Welcome to the West Hempfield Township Police Department's web portal on the CRIMEWATCH Network. We ask that you use the information found on this site responsibly. We believe that you, our community, are the eyes and ears of our department. Working together as one team, we can proactively prevent crime, be advocates for our victims and hold offenders accountable.
Lisa Layden, Chief of Police
During the October 1, 2019 West Hempfield Township Board of Supervisor’s Meeting, the board recognized Corporal Douglas L. Ober for his exemplary performance and officially promoted him to the rank of Sergeant.
Sgt. Ober has been with the West Hempfield Township Police since February of 2002. Prior to joining our department, he was a police officer at Manheim Borough Police for 5 years.
Follow up story – “FIVE-O-BINGO”
On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Tara Ney sponsored a purse bingo event for the West Hempfield Township Police Department to help offset the associated costs with the up fitting of our Humvee for departmental use. Through her tireless work, her devotion to our department, she was able to present a check for the project in the amount of (just over) $5,000, to West Hempfield Township Police Chief Lisa Layden.
On Tuesday, June 18, 2019; The DUI Council of Lancaster County held their annual “DUI TOP GUN AWARD” ceremony at the Lancaster County Training Center. Several Lancaster County Law Enforcement Officers were awarded the “TOP GUN AWARD” for their enforcement efforts of getting impaired drivers off of our roadways.
See more on our Facebook posting. https://www.facebook.com/westhempfieldpolice/
West Hempfield Township was recently named one of the top 100 Safest Communities in Pennsylvania by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Please go to their link for additional information at https://www.alarms.org/safest-cities-in-pennsylvania-2018/
It is our mission to provide prompt, professional and competent service at all times; to promote public safety through law enforcement; and to continually evaluate the
needs of the community and our personnel.
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