DEPARTMENT FUNCTIONS AND DIVISIONS
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
– Motorcycle Officers
– Detective Sergeant
– Criminal Investigators
– Juvenile Investigation
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.