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DEPARTMENT FUNCTIONS AND DIVISIONS

 Patrol

 Four Patrol Squads, each with a Sergeant,  Corporal, and Patrol Officers.

– Accident Investigation Officers.
– Bicycle Officers
– DARE Officers

– Major Incident Response Officers (MIRT)
– Special Emergency Response officers (SWAT)
– Canine Officers (Bomb and Drug

Patrol Dogs)
– Motorcycle Officers

Detectives

– Detective Sergeant

– Criminal Investigators
– Juvenile Investigation

GENERAL INFORMATION

The township is located in the southeastern portion of Bucks   County, Pennsylvania and covers an area of 22 square miles. The township is adjacent to the west bank of the Delaware River, and across the river from the city of Trenton and Mercer   County, New Jersey. The Oxford Valley Mall is at our southern border. Lower Makefield is approximately 8 miles northeast of Philadelphia.

Two major arteries travel through Lower Makefield including Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1. Both the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA) and Amtrak provide rail transportation service to Township residents. They provide commuter service to Philadelphia, Trenton, Princeton, and New York. SEPTA also provides the Township area with daily bus service.

The Lower Makefield Township Police Dept. provides a full range of police services on a 24-hour a day basis to residents, businesses, and visitors. We are home to the official Pennsylvania 9/11 memorial, the Garden of Reflection, three retail centers and several  professional office parks.

 

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