Designed to encourage residents to participate in block watching and other crime prevention programs in their neighborhood. Interested parties are provided with a packet of information on how to start a S.N.A.P. group in their area, and on what direct services the Township offers to help in organizing such a group.
Emergency Business Contact Program
Designed specifically for businesses within the community. Each business fills out a form identifying the owner and three emergency contact employees. This information is placed in the Police Department database for emergency purposes.
Home and Business Surveys
Upon a request from a home or business owner, an officer will come out and perform a security survey of the residence or business and make suggestions for improving security.
Crime Prevention Talks
Officers are available to talk about crime prevention topics including personal security, robbery prevention, etc.
The Township participates in a regional program to educate teachers in how to recognize and catalog "tags" and "taggers". Provides ordinances to prevent children from purchasing spray paint and encourages property owners to remove graffiti as soon as possible.
Call Police Dispatch at 215-949-1000 to report graffiti in progress. You can also report information on graffiti (not in progress) to the Anonymous Tip Line at 215-750-3888. For graffiti removal, call T.A.G. at 267-550-9999. http://townsagainstgraffiti.org/