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, 2019
A Decade Passed. A Legacy Living Strong.
  Sunday, December 6, 2009.  What began as a quiet day in Penn Hills suddenly became everyone’s worst nightmare and
September 20, 2019
Penn Hills Partners With Savvy Citizen™
Recently, the Municipality of Penn Hills partnered with Savvy Citizen™, a Pittsburgh-based notification program that allows localities to send out
August 23, 2019
School Bus Safety
We want to take a moment to remind motorists of the laws concerning school buses.  Now that the school year

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