The Parkesburg Borough Police Department provides police services to the Borough of Parkesburg, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 24/7/365. In addition, Highland Township contracts policing services with Parkesburg Borough and are provided these services through a municipal agreement. The total population served is roughly 6,000 residents and one hundred businesses. The agency also assists other municipal police entities on an as needed basis, supplementing specialized manpower and special events coverage..
Our agency is comprised of administrative staffing and clerical support staff, a Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations, Drug Enforcement, Traffic Safety & Commercial Vehicle Inspectors, Community Policing/Public Relations/Professional Standards and actively participates in various multi-jurisdictional and regional policing objectives; including the Chester County Regional Emergency Response Team.
The department is active within our community’s organizations and participates with many of the service groups in the Parkesburg region. The department’s Citizen’s Police Academy offers a unique perspective into the duties and responsibilities of policing through current conditions. The department has graduated many groups of better informed and community oriented residents that better understand their collective responsibilities within the community and partner-up with police to make their community safe.