Focused on Public Safety  

What You Need to Know:

  • Yonkers is one of the safest cities of its size in the nation and it's becoming even safer. Crime is down 30% over the last three years and our homicide rate is the lowest in recorded history.

  • Yonkers Police is adding officers to foot patrols to continue to keep Yonkers safe.

  • Our Fire Department is among the first in the nation to use the new LUCAS mechanical CPR device and we now have 15 of them, which are dramatically improving results in cases of cardiac arrest.

  • Together with the outstanding paramedics of Empress Ambulance, Yonkers' First Responders provide a level of emergency medical response that is first class.