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 25, 2021
Sgt. William Schrott & Ofc. Bartley Connolly | End of Watch: 03/25/1972
On Saturday, March 25, 1972, Sergeant William Schrott and Officer Bartley Connolly Jr. were killed in the line of duty while serving with
February 2, 2021
Canine Joker EOW: 02/02/1987
Today we take a moment to reflect on the passing of Penn Hills police Canine Joker, who loyally served our
December 6, 2020
Michael Crawshaw EOW: 12/06/2009
Today marks the eleventh anniversary of Michael Crawshaw’s untimely death in the line of duty, while serving the citizens of

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