Welcome to Washington Township Police Department. The Board of Supervisors established and founded the department in 1964 with the hiring of one chief police officer. The current police force is composed of the Chief of Police James Krome and 11 officers (see Staff) along with 1 administrative clerk. The Township Police are committed 24/7 to protecting the rights of all persons, serving the community and promoting a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime.
The Police Department is committed to professional excellence in providing public safety services for the township in the form of police patrol, criminal investigations, crime prevention, and community relations. The Washington Township Police Department is dedicated to being a leader among police departments by hiring talented and professional officers and civilian staff, demonstrating the highest standards of performance, best practices in policing, and accountability, and reflecting the values of the supportive township it serves.
We are committed to working together as a progressive and professional police department, in a problem-solving partnership with community organizations, government agencies, private groups, and individual citizens to fight crime and improve the quality of life for our citizens.
Serving and protecting our community with honor.
Crime prevention and suppression
Victim support and assistance
Community education and awareness
Address: 1021 Washington Blvd. Bangor, PA 18013
Office Phone: 610-588-2040
(If an officer is not available you will be transferred to the 911 Non-Emergency Center)
Emergency: Dial 9-1-1
Drug Collection Unit:
Lost Dogs can be brought to the police department and we will try to locate the owner.
Information and Safety:
WTPD asks that residents properly post their house numbers on mailboxes and/or the residence. This is a very important factor in getting the most expeditious response from your police department, as not being able to identify your specific house can cause delays in an emergency response.
Need a Police Report?
Copies of police reports can be obtained Monday-Friday between the hours of 9:00am–3:00pm. Requests and arrangements for options outside those hours can be sent to:
Fees: Incident Reports- $10.00
Motor Vehicle Crash Reports- $15.00
(Cash or check only)
If you're planning a vacation and your residence will be unoccupied for an extended period of time, we encourage you to submit a "vacation check" form. In doing so, while you're away, the department will make checks of the perimeter of your property to insure all is secure.
Please visit our website or the Police Department at the Township building for a form or visit our Forms & Documents page.
Information For Road-Killed Deer
For more information from the Pennsylvania Game Commission on road-kill deer, please click HERE