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|About||The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department was formed in December of 1981. It is a full service law enforcement agency that provides police service to Westtown, East Goshen and Thornbury (Chester County) Townships.|
The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department is committed to providing the optimum in service, performance and dedication to the community through proper, responsive community based police service.
The Westtown-East Goshen Police Department promotes team building and recognizes both individual and group achievements within the organization. We emphasize education and training coupled with experience and leadership to successfully meet the goals of the organization. We commit ourselves to the highest degree of integrity.
The Westtown-East Goshen Police Department continually strives to improve and provide quality police services to our community by promoting a safe environment through police and citizen interaction. We take pride in ourselves and the community, which we serve. Our citizens are our most valuable asset.
Formed in December of 1981, the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department is one of Pennsylvania's 34 regional police departments. The Department consists of 30 full-time and 10 part-time Police Officers.
The Department staffing is divided among the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division and Traffic Safety Unit and Police Administration. The Police Department is also a member of the West Chester Regional Emergency Response Team (E.R.T.) which consists of officers from Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department, West Goshen Township Police Department, West Chester Borough Police Department, West Whiteland Township Police Department, Willistown Township Police Department and Uwchlan Township Police Department. These officers receive special training in weapons and tactics and can be deployed rapidly to emergency siutations or critical incidents.
The Police Department is committed to its community policing philosophy and stresses, through its Mission Statement, its commitment to providing the optimum in service, performance and dedication to the community through proper, responsive community based police service.