The police commissioner directs the Police Department, which has the responsibility of enforcing all state and local…More laws, and is charged with providing emergency response to the citizens of Rye.
The department responds to all crimes and/or emergencies, dispatches ambulance and other emergency vehicles as required, enforces city code violations, provides assistance in cases of emergency, man-made or natural, enforces parking regulations, and vehicle and traffic laws.
Edith G. Read Natural Park and Wildlife Sanctuary Playland Pkwy, Rye, NY10580 The Edith G. Read Natural Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a 179-acre sanctuary for a wide variety of marine animals. In…More close proximity to the Long Island Sound, the sanctuary also has an 85-acre lake that hosts more than 5,000 ducks during the winter months. The national Audubon Society of New York has recognized the sanctuary as an "Important Bird Area" because of its essential habitat and migratory flyway. Three miles of trails are accessible to the public, along with parts of the shore. Visitors will also find some ecology exhibits on display at the sanctuary.