Under Chief Donald H. Sherid’s supervision, 25 officers maintain Upper Providence Township’s safety and peaceful atmosphere. In addition to patrol officers, the police department has three detectives.
Nonemergency Police Calls
The police department office is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday.
- For information or copies of reports, call 610-933-7899.
- To file a complaint or have a police officer dispatched, call 610-489-9332.
PEDDLING AND SOLICITING
Anyone engaging in Peddling or Soliciting in Upper Providence Township must obtain a license from the UPT Police Department and comply with UPT Code Section 124. view pdf
The Police Department provides services for:
- Traffic: With so many cars on the road, the department investigates several hundred traffic incidents each year. To prevent accidents and their effects, Upper Providence police enforce moving violations and seat belt use.
- Domestic Violence: The department also focuses very seriously on domestic violence issues and strictly enforces domestic violence laws. Police also direct victims to the right places for assistance and services.
- Emergency Response (SWAT): The police department participates in the Ches-Mont Emergency Response Team, a regional tactical team (SWAT) that is trained and equipped to respond to life-threatening situations.
Eric Smith of the Upper Providence Police Department
got young minds turning with a bike safety lesson at the Health
Fair and Business Expo on August 14, 2004.