Project ChildSafe Firearm Safety Kits
Free firearm safety kits are available to residents through a partnership with Project ChildSafe. The kits, which include a gun lock and informational brochure, can be picked up at the Police Dispatch Center during operating hours of 7:00am to 8:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Project Return Safely
The Lower Providence Township Police Department in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter, is proud to present Project Return Safely. Project Return Safely is a voluntary Police Department program that assists Police Officers in reuniting caregivers with lost or wandering loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's disease, Autism or other incapacitating conditions. This free service is a valuable tool in identifying distressed individuals quickly and effectively. The Lower Providence Township Police Department will also provide registered caregivers with information about the Alzheimer's Association and the services they offer.
To enroll in Project Return Safely, simply read the Project Return Safely Instructions then print the Project Return Safely Registration Form or obtain a registration form in the Lower Providence Police Department lobby. Complete the form and attach a recent photograph of the participant. Mail the registration form and photograph to:
Project Return Safely Coordinator
Lower Providence Township Police Department
100 Parklane Drive
Eagleville, PA 19403
Or call the Project Return Safely Coordinator, at (610) 539-5901 for more information.
Vacation Home Checks
The Lower Providence Township Police Department has for a number of years provided this service to residents and property owners in which a police officer checks the property at least once per day in the absence of the resident. This service may be received by simply calling the Police Dispatch Center at (610) 539-5901 prior to the departure date and providing the dispatcher with the required information.
Park and Walk Program
In furtherance of the Community Policing principles adopted by the Lower Providence Township Police Department, patrol officers park their patrol vehicles in shopping centers within their assigned patrol zone during their tour of duty and conduct a foot patrol of the business area.
Substance Abuse Programs
Members of the Lower Providence Township Police Department are available to present educational and prevention programs to audiences of all ages concerning substance abuse. Beyond the traditional view of substance abuse as being restricted to controlled substances and drugs, the programs also cover the areas of tobacco use by young people, alcohol abuse and Driving Under the Influence issues.
A medicine return box is now available at LPPD. The Medreturn box is sponsored by LPPD, Montgomery County DA's Office, PA District Attorney’s Association, PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency, & PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs. Any controlled, non-controlled and over the counter medications will be accepted. Liquid products and creams in their original container, along with pet medications will also be accepted. Syringes and illicit substances, such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Prescription medications need not to be removed from its container. This program is anonymous and NO attempt will be made to identify an individual.
Hours of Disposal: Monday - Friday 7:00am to 8:00pm.
The Juvenile Fingerprinting Program is conducted in conjunction with schools within the Township in order to provide a means of positive identification of missing children. The fingerprints are taken by trained police personnel and the fingerprint card is provided to the parent or child for safekeeping. Parents of children who have not had the opportunity to have their child fingerprinted in the schools may contact the Police Dispatch Center at (610) 539-5901 to make an appointment.
Officer Friendly Program
The highly successful Officer Friendly Program is conducted by a uniformed police officer and serves to foster a positive relationship between young children and the police while also providing valuable personal safety and security information through the use of lectures, booklets and coloring books. Please contact Police Dispatch at (610) 539-5901 to arrange an Officer Friendly Program.
Bicycle Safety Program
The Bicycle Safety Program is conducted in conjunction with the Lower Providence Park and Recreation Department. The program emphasizes the safe operation of bicycles and helmet usage. Police officers provide instruction to participants, inspect their bicycles and supervise exercises through a course set up to simulate various situations that a cyclist may encounter. The program has proven to be very effective and popular and has been recently featured as an activity at Neighborhood Block Parties. In order to schedule a Bicycle Safety Program for a youth group or neighborhood, please contact Police Dispatch at (610) 539-5901.
Police Station Tours
The Lower Providence Township Police Department station is open to tours by the public. The station tours are of particular interest to young people who can see first hand how their local police department operates. A highlight of the tour is the jail cell area. To arrange a tour of the police facility for a youth or scout group, please contact Police Dispatch at (610) 539-5901.
Police officers are available to assist scout members with achieving merit badges through law enforcement related programs. Please contact Police Dispatch at (610) 539-5901.
Street Smart Program
The Street Smart Program assists children in learning the safety rules to follow when walking on or along the streets of the Township. Safety belt usage is emphasized when traveling in a car and school bus safety is addressed. Please contact Police Dispatch at (610) 539-5901 to arrange for a presentation.
Fingerprinting is provided for any adult resident or employee of a Township business for a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) fee. Fingerprints may be required for various licensing requirements, such as Securities and Exchange Commission licensing, Insurance Brokerage licensing, Bar Examination qualification and State Teachers' Certification. Appointments for fingerprinting may be made by calling the Police Dispatch Center at (610) 539-5901.
A resident may make the Police Department aware of a dangerous traffic condition by contacting the Police Dispatch Center at (610) 539-5901 and advising the police dispatcher of the specific times that violations are occurring. A Traffic Complaint Form is completed by the police dispatcher and forwarded to the Patrol Division. The Patrol Division is then responsible for conducting selective enforcement at the location in an effort to remedy the problem. The department has patrol cars equipped with VASCAR and TRACKER speed timing devices and also uses ENRADD and AccuTRAK equipment in their efforts to enforce the motor vehicle laws.