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

December 6, 2017
Michael J. Crawshaw EOW: 12/06/2009
Today we reflect on the passing of Officer Michael Crawshaw, who served proudly with the Penn Hills Police Department until
November 25, 2017
Officer Brian Shaw Memorial Tee-Shirts
We have been contacted by Barbells And Badges, a company that has been authorized by Officer Brian Shaw’s family to
October 30, 2017
PHPD partners with CRASHDOCS.org!
We are pleased to announce that we’ve recently partnered with CRASHDOCS.org by CARFAX, simplifying the process of obtaining accident reports, now allowing

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