Compliments & Complaints Form

Privacy, Security & Confidentiality

Your personal information & claim may be shared with Mayor, Legal Counsel & Village Officials.

Information submitted on this form will be sent via email. To protect sensitive information, do not share Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, bank account information, routing numbers, medical information, passport numbers, and or passwords.

Submitting Form

Submitting the online form below sends it to Lt. Patrick Hildenbrand's & the Mayor's email.

Alternatively, you may download a PDF version of the form or pick up a paper copy at Village Hall or at the Police Department. You may then submit completed form in the following ways

email: & 

mail: Red Hook Police Department, Attn: Lt. Patrick Hildenbrand & Mayor Karen Smythe 7467 S Broadway, Red Hook, NY 12571

drop off: during Village Hall hours at the Police Station or at Village Clerk's office.

Review Process

You will receive a notification of receipt. All feedback is welcomed and valuable, and thoroughly reviewed. You will receive a response if it is deemed warranted. Formal complaints are taken very seriously and will reviewed by the Mayor and Lieutenant. You can expect an official response. 

Compliments & Complaints Form

  1. The Red Hook Police are dedicated to providing the highest quality police services to residents, business owners, and visitors. Your compliments, concerns, and complaints are important to us and we appreciate your taking the time to contact us.

  2. Feedback Category

  3. Please indicate if this is a:*
  4. Claimant Information

  5. Incident Details

  6. If applicable, provide further details below:
  7. The section below pertains to formal complaints. Please skip if this is not a formal complaint and scroll down to click SEND.

  8. If you want to make this a formal complaint against one or more officers, please review the following statement and add your electronic signature by typing your name below. 

    I realize that it may be necessary for me to meet with officials of the Village of Red Hook to discuss my complaint and facilitate any investigation. I understand that if my complaint results in a legal proceeding my testimony will be needed and I hereby agree to make myself available if required to do so. 


  9. Electronic Signature Agreement

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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