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Police Department Contact Information

Upper Dublin Township Police
801 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034

General Police Business: (215) 646-2101
Fax: (215) 628-8976
TTY: 711
To save a life or stop a crime – POLICE / FIRE / MEDICAL EMERGENCIES call: 911

Anonymous Tip Line

Hours: 365 days – 24/7

Download the Upper Dublin Township Police Department Annual Report for 2015

Protection and Service

The Upper Dublin Township Police Department is charged with the protection of life and property within Upper Dublin Township. The Upper Dublin Township Police Department is a Pennsylvania first class, civil service, accredited law enforcement agency. Staffed 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, the department employs 40 full-time sworn officers, six Police Communications Officers, an Administrative Staff Officer, and a Record’s Clerk to fulfill its mission. The Upper Dublin Township Police Department is dispatched to “Calls for Service” by the Montgomery County Communications Center.

The Upper Dublin Township Police Department consists of two primary divisions identified as Patrol and Administration, with three support divisions identified as Communications, Adult Investigations, and Juvenile Investigations, and utilizes several specialized units addressing Bicycle Patrol, Highway Patrol, Major Incident Response, Medical Response, Narcotics Enforcement, Professional Standards, and Tactical Response.

Committed to the Community Oriented Policing philosophy, Upper Dublin Police Department hosts several community outreach programs each year. These programs include a College Internship Program, a Driver Safety Seminar, and a Junior Police Academy. Upper Dublin Police Officers are also available to provide presentations for schools and civic associations. Finally, the Upper Dublin Township Police Department has developed a Facility Safety Program based upon “best practices” when protecting those within any school or religious facility in Upper Dublin Township Township. This program has trained administrators, teachers, staff, and students on how to properly respond to a variety of incidents that could happen within a school or religious facility.


As of February 05, 2013, the officers of the Upper Dublin Township Police Department are being dispatched to all Calls for Service by the Montgomery County Emergency Dispatch Center (911). The Upper Dublin Police Station shall remain open and occupied by personnel 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you dial 215-646-2100, your phone call will be immediately routed to the Montgomery County Emergency Dispatch Center (911). The new Police General Business phone number is 215-646-2101. 

Mission Statement

The Upper Dublin Township Police Department exists to provide to all who live, work, visit or otherwise enter this jurisdiction the most professional police services that can be offered. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all through diligent police patrol, exhaustive police investigations, service to the community, the impartial enforcement of laws with respect and concern for fundamental human rights and dignity.

Our commitment to excellence not only extends to the community, but to the officers and employees of this department who have dedicated themselves to the police profession. We will strive to provide the training, education, career development, equipment, and support needed to fulfill our mission with the safety and security of our officers in mind.

We will never rest or become complacent with our achievements, but will continuously assess our performance to meet the needs and demands of the community we serve.

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Become an Intern with UDPD

Information on our college internship program.


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Phone And Email Directory

Copelin, Ryan

Administrative Staff Officer (215) 646-2101/ryan.copelin@udpd.us

Thompson, Terrence

Chief (215) 646-2101/terrence.thompson@udpd.us

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