Police Activity at McKinley Elementary School

This afternoon, at approximately 3PM, a McKinley Elementary School student saw a male, with a backpack, walk in a back door to the school without his credentials prominently displayed. The student immediate notified a teacher and the school was placed on lockdown. Abington Officers were on scene. School Officials along with Abington Police immediately confirmed…
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Officer Joseph Marrero Appointed As New School Resource Officer

Community News
Congratulations Officer Joseph Marrero on your appointment to the position of School Resource Officer at the Abington Junior High School. Joe joined the Abington Township Police Department in 2016 after serving for eight years in the Philadelphia Police Department.  While in Philadelphia, Joe received numerous awards and commendations for his outstanding service and commitment to…
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Armed Robbery Suspects Sought!

Community News, Press Releases
  On 10/20/19 at 1441 hours,  Abington Police responded to Papa Johns located at 1843 Easton Road for the report of an armed robbery in progress.  Upon arrival, it was discovered that the suspects had already fled the restaurant. The victims described one suspect as being a black male, approximately 6’-6’2”, wearing a black hooded…
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CALEA Re-Accreditation

Public Notice  The Abington Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment in conjunction with its effort to maintain international accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  The assessment is to verify that the Department is in compliance with professional law enforcement standards. The accreditation program is administered by CALEA,…
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Prescription Drug Take Back Day Results

Community News
Abington Police Department collected 28 pounds of unwanted drugs during today’s National Drug Take Back Day. These drugs, along with 64 pounds of drugs which were collected over the past few months in the department’s “Drug Drop Box” were then turned over to the DEA for safe destruction. Thanks to these initiatives, 92 pounds of…
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