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Yes, park rangers actively various Town Codes, and New York State Laws outside of town facilities when acting pursuant to their special duties . They work closely with other law enforcement agencies and are present to assist with parades and special events throughout the year.
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Yes. Town of Smithtown facilities are restricted to town residents. Town of Smithtown resident parking permits are available to request online at Citizen Connect, (tocite.net/smithtownny/portal) by creating an account and uploading a photocopy of your vehicle registration. Parking permits also available through the Town Clerk's Office, by presenting a driver’s license and vehicle registration issued to a Town of Smithtown address.
The Town Clerk’s Office is located at 99 W. Main St., Smithtown, NY 11787.
Smithtown Park Rangers are sworn law enforcement officers entrusted in maintaining peace and good order at all parks, beaches and Town owned property. Uniformed park rangers actively patrol in marked vehicles and enforce all federal, state and local laws to accomplish this mission. They also inform and educate Town residents on rules, regulations and safety within Town parks and beaches. Park rangers enforce Town of Smithtown Town Code throughout the township, including all fire zone and handicap restrictions in all shopping centers.
Smithtown Department of Public Safety Park Rangers are New York State Peace Officers. Park Rangers must pass the Suffolk County Civil Service requirements including a written exam, physical agility test, medical and psychological evaluations to be considered a candidate. All park rangers must attend and graduate from either a Peace Officer or Police Officer academy and be certified through New York State Department of Criminal Justice.