The Upper Merion Police Department is an accredited police agency committed to the following objectives that allow them to be a premiere law enforcement agency in the region:
- Problem Solving and Accountability
- Professionalism of Policing
- Building Trust and Legitimacy
- Critical Incident Preparedness
- Community Communications
The department strives to keep crime rates down while continuing to build the public’s trust. Ultimately they are committed to keeping residents and visitors safe while achieving and maintaining a superior quality of life within the community.
The 70 officer department is comprised of the Chief, a Captain, and four Lieutenants that command the Patrol, Investigations and Auxiliary Services Divisions. The Patrol Division is the largest division with 43 officers. The Investigations Division has 15 detectives, including two supervisors. The Auxiliary Services Division has 18 civilian support staff, including special officers, telecommunicators and school crossing guards. Upper Merion is the only remaining self-dispatched agency in Montgomery County.
The police department has a number of specialized units including the Special Investigations Unit, Bike Unit, K-9 Patrol, Traffic Safety, Community Response Unit, and is an active member of both the Montgomery County Major Incident Response Team (MIRT), and the Montgomery Country SWAT Central Region Team (MSWAT-CR).
Non-Emergency Line: 610-265-3232
Anonymous Tip Line: 484-636-3888
Records Window Hours: 9:00AM to 5:00PM