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Periodically, the Township tests for new police officers to serve the Township. Police officer applicants are required to first take a civil service test for placement on an eligibility list. An eligibility list is good for one year after a test is given. The top three candidates from the eligibility list are considered for each police officer vacancy after a background investigation, polygraph examination and interviews by a selection board. Drug, physical and psychological tests are required before appointment. Civilian positions are filled as needed. See link below for current position openings. Manheim Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Yes. Police records may be obtained by contacting the Manheim Township Police Department's Open Record Officer. Due to the sometimes sensitive nature or status of an active police investigation, certain police records and information may be exempt from public access under the PA Open Records Law. Please click on the link below for more information about obtaining police records.
For information on specific requests call the Manheim Township Police Department number, (717) 569-6401, during normal business hours. Once connected, press zero (0) and ask for the Records Department.
The Police Department has partnered with CARFAX to bring all investigated crash reports available for access 24 hours a day / 7 days a week / 365 days a year via CRASHDOCS.ORG. The cost is $15 per report which are usually available 5 – 7 days after the crash was reported and investigated.
Yes. In all cases there is a fee required to obtain a police report. This allows for the Township to recoup costs incurred in retrieval and copying of the information requested while keeping the cost to other taxpayers down.
Yes. The curfew was established by ordinance. See link below for more information.
A number of local pharmacies and police departments participate in the Drug Take Back Program which allows you to turn in expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. This is part of a nation-wide effort to prevent drug abuse and theft by providing residents a location to properly dispose of their potentially dangerous prescription drugs.
The following items are acceptable for drop off: prescription and over-the-counter solid medications (tablets and capsules), liquid medications, inhalers, creams and ointments, nasal sprays and pet medications. The following are not accepted: intravenous solutions, injectables or needles. To find a drop off location close to you, or if you should have any specific questions regarding what medications are or are not accepted, please do not hesitate to contact the Drug Take Back Program in Pennsylvania.
Follow the link to the Manheim Township Crimewatch Portal and sign up for alerts.
Annual permits are required for all persons who wish to solicit funds, peddle, canvass, or take orders either by sample or otherwise, for any goods, wares or merchandise, upon any street, alley, sidewalk or public place, or from house to house in the township. Permits must be applied for in person at the police station, located at 1825 Municipal Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601
If you see suspicious door to door sales or have a question about a door to door solicitation, please contact the MT Police Department non-emergency dispatch at 664-1180.
The Federal Trade Commission has a website that is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
For emergencies or to report a crime in progress - CALL 9-1-1For a non-emergency that requires police response - CALL 717-664-1180To speak with a specific officer or employee - CALL 717-569-6401. MTPD fax number is 717-569-9298
Yes. Junk Dealers, Pawnbrokers, Antique or Second Hand Dealers License are required to have a licence for these uses. If you have questions or need more information on items such as licenses/permits, please contact the Police Department by mail at 1825 Municipal Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601, or call (717) 569-6401 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Yes. All persons and businesses using a burglary, panic or robbery alarm system are required to have an alarm permit, which is valid for up to three years. If you have questions or need more information on items such as licenses/permits, please contact the Police Department by mail at 1825 Municipal Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601, or call (717) 569-6401 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lancaster County Treasurer's Office is responsible for registering and licensing dogs. Please see the link below for more information.
The first step in preparing for a block party is to contact the Manheim Township Police Department with a petition signed by a majority of your neighbors agreed to hold a block party on your street.
A block party is more about slowing or limiting movements on the street. For safety reasons for limiting or slowing vehicles moving on the street, you and your neighbors may desire to place barricades or cones on your street. These are available at the Township Public Works Department. When you have notified the Police Department of your event with the petition, you may call the PW Department at 569-6406 Ext 129 and request the barricades and cones suitable for your needs. The Township has a very modest charge for the rental of barricades and cones ($10 per barricade, $1 per cone). These items will be delivered to your street and picked up after the party.