.

Presentations were made be Chief Christopher Satriale, Lieutenant Richard Bunyan and Sergeant Nicholas DeYoung.

The complete presentation along with copies of all the documents and the future meeting schedule of the committee is available on the Village website.

I encourage you to spend some time reviewing this information and to forward any comments or questions to CLOAKING .

We will also continue to update the website with the committee’s findings throughout this process.

Sincerely,
Bob Underhill
Deputy Mayor and Committee Chair


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Bronxville Overview

Bronxville Overview

Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

Bronxville Village Government Directory

Village of Bronxville Administrative Offices
337-6500
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Police Department
337-0500
Open 24 hours


Bronxville Parking Violations
337-2024
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Fire Deparment
793-6400


 
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