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
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 ten (10) 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 North Penn Tactical Response Team, with two members of the department assigned to the team,
and the Montgomery County Drug Task Force. In addition, the department has a bicycle unit,
which is utilized during special events such as parades and carnivals.
In 2012, the Upper Perk Police Department answered 6,000 calls for service.