The patrol division is the largest and most visible division within the police department. It is comprised of 18 uniformed officers, 4 sergeants and 14 patrolmen. The officers assigned to the patrol division are the “front line” of our agency working 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Officers assigned to the patrol division work rotating 12 hour shifts which run from either 0700-1900 hours or 1900-0700 hours.
Patrol officers continuous proactively patrol the Township and respond directly to the public’s calls for service. They are directly responsible for the protection of life and property, prevention of criminal activity, preliminary investigation of offenses reported by the public, apprehension of criminal offenders, investigation of traffic accidents and enforcement of Pennsylvania vehicle and criminal statutes.