Emergency: dial 911

To Request Police to check on Seniors or at risk citizens during an outage> Request Assistance Form

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Police Department

Phone: (845) 688-9902
Fax: (845) 688-5332
Chad Storey – Police Chief Email- shandakenpolice@aol.com
Full Time Police Officers

George Neher, Sean Ryan, Thomas Sharon, Matthew Vanvalkenburg

Shandaken Police Website> www.shandakenpolice.org

The police department is located at 64 State Route 42, Shandaken, NY 12480 near Glenbrook park, please call before visiting us at 845-688-9748

Police Commissioners (yearly appointment)
Theodore R. Byron, Shadow Williams, John Wooton

March 1, 2021 – Shandaken Police Reform Action Plan

Winter 2020-2021 – Survey Results – Public Comment Prior to adoption

POLICE Contract 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2024

Ambulance Service

PO BOX 134 Shandaken, NY 12480

Email: ambulance@shandaken.us

Line Officers
Richard W. Muellerleile NREMT-P CC Captain
Ernest Longhi –  EMT-B Co-Captain
Dennis Frano –  EMT-B LieutenantOffice Phone: (845) 688-5030
Medics Phone: (845) 688-7188
Website: http://www.shandakenambulance.org

Ambulance Contract 1/1/2022 – 12/31/2026

 Highway Departments – To report hazardous road conditions

Trees & Downed Wires, Blocked Roads, etc. CALL  911

Town of Shandaken Roads – M-F 8am-3pm 845-688-5031  After hours & weekends Emergencies call 911

Ulster County Roads – DPW – 845-340-3131

NY State Roads – NYSDOT – Mt. Tremper  845-688-2241   Kingston  845-331-5533


Burning Permits – Yearly Ban on Open Burning is March 16 – May 14th as per NYSDEC. In accordance with the NYS Environmental Conservation Law sections 9-1105.5 and 9-1107 a burning permit  is required for all open burning in the Town of Shandaken. Free Burning Permits are issued at Town Clerk’s Office.

*Open Burning allowed for Tree Limbs with attached leaves – less than 6″ diameter & 8 feet length. (Small Piles, Yard cleanup), Organic Agricultural Waste, Liquid Petroleum Smudge Pots to prevent frost damage to crops.


If you have a Verizon Wi-Fi Network Extender at your home: Please contact Shandaken Ambulance with this life saving information!

688-7188 – email: car78@shandakenambulance.org

We would like to compile a confidential list of locations where our paramedics can transmit cardiac info to receiving hospitals – while in transit with patients.  This can be done by momentarily stopping in front of the business or home and connecting to the extender from the cardiac monitor while still in the Ambulance.

Fire Districts- Volunteer

General Info or to Volunteer> Email kriscraig1985@gmail.com

District Chief- Teddy Byron – 1st Assistant Chief- Ernie Longhi – 2nd Assistant Chief- Vincent Pearlman –Gary Carr Jr – Director of Civil Defense

Phoenicia M.F. Whitney Hose Company – 58 Rt. 214 PO Box 281 Phoenicia, NY 12464- Phone: (845) 688-7315

Shandaken/Allaben Hose Company – 7390 Rt. 28, PO Box 127 Shandaken NY 12480 – Phone: (845) 688-7009

Onteora Hose Co 3 Mount Tremper, – 24 Ingersol Rd.  Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 – Phone: (845) 688-7158

Big Indian – Oliverea Hose Company – 8 Firehouse Road, Big Indian NY 12410 Phone:(845) 254-9962

Pine Hill Fire District – 265 Main St. Pine Hill, NY 12465   Phone: (845) 254-5244

Commissioner Meetings. 2nd Thursday of the month for 2021 except for October when they will be the 3rd Tuesday of the month. 7pm at the Big Indian Oliverea Fire House at 8 Firehouse Road Big Indian NY.

Phoenicia Fire District Commissioners (elected)

Fire District Commissioners

Richard Loveless- Chairmen

Kris Craig-Director of Purchasing

John Pomeroy

Mike Ryan

Anthony Guglielmetti

Treasurer-Jane Todd