History of the Police in Bloomingdale

Police in Bloomingdale
Through May 30, 2023
Bloomingdale Library
Fully Accessible

The Bloomingdale neighborhood has had an organized police presence for nearly 200 years, dating back to the days when this a largely rural part of Manhattan, with farms, shanties, and some estates along the Hudson River. As Bloomingdale evolve, so did its police presence. The panels on display present a concise history of policing in Bloomingdale, including the 150-year presence of a stationhouse here on 100th Street. 

The panels have been prepared by the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group.