Current Drug Trends, The Impact On Our Community

Save A Life, Get Narcan

Residents of Bensalem can attend a free community session to learn about the signs and symptoms of an overdose, how to use Narcan, and to learn about community resources. Please see the below material: Registration Form- Bensalem Event Bensalem Narcan Community Event

Statutory Sexual Assault Investigation and Arrest

Bensalem Police have arrested 20 year old Calvin Bridges, from the 2600 block of Emerald St in Philadelphia, and charged him with Statutory Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Unlawful Contact with Minors and related offenses. The arrest stems from an incident that occurred on the afternoon of March 6, 2016 […]

Arrest Made in Sale of Marijuana Laced Brownies

Bensalem Police have arrested Jacob Francisco, a Bensalem High School student from Penndel, for his role in the sale of marijuana brownies that were sold to and distributed to students at Shafer Middle School. Francisco admitted to selling five brownies laced with marijuana on February 25, 2016 which were […]

Bensalem PAL and Parks and Recreation “Stranger Danger Awareness Easter Egg Hunt”

The Bensalem Townships Police and Parks and Recreation Departments will be holding their first Stranger Danger Awareness Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26, 2016. NO RAIN DATE The Easter Egg Hunt is open to the first 200 Bensalem Township residents (boys and girls) in grades Kindergarten – 2nd […]

Bensalem Township Police Benevolent Association Scholarship Foundation

PURPOSE: The Bensalem Township Police Benevolent Association Scholarship Foundation was established to help promote continuing education by providing financial assistance towards college tuition payments for our high school graduates. SELECTION PROCESS: The selection process will be made by no less than 4 members of Bensalem Township Police Benevolent Association […]

Abuse of Corpse Relating to Body Dumped on Mill Rd

On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., Bensalem Police responded to the area of Mill Rd for the report of a female body on the shoulder. Officers checked the area and discovered Stephanie Machen, 25 years old from Norristown, deceased along the shoulder of the roadway. Preliminary investigation […]


Due to the cancellation of this years Bensalem Fall Festival the Cop Card checklist is available: 2015 Cop Card Check Off Sheet For more information on the Fall Festival, please visit for more information.


The Bensalem Township Police Department will once again be participating in a Cop Card Program kicking off this Saturday October 3rd at the Bensalem Fall Festival. This program provides an opportunity for our police officers to interact with the community they serve in particular with the children. Children will […]

Homicide Investigation and Arrest

  On Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 7:03 p.m., the Bensalem Township Police Department responded to the parking lot of Salem Crossing Apartments, 3550 Street Rd, to investigate a reported stabbing. Upon police arrival, a Hispanic male was located in the parking lot who sustained a stab wound to […]