Syracuse Police Department
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Chief of Police, Kenton T. Buckner is the Chief Executive Officer of the Syracuse Police Department and is the final authority in all matters of Department policy, operations, and discipline. The Chief of police is accountable to the mayor and Common Council of the City of Syracuse.

  • Ensures that the Department's Mission is executed efficiently and effectively.

  • Creates a vision of the desired future state of the Department.

  • Develops strategic goals and objectives.

  • Empowers and leads subordinates

  • Plans, organizes, directs, staffs, coordinates, and controls all Departmental functions.

  • Reports to the Mayor and the Common Council


Contact Information
511 S. State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
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