Criminal Investigation Division
The Bensalem Township Criminal Investigations Unit is comprised of two sergeants, nine detectives, one officer assigned to the Pennsylvania State Police Auto Theft Task Force, and one civilian employee who maintains all records relating to pawn shop transactions.
The Criminal Investigations Unit is responsible for the follow-up investigation of all serious crime that occurs in within our township. These crimes include theft, fraud, identity theft, burglary, robbery, arson, and murder. Along with the investigations of these crimes, the unit is also responsible for processing all crime scenes within the township. Detective personnel are all trained as crime scene investigators and one of our detectives has been recognized as an expert in this field. Additionally, members of the unit have specialized training and expertise in areas of interview and interrogation, fingerprint examination and identification, DNA processing, arson investigation, and cell phone technology.
For further information about our unit or information regarding criminal activity, please contact Sergeant William McVey at 215.633.3758 or Sergeant David Richardson at 215.633.3745.
Information can also be given anonymously through our tip line at 215.633.3660.