Saturday January 20, 2018

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Under the direction of Chief William Tierney and Lieutenant Jane Robertson, the Hatfield Township Police Department received accreditation from the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association at the Board of Commissioners Public Meeting, which was held on January 27th.


Richard Hammon, Accreditation Program Coordinator presented the Police Department with a certificate to commemorate their accomplishment. Hatfield joins approximately 100 police departments in Pennsylvania in achieving this honor.

The Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program was designed and developed by professional law enforcement executives to provide a reasonable and cost effective plan for the professionalization of law enforcement agencies within the Commonwealth.

Benefits Include:

  • Establishes a credible framework for evaluating agency practices and procedures
  • Reduces agency risk and exposure to lawsuits
  • Decreases some liability insurance expenditures
  • Improves law enforcement - community relations
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