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Transparency in Policing

Over the past decade, law enforcement as a whole has been the subject of much scrutiny. Communities across the country have begun to question different aspects of their police departments. We believe the more informed you become, the better you will understand YOUR police department.

We have had a long commitment to community policing and building community trust. We believe our Transparency in Policing page is just another step to strengthen our relationship with the community we serve.

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About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
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  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221