The Buckingham Township Police Department (BTPD) includes 21 sworn Police Officers, who serve the Township of 33 square miles with 20,000+ residents, 7 days a week. The Department exists to serve all people within its jurisdiction with respect, fairness and compassion.
BTPD is committed to the prevention of crime, the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order and safety; the investigation of crime to the best of its ability through personal commitment and teamwork; and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees.
BTPD consists of Command Staff, Administrative Office Staff, as well as Patrol, Highway Patrol & Detectives Divisions. All may be contacted at the headquarters phone number 215-794-8812 with their individual extensions listed.
|Michael S. Gallagher, Chief of Police||(215) 794-8812 x247|
|William Moffett, Lieutenant||(215) 794-8812 x245|
|Rick Hazelett, Sergeant||(215) 794-8812 x268|
Administrative Office Staff
|Patricia Kline, Police Clerk||(215) 794-8812 x232|
|Wendy Middleman, Police Clerk||(215) 794-8812 x231|
The backbone of the Buckingham Township Police Department is the Patrol Division. It is made up of the uniformed members who you see patrolling your neighborhoods every day. They have all taken a solemn oath and are sworn to protect your lives and your property, to maintain the peace and good order, to enforce the law, and to promote a general feeling of wellbeing and confidence in your government. The members of the patrol division maintain a constant vigil. Day or night, while you are at work or play, awake or asleep, the Buckingham Township Police Department Patrol Division is on the job and only a 9-1-1 call away.
|Corporal Jessica Hannah||(215) 794-8812 x269|
|Corporal Kevin Myslinski||
(215) 794-8812 x255
|Corporal Eric Skillman||
(215) 794-8812 x250
|Corporal Stephen Thomas||
(215) 794-8812 x243
|Officer Michael Davis||(215) 794-8812 x242|
|Officer Steve Dompert||
(215) 794-8812 x265
|Officer Justin Gerding||(215) 794-8812 x234|
|Officer Stanley MacMoran||(215) 794-8812 x260|
|Officer William Moller||(215) 794-8812 x244|
|Officer Matthew Ofner||
(215) 794-8812 x256
|Officer Robert Ridolfi||
(215) 794-8812 x248
|Officer Dylan Sherman||
(215) 794-8812 x261
|Officer Charles Snyder||(215) 794-8812 x251|
|Officer Timothy Weber||(215) 794-8812 x252|
Traffic Safety Division
The Traffic Safety Officer’s primary duties include traffic enforcement and accident investigations as well as assist the Patrol Division as needed. Officer Chris Forbes has received added training in traffic accident investigation allowing him to handle reconstructions of serious injury or fatalities and DUI related fatal/serious injury accidents. He works closely with the Bucks County District Attorney's Office. Officer Forbes is trained in the reconstruction of motor vehicles, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and pedestrian related accidents. It is the investigators' experience and training that will allow him to investigate and/or reconstruct an accident in the attempt to determine the causation or contributing factors of the accident. Each year the Buckingham Township Police Department investigates an average of 600 accidents.
|Officer Chris Forbes||(215) 794-8812 x263|
Criminal Investigative Unit
The Detective Division is responsible for the follow-up investigation of all serious crime that occurs in our township. These crimes include theft, fraud, identity theft, burglary, robbery, arson, and murder. Along with the investigations of these crimes, the unit is also responsible for processing all crime scenes within the township. Detective personnel are all trained as crime scene investigator. Additionally, members of the unit have specialized training and expertise in areas of interview and interrogation, drug investigation, DNA processing, and cell phone technology. They along with other members of the department are also Special Sworn Narcotic Officers of the District Attorney's Office allowing their drug investigations to go throughout Bucks County.
|Detective James Crusemire||
(215) 794-8812 x250