The Lower Providence Township Police Department is a professional, progressive, community-oriented law enforcement organization committed to making Lower Providence Township a good place to live, work and play. The department consists of thirty-one police officers, one accreditation manager, and one civilian dispatcher. The department provides a multitude of police services to a resident population of 25,605 people in a geographic area of 14.77 square miles.
In December of 2006, the Lower Providence Township Police Department was identified as an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency by the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission after having gone through a demanding assessment process that evaluated the department's compliance with the highest of law enforcement standards. The department has been reaccredited for three-year periods, four times since the initial accreditation period, with the current accredited status effective until November of 2021. The accredited law enforcement agency designation distinguishes the Lower Providence Township Police Department as part of only 127 agencies of the nearly 1,200 law enforcement agencies in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that have successfully achieved accredited status.
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