Congratulations Officer Raymond Townsend on your appointment to the position of School Resource Officer at the Abington Senior High School. Ray is a seventeen-year veteran of the Abington Township Police Department. After graduating from the Academy in 2003, Ray was assigned to our Patrol Division and served as a D.A.R.E. Officer, a Field Training Officer, a SWAT Team Operator, President of the Abington Township Police Association, and as a member of our Honor Guard Unit. Over the last two years, Officer Townsend was assigned to our Community Policing Division. Ray is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served honorably for nine years.
On behalf of the men and woman of the Department I would like to wish Officer Townsend the best of luck as he begins his new assignment as School Resource Officer.