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The Saratoga Springs Police Reform Task Force
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Facing an April deadline under Governor Andrew Cuomo’s directive, the Saratoga Springs Police Reform Task Force met Wednesday evening to discuss some proposed revisions to policing policy.

A woman waves a Trump 2020 campaign flag at counterprotesters during Thursday's "Back The Blue" Rally
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Pro-police demonstrators and counter-protesters faced off last night in Saratoga Springs, where three arrests were made. 

Tensions between Saratoga Springs residents of color and the city police department were put on full display in an online forum Wednesday night.

Saratoga Springs Police Chief Shane Crooks (file photo)
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The City of Saratoga Springs has chosen its next chief of police. Lieutenant Shane Crooks, who has been with the department since 2004, will become the next leader of the Spa City’s police department on September 7th.

Saratoga Springs will have a new police chief starting September 7th.