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Upper Perk Police District

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The Upper Perk Police District is a regional police department that covers the boroughs of Pennsburg and East Greenville, both of which are located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The boroughs combined are approximately three square miles with an approximate population of seven-thousand residents.

The department was established in 1973 as a regional department covering three boroughs; Pennsburg, East Greenville, and Red Hill. In 1998 Red Hill pulled out of the force and currently relies on the state police for coverage.

Currently, the force consists of nine (9) sworn full-time officers, including the Chief of Police and one administrative assistant. The department is a member of the North Penn Area DUI Task Force, the Montgomery County Central Region Swat Team, and the Montgomery County Drug Task Force, with five (5) officers assigned to this unit. In addition, the department has a bicycle unit, which is utilized during special events such as parades and carnivals.

In 2015, the Upper Perk Police Department answered 6,011 calls for service.


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