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Programs & Services /  Safety Education Programs

Upon the request of any pre-k program or any public or private school within the Town of Amherst, a police officer is available to teach any of the following programs.

Pre-K

  • Police Officer as a Community Helper
  • Emergency 911 Procedures
  • Stranger Awareness
  • Gun Safety

Elementary Schools

  • Police Officer as a Community Helper
  • Emergency 911 Procedures
  • Stranger Awareness
  • Gun Safety
  • Halloween Safety
  • Bicycle Safety


Middle and High Schools

  • Shoplifting Prevention
  • Career Planning
  • New Driver Safety Information
  • Personal Safety
  • Youth Police Academy (High School)


College

  • Career Planning
  • Safety Fairs
  • Driver Safety Information


Please contact the Safety Education Officer Paul Alexander at (716) 689-1387 or by email for inquires and to schedule a presentation.

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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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
  • Email:
    toainfo@amherst.ny.us
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221