Officer Helvig Sworn In as New Police Officer
Newtown Township, Pa - On July 10, 2019, 27 year old Brent Helvig was ceremonially sworn in as a police officer for Newtown Township Police Department by District Judge Petrucci before the township Board of Supervisors, his family, the public, and members of the Police Department.
Officer Helvig was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia and is a graduate of the Philadelphia Police Academy. Well-rounded with Emergency Services experience, he formerly served as a police officer for the Philadelphia Police Department for two years, assigned to the 22nd District. Prior to joining the police department, Brent began his career in public service as a volunteer firefighter in Bucks County. Brent was also employed with the Philadelphia Fire Department as an EMT and was assigned to Engine 70/Medic 42 where he spent almost three years.
Brent is excited to bring his experience to the citizens of Newtown and Wrightstown Townships and looks forward to fostering a positive relationship between the community and police department with emphasis on community policing.