Missions, Visions, Value, and Goals


The mission of the East Hempfield Township Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in our township by taking P.R.I.D.E. in our partnership with the community in working toward the goal of providing a safe and secure environment by enforcing the laws, deterring crime, preserving the peace, and reducing fear.


PRIDE- We are committed to conducting ourselves in a manner that brings honor to ourselves, the department, the profession, and the township.

RESPECT-We are committed to respecting the individual rights, human dignity, and the values of all members of the community and the department.

INTEGRITY-We are committed to maintaining the public trust by holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics.

DEDICATION-We are committed to providing the highest quality of law enforcement service to the community with the goal of enhancing the quality of life within East Hempfield Township.

EXCELLENCE-We are committed to the highest standards of excellence achieved through on-going education, training, and the use of modern police equipment and techniques.


“P.R.I.D.E. In Service” 


The main goal of the police department is to create and maintain a safe, secure environment for all East Hempfield Township's citizens. We strive to accomplish this goal through proactive community programs designed to prevent crime as well as efficient, thorough investigations of crimes committed.