- Public Safety
- Fire Prevention Open House - October 10
- Free E-Waste Recycling
- Local Volunteers to Host Alex's Lemonade Stand - June 13, 2015
- View PECO's Online Outage Map
The answers to most of our frequently asked questions are available throughout the police section. For added convenience, we’ve provided answers to our most common questions, organized alphabetically by category.
Can you get rid of a car that’s been sitting for a week?
Abandoned vehicles are a nuisance as well as an eyesore. Don’t let abandoned vehicles ruin the look of your neighborhood. Under Pennsylvania motor vehicle laws, a vehicle is considered abandoned if:
If you have a complaint about an abandoned vehicle, call us at 215-968-3020 or call the Bucks County Radio Room at 215-598-7121.
There’s a squirrel in my house. Can you help me?
A deer has been struck and is on the road. Can someone clear it?
If you have a complaint about roadkill, a barking dog, a wild animal, or a stray dog, we can help! Our Animal Control Officer is trained to deal with a wide range of animal-related problems.
Call us at 215-968-3020 or call the Bucks County Radio Room at 215-598-7121. An officer will assist you and we will forward your complaint to our Animal Control Officer.
What is the number for Animal Poison Control?
Animal Poison Control can be contacted at 1-888-426-4435.
Do I have to get a license for my dog? How do I get it?
What should I do if I think a child is being abused?
Children are our most precious resource. Each child deserves the chance to grow up free from neglect or physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.
If you believe that a child is being abused, you should either:
How many crimes are committed in Upper Makefield Township?
Please visit the Pennsylvania State Police website to view crime statistics.
Can I have my child fingerprinted?
Personnel from the Upper Makefield Township Police Department are available to do non-criminal fingerprinting for township residents. Appointments are necessary for this service and are done Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
To schedule an appointment, call Detective Pat Haines at 215-968-3020.
Where can I find out about Megan’s Law? Are there any sex offenders in our area?
Like most other states, Pennsylvania has a Megan’s Law statute. This law is designed to protect citizens from sexual predators by requiring that sex offenders register with the Pennsylvania State Police. The State Police, in turn, notify local police departments that patrol communities in which offenders reside.
You can access more information on Megan’s Law on the Pennsylvania State Police Website.
How can I get a copy of a police report?
If you need a copy of a police report for insurance or other reasons, call the Upper Makefield Township Police Department at 215-968-3020. There is a nonrefundable $15 fee for police reports. Reports are available only to individuals who are named somewhere in the report.
A copy of the report can be picked up at the Upper Makefield Township Police Department during business hours.
How can I make a police report?
There are several ways to make an official police report.
Can my group get a tour of the police station?
If your group would like to arrange a tour of the Upper Makefield Township Police Department, call us at 215-968-3020. Tours are done by appointment only.
I received a ticket I think is unfair. What can I do?
We know it's never pleasant to receive a citation. If you are cited, you have 2 options.
28 N. State Street
Newtown, PA 18940
There’s a fallen tree at an intersection. Is someone coming to get it?
People are speeding in front of the park where my children play. Can you do anything about it?
If your complaint is about an immediate hazardous condition, call Bucks County Police Radio at 9-1-1.
If you are concerned about traffic patterns, signage, speeding, or other issues, call us at 215-968-3020.
Any individual or company wanting to solicit within Upper Makefield Township is required to obtain a permit through the police department. There is a $150 fee for a 90-day permit, and you may apply in person for the permit at the police department.
If you think someone is soliciting illegally, please call 215-968-3020.
1076 Eagle Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Business hours: 215-968-3020
Other times*: 215-598-7121
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*Officers are available 24 hours a day