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Police/Safety

The Columbia County Sheriff's Department and the New York State Police provide police service to the town of Claverack. The village of Philmont maintains a part-time police force.

Dial 9-1-1 in an emergency

In an emergency, dial 911.

Non-emergencies

Columbia County Sheriff's Department: (518) 828-3344

Philmont Village Police (for residents of Philmont):
Philmont Village Police are dispatched through the Sheriff's office (518-828-3344) or 911. To leave a voice message for the Philmont Village Police, call 672-4000.

New York State Police, Troop K Station: (518) 851-2001



Additional Contact Information for the Columbia County Sheriff's Department

Columbia County Sheriff's Department Website

  • Administration - (518) 828-0601
  • Law Enforcement Division 24 Hour
    Communications Center - (518) 828-3344
  • Civil Enforcement Division - (518) 828-0601 x 1413
  • Corrections Division - (518) 828-3324
  • Criminal Investigations - (518) 828- 4316
  • PIO/Media Liaison - (518) 828-0601 x 1404
  • Pistol License Application Info/Accident Reports -
    (518) 828-0601 x 1414
  • Records/FOIL - (518) 828-0601 x 1415
  • Law Enforcement Fax - (518) 828-9088
  • Corrections Fax - (518) 828-2032
  • Welfare Fraud & Crime Tips Hot-Line - (518) 822-8477
  • New York State Sheriff's Association Institute Victim Hotline - 1-888-VINE-4-NY - (1-888-846-3469)
  • Resident Deputy Sheriff Non-Emergency -
    (518) 697-0101