Niskayuna at a glance

Population by race and Hispanic origin

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Full-time law enforcement staff, Niskayuna Town Police Department

  • 27 Officers
  • 1 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.23 Niskayuna
  • 1.9 National average, cities with 10,000 to 24,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Niskayuna Town Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding for Niskayuna

We were unable to locate any federal grant funding for this location based on our standard search parameters. Learn more about the grant programs we are tracking.

Military equipment transfers

We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency. It is possible that this location has acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated January 25, 2022


We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $192,500.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Year Description Outcome

Erick Rosenberg alleged in a lawsuit that Niskayuna police officers used excessive force during a 2016 arrest. His claim was settled for $192,500.

As a result of the police encounter, Rosenberg had his arm broken by Niskayuna officers. He now has impaired use of the arm and in his hand.