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Thank you for visiting the Lower Salford Township website. Our Police Department is committed to providing the finest police services possible, and we rely on our community to give us input on how best to accomplish this objective. Please review the information and services summarized on these pages and take full advantage of them. I also encourgage you to contact us with any comments or suggestions on how we can better serve those who live and work in Lower Salford Township.

Thomas A. Medwid,

Chief of Police

 
Contact Information:

LOWER SALFORD TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPT. 379 Main Street
Harleysville, PA 19438

Office: (215) 256-9500
Fax: (215) 256-1212

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Emergencies: 9-1-1
Police Dispatch: (215) 256-9595

 

2014 RECRUITMENT FLYER

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POLICE NEWS BULLETIN:

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES

Residential Burglaries- The Lower Salford Township Police Department is currently investigating several daytime residential burglaries within the Township. Residents are encouraged to report suspicious activity, vehicles or persons to the Lower Salford Township Police Department: 215-256-9500 OR 215-256-9595. For an emergency, 911. Residents are also reminded to lock/secure their vehicles and homes on a regular basis to limit their potential  of becoming a victim of theft.

PEDDLING & SOLICITING INFORMATION

Peddling and Soliciting- Lower Salford Township does permit soliciting in residential areas based on ordinance 121. Companies or individuals requesting to solicit or peddle goods or services within this Township must obtain a permit from the Lower Salford Township Police Department. Each person or member of an organization is responsible to obtain their own permit. No permits will be issued to cover a group of people. The issued party will be required to display the permit issued by this police department, which will be signed by a designated member of the police department. If the subject(s) does not produce a valid soliciting registration card they are in violation of the Township ordinance and the police department should be contacted or the subject(s) instructed to obtain an lawful permit.

 

Permits issued by this department are valid to that person for a period of 90 days. Each applicant agrees to a background check, which is conducted by the police department. Soliciting may be conducted between 9AM and dusk. Solicitor(s) must be professional and abide by the application agreement, and violate no state or township ordinances. If a resident has any questions regarding a solicitor(s) they are encouraged to contact the Lower Salford Township Police Department at: 215-256-9500 or 215-256-9595. For an actual emergency, please dial 911.

Solicitation Permit Example

CURRENT LIST OF PERMITEES

 

PHONE & LOTTERY SCAMS

BE AWARE OF SCAMMERS

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON THIS GROWING CRIME

 

ReadyNotifyPA is a system that helps local officials in Southeastern Pennsylvania send emergency text alerts and other important notifications to you quickly. ReadyNotifyPA can send these messages to your cell phone, pager, Blackberry, PDA and/or email account. You decide how you would like to be notified. Click the link above to sign-up for this service.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

TRAFFIC & VEHICLE SAFETY

Do you have questions regarding tinted windows? The age a child needs to be in a car seat? Do my wipers need to be on when it's raining? Click on the link below to answers to these and other frequently asked questions. There are also other links provided to help answer your traffic and vehicle questions. As always, you are welcome to contact the Police Department Office at: 215-256-9500.

FAQ Link

 

VACATION NOTICE FORM

Lower Salford Police provide checks of your residence while you are away. If you would like this service, please download, print, complete and mail the attached for form to the Lower Salford Township Police Department, 379 Main Street in Harleysville, PA 19438 or scan and attach to an Email sending it to: police@lowersalfordtownship.org . A member of the police department will confirm the information once received.

VACATION NOTICE FORM

 

BICYCLE SAFETY

LAWS & SAFETY TIPS

It is important to familiarize yourself with Pennsylvania's bicycle laws as well as brush-up on safety tips. The linked website is provided by the State of Pennsylvania and provides all kinds of useful information.

 

http://www.dot.state.pa.us/bike/web/safety.htm

 

 

CELL PHONES FOR

SOLDIERS PROGRAM

The Lower Salford Township Police Department is pleased to announce their participation in Cell Phones For Soldiers, a non-profit organization, founded by teenagers Robbie and Brittany Bergquist of Norwell, Mass., to recycle used cell phones, using the proceeds to buy prepaid calling cards for soldiers serving in the Middle East.  For further information, go to www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com.

Local residents can support this effort by dropping off their old cell phones at the Lower Salford Township Police Dept., 379 Main Street, Harleysville, PA, between the hours of 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday.  For further information, contact Barbara Jansons at 215-256-9500.

  OPEN RECORDS LAW /

"RIGHT TO KNOW" REQUEST FORM

ACT 3 OF 2008

As of January 1, 2009, Act 3 of 2008 took effect across Pennsylvania. Act 3 0f 2008 concerns procedures for responding to public requests for Township Records. In coordination with Act 3, the Township has appointed two Open Records Officers. These Officers are Township Manager Joseph Czajkowski for the Administrative Offices and Chief Thomas Medwid for the Police Department. To review the new Regulations and Policies, please click on the link below. We have also attached the "Right to Know" request form which needs to be completed when requesting records. If you have questions regarding this new Act, please contact Township Manager Czajkowski at: 215-256-8087 or Chief Thomas Medwid at 215-256-9500 during regular business hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Open Records Requests Administrative Regulations and Policies

 

RIGHT TO KNOW REQUEST FORM

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT RIGHT-TO-KNOW

AND HOW TO FILE AN APPEAL TO A DENIAL

 

 

IMPORTANT LINKS

Email Links
Chief of Police Thomas A.Medwid tmedwid@lowersalfordtownship.org Administrative Asst. Sharon McFarland smcfarland@lowersalfordtownship.org

Investigations: Sgt. Cory Moyer

cmoyer@lowersalfordtownship.org

Police Clerk Barbara Jansons bjansons@lowersalfordtownship.org

Traffic & Patrol: Sgt. William O'Connell

woconnell@lowersalfordtownship.org

General Police Mailbox police@lowersalfordtownship.org
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