Frequently Asked Questions
- Can the police check my home when I am on vacation?
- Where can I go to get fingerprinted for employment purposes?
- How can I file a police report?
- Where do I go to pay a traffic citation?
- How do I get a copy of a police report or an accident report?
- Where can I go to have my infant seat installed in my vehicle?
- Can I drop off expired or unused prescription medications at your offices?
- Where do I drop off old and unwanted ammunition and/or weapons?
Residents of Westtown, East Goshen and Thornbury Townships may contact our Administrative Offices during normal business hours, Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm to schedule an appointment to be fingerprinted. There is a $25.00 fee for this service which will be payable at the time of your appointment which will be accepted via cash or check. We are unable to accept credit cards at this time.
You may contact the Chester County Police Radio at (610) 692-5100, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. An officer will be dispatched and will respond directly to your residence to take the report. Depending on the nature of the call, you may request that the officer contact you by phone.
Depending on where you received the citation, (Westtown, Thornbury or East Goshen Township) will depend on where to go to pay your citation. You may respond by mail and send it to the District Court and address noted in Boxes 1 and 3 at the top of the citation. If you choose to pay in person, you will need to go to the following locations.
If you received the citation in East Goshen Township, you will need to go to:
District Court 15-1-02
1572 Paoli Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
If you received the citation in Westtown or Thornbury Townships, you will need to go to:
District Court 15-2-03
601 Westtown Road (Government Services Building)
Suite # 110
West Chester, PA 19380
To request a copy of a Police Report please complete the Police Report Request Form. You can drop off or mail the completed form to the Westtown-East Goshen Police at 1041 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382 or Fax the request to 610-692-9369. There is a $15.00 fee for a copy of a police report (cash or check only). When picking up the report please bring your ID with you.
When requesting an accident report, go to www.crashdocs.org. The fee is $15.00 and they do accept credit cards. You will need to provide a name, report number and the date of the accident.
Please call the office at 610-692-9600 to make an appointment and an officer will properly install your car seat in your vehicle for you. Please have the following information ready when you call the station:
Vehicle Type #1:
Vehicle Type #2:
Car Seat Manufacturer/Model:
Times Available for Install:
Yes – there is a Medication Drop Box located in the main lobby of our Administrative Offices located at 1041 Wilmington Pike, West Chester PA 19382. The lobby is open to the public during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please make sure the pills are either contained in a pill bottle and/or plastic bag. Please do not place “loose” pills into the drop box.
Weapons may be turned into the Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department where they will be entered into evidence and then scheduled to be destroyed. The police department cannot accept old/unwanted ammunition. We recommend that you contact a local firearms dealer/business for instructions on how to properly dispose of unwanted ammunition.