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Telephone: 717-632-7366                 20 Wayne Ave Hanover, PA 17331                            Fax: 717-632-2464
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Police Department 
20 Wayne Avenue
Hanover, PA 17331
Office Hours:  Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
In case of emergency dial 911.
Email:  info@pennpolice.com


On July 14, 2003 the Penn Township Police Department was officially recognized as the first York County police department to be awarded the Certificate of Law Enforcement Accreditation by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association. The Police Department was again accredited in
July of 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2018. 

August 12, 2018 was the 50th anniversary of full-time police service in Penn Township. In recognition of fifty years of service, professionalism, and integrity, the Board of Commissioners presented the Police Department with this banner.  Pictured (left to right) are Acting Police Chief Hettinger, Commissioner Brown, Commissioner Van de Castle, Commissioner Heiland, Commissioner Klunk, and Police Lieutenant Merwede.