Deputy Director of Public Safety William McVey

William McVey has been a member of the Bensalem Township Police Department since 1998.  He is currently the Deputy Director of Public Safety and was appointed to that position by Director Harran.  As Deputy Director, he functions as the Department’s Executive Officer and assists Director Harran with leading the department. 

Prior to his appointment, Deputy Director McVey served in many capacities throughout his career.  These positions include: Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, K-9 Officer, Sergeant (Patrol and Criminal Investigations) and Lieutenant.  Deputy Director McVey also serves as the Department’s Public Information Officer, responsible for media relations.

Deputy Director McVey has a bachelor’s degree from Millersville University and a Master’s degree from St. Joseph’s University.  He is also a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command. 

Over the course of his career, Deputy Director McVey has been the recipient of multiple commendations and awards.  Most recently he was recognized as one of the 2017 Emerging Leaders for Bucks and Eastern Montgomery Counties by the Bucks County Courier Times and Intelligencer.