South Abington Township
Police Department

Chief of Police
Robert A Gerrity

104 Shady Lane Rd
Chinchilla, Pennsylvania 18410

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The South Abington Township Police Dept. is a municipal police agency located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Situated on the northern border of the City of Scranton, the SATPD provides comprehensive police services to a population of over 10,000 township residents, and also contracts police service to neighboring Clarks Green Borough, having a population of approximately 1,600 persons.

As of Jan. 2001, the SATPD employs nine full-time and nine part-time officers, as well as one full-time and one part-time clerical employee. The SATPD is widely recognized for its' emphasis on professionalism, utilizing the latest developments in computer technology and law enforcement equipment. All members receive regular updated training, and the SATPD is especially noted for strict traffic enforcement throughout its' area of jurisdiction. "Esquire" magazine once named South Abington Township " one of the ten places in America not to drive through on New Years' Eve". Major highways passing through South Abington Township include I-81, Rt.476 (The Pa. Turnpike Northeast Extension), as well as heavily traveled U.S. Rts.6 & 11.

For more information, contact the South Abington Twp. Police at 570-586-2111. The SATPD takes pride in its' staff and in its' reputation.