Welcome from the Director Of Public Safety

Click the “Director’s Note” button to view a message from Director Frederick Harran.

File a Police Report

Use our online citizen police report system to submit an immediate report and print a copy for yourself. Click Here.


Get local alerts about emergencies, severe weather, and road closures on your cell or email. Click Here.

Events Calendar

Our event calendar shows the latest events around town. Click Here.

Safety Tips

View some safety tips from the Bensalem Township of Public Safety. Click Here.

Fraud Alert

Bensalem Police have observed a spike in IRS related fraud reports. Learn More.

Current Frauds and Scams

Learn about available services to protect your identification and your property. Click Here.


Bensalem Police Department Mission Statement

“We, the members of the Bensalem Township Police Department, are committed to a partnership with the community we serve. The purpose of this partnership is to prevent crime and delinquency through proactive policing based on problem-solving and community involvement.

By identifying public safety problems, developing strategies and implementing solutions together, we will improve the quality of life in our community. In order to reach our mission, we pledge adherence to professional standards, the equal treatment of all people, and to administering police service with the highest level of personal and professional integrity.”

Keep Your Home Safe

If you are away on vacation you should always remember to keep your home safe and secure. Here are some valuable points to keep in mind

  • Inform as few people as possible of your vacation plans.
  • Do not post your vacation plans on social networking sites.
  • Ask a trusted neighbor to keep an eye on your home.
  • Give emergency telephone or cell phone numbers, your itinerary, and a house key to your trusted neighbor.
  • Stop your mail, or have your trusted neighbor retrieve it.
  • Ask your neighbor to occasionally park a vehicle in your driveway.
  • Ask your neighbor to place a filled garbage can in front of your house on collection day.
  • Arrange to have the lawn mowed or snow removed.
  • Install motion sensor lights on all outdoor lights.
  • Use automatic timers on indoor lights to simulate occupancy.
  • Use deadbolt locks on your doors and lock your garage.

12 Steps To Keeping Safe Online

  • Don’t give out personal information, such as your name, address, phone number, or age without your parents’ permission.
  • When creating your screen name, do not include personal information like your last name or date of birth.
  • Don’t share your password with anyone but your parents.
  • Don’t post photos or videos online without getting your parents’ permission.
  • Don’t agree to meet an online friend unless you have your parents’ permission.
  • Don’t buy anything online without talking to your parents first.
  • Talk to your parents before you open an email attachment or download software.
  • Don’t send or respond to mean or insulting messages.
  • Do not sign up for social networking sites without your parent permission.

File A Report With Bensalem PD.

Using this online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the information you reported. Please Note: Incident Reports are no longer available for pickup at the Municipal Building. Click Here to Start a Report.

Latest News

Fatal Accident at State Rd and Street Rd

On Monday, October 20, 2014 at approximately 7:10 am, Bensalem Police responded to the intersection of State Rd and Street Rd to investigate an accident. It was discovered that a Honda Civic traveling southbound on State Rd, proceeding through the intersection of Street Rd, crashed head-on into a tractor […]

Arrests Made in Bar Louie Robbery

Bensalem Police have arrested the below two individuals and have charged them with robbery and related offenses in connection with the Bar Louie armed robbery that occurred on October 10, 2014. Patrick McElheney, 27 years old with no fixed abode Randy Sanchez, 27 years old from the 1300 block […]

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