Mission Statement

The mission of the Penn Hills Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in Penn Hills by working in partnership with the community.  We will accomplish our mission by enforcing the law with impartiality and courtesy, while fostering a feeling of safety and security.  Penn Hills police officers will provide quality police services to all persons within the Municipality of Penn Hills.

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NEWS &
ALERTS

March 20, 2019
Celebrating a Milestone and Welcoming the Future of the PHPD!
At Monday night’s council meeting, Chief Burton was recognized for completing what is genuinely a fantastic milestone, fifty years of
March 2, 2019
2019 Citizens Police Academy – Spring Session. Now Accepting Applications!
We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2019 Citizens Police Academy – Spring Session
February 27, 2019
2019 Polar Plunge!
On Saturday, February 23, 2019, several Penn Hills police officers, including Chief Burton, participated in the 2019 Polar Plunge, held near Heinz Field in

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

More than 20,000 law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty in the United States since 1791.  The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund…  Read More

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Employment

Employment

Thinking of a career as a Penn Hills police officer?  Find out what it takes to become a part of our team.  Read More

Chief's Message

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and to welcome you to the Penn Hills Police Department website.  My name is Howard Burton, and I am the Chief of Police for the Municipality of Penn Hills.  I began my career with the police department in 1969, and it has been a distinct honor to serve the Municipality for over four decades.  I started out as a patrol officer and worked my way up through the ranks to my current position as Chief of Police. Read More