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Kenneth Mellus, Lieutenant
Phone: (215) 750-3845 x252
Email: Kenneth Mellus

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Middletown Township
Municipal Center

3 Municipal Way
Langhorne, PA 19047

Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Phone: (215) 750-3800
Fax: (215) 750-3801

Police Department

5 Municipal Way
Langhorne, PA 19047

Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Business Office: 215-750-3845
911 for Emergencies
(215) 949-1000 Non-Emergencies

Public Works Department

700 Veterans Highway
Levittown, PA 19056

Hours: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Phone: (215) 943-2900

Tax Collector

Ray Chapman
2222 Trenton Road
Levittown, PA 19056

Phone: (215) 945-1777

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Middletown Township Police Department

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General Police Department Information

The Middletown Township Police Department is an accredited, full-time, full service law enforcement agency responsible for the protection of life and property within the 19.4 square miles of the Township. The Department operates under the guidelines of the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code.

Police Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Currently there are 50 full-time sworn police officers and five full-time civilian support staff.

The Department is organized into a Patrol Division and a Criminal Investigations Division. There are several specialty units within the Patrol Division including K-9, Traffic Safety and members of the S.E.R.T. team.

During the last ten years, the Department answered an average of more than 20,000 calls for service. In 2011, the department responded to 21,458 calls and investigated 2,003 motor vehicle accidents.

Mission Statement

The motto "To Safeguard, Protect and Serve" essentially states the purpose of the Middletown Township Police Department. The Department safeguards lives and property, protects the right of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from violence and criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace and tranquility. The Department serves the citizens of Middletown Township by discharging the law enforcement function in a professional manner and it is to these people that the Department is ultimately responsible.

U.S.Department of Homeland Security

Visit the U. S. Department of Homeland Security website at www.ready.gov for information on what you can do to prepare for the unexpected. "Terrorism forces us to make a choice. Don't be afraid, Be Ready" is the important message this website delivers. There is a great deal of information on this site such as what to do in the event of a terrorist attack, information on different types of terrorist threats that exist, and useful links to other agencies. Visit the site often and stay informed and Ready.

Annual Police Report

Click the link below to view a report listing the activities of the Middletown Township Police Department. New reports will be posted as they are received.

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Nixle Messaging System

In order to better serve the community, the Middletown Township Police Department is now utilizing an electronic messaging system that allows direct communication with persons who sign up to receive messages via email, SMS, or text messaging to their mobile device. The service is provided by Nixle, a trusted entity with partners such as the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS), the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the Council of State Governments, the Police Executive Research Forum, among others.

The Middletown Township Police Department encourages you to subscribe to Nixle so information can be disseminated throughout our community quickly and accurately. The service is free of charge (standard text messaging rates may apply). You can register below or at www.nixle.com.

What is Nixle?

Nixle is a Community Information Service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you. Our service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer.

What messages would I receive through Nixle?

Only authenticated agencies and community organizations can securely publish information. There are four types of messages; Alerts (many would refer to this as an emergency type alert), Advisories (less urgent need-to-know information), Community Information (day-to-day neighborhood to community-level information), Traffic (very localized traffic information).

Do I have to register to use Nixle?

Anyone can view information by going to www.nixle.com without registering. However, to customize the information you receive and the locations you receive it from, in addition to receiving information by text message and email, you must set up an account. Once registered you can personalize your locations and your preferences, making the service fit your needs.

Do I have to give my mobile phone number?

No. However, the strength of the Nixle system is the delivery of real-time messages when you’re on the go. The best way to stay up-to-date with important information that could affect you and your family is to receive notifications by e-mail and mobile device.

Can anyone track my location using the system?

No. Nixle does not track users or share your contact information. See Nixle's Privacy Policy for more details

How many text messages will I receive in a month?

This will vary depending on the number of notifications published. The service is simple to change text and email options.

Can I limit the number of text messages I receive?

You can limit the number of text messages by adjusting the type of messages you receive. You can opt out of any service except public safety Urgent and Important messages. For example, you can choose to receive Urgent and Important messages on your mobile device and e-mail and community news in just your e-mail.

How do I know a text message I received is real?

Nixle goes through an extensive identity certification and authentication process before authorizing any agency or organization to publish information into the service.

Can I respond to a text message?

No. However, if you wish to share a crime tip or information with the agency that sent you the message, contact details can be found by accessing the alert online.

How do I unsubscribe?

Log in at www.nixle.com and click "Settings". There you can adjust which messages you receive and on which device(s) you receive them. You also have the option to eliminate all messages under the "Account" tab. Should you wish to completely unsubscribe, simply send an email to support@nixle.com and we will discontinue your service.