Director's Message


On behalf of the entire Police Department, welcome to the Bensalem Township Police Department website.  Bensalem Police Department has over 100 sworn officers and over 150 total employees.  The Bensalem Police Department is the largest department in Bucks County and handles the most calls for service annually.  The Department is internationally accredited through CALEA and also is State accredited through PLEAC. 

Bensalem Police are responsible for the safety and security of our residents, visitors, and those traveling through our Township.  We are committed to a partnership with the people we serve and work together to maintain and improve the quality of life in our community.  All members of this Department adhere to professional standards, equal treatment of all people, and deliverance of exceptional police services. 

The Bensalem Police Department embraces Sir Robert Peel's guiding principles for law enforcement and of particular note, the following quote. “The police are the public; the public are the police. The police are paid to give full-time attention to duties that are incumbent upon every citizen in the interest of community welfare and existence.” — Sir Robert Peel, 1829

Thank you for visiting our website and please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or I can be of any assistance. 

Director William McVey