Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the Police Department lobby open?  The lobby is open Monday through Friday 8am-5p.  It is closed weekends and holidays.  If you have an emergency please dial 911.
  • How do I pay a citation or set up a payment plan?  Respond to the District Court 19-2-01 at 118 Pleasant Acres Road or call their office at 717-840-7233.
  • Where can I get a yard sale permit, pay my taxes, sign up for an exercise class or purchase tickets?  Respond to the Springettsbury Township Administration Building located directly next to the Police Department.
  • Does the Police Department do fingerprints for employment or any non-criminal purpose?  Is there a fee and do I need to make an appointment?  We can do them if you live or work in Springettsbury Township.  There is no fee and you do not have to make an appointment.  You need to respond to our station between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Who can I call if I need a car seat installed or checked?  You can fill out the form on this website under car seat check request.
  • If I would like an officer to do a presentation at a community meeting or at a school function, how can I arrange that? Send us, in writing, a request letting us know the basic information regarding your function, age group(s) involved and the type of presentation you have in mind.  Mail it to our office with your phone number included and we will get back to you.
  • If I need to have a criminal background check done for any non-criminal purpose, how can I do that? Contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 717-428-1011 or visit their website at
  • Will the Police Department check my residence while I am on vacation?  Yes, please fill out the vacation check request on this site and the Department will do periodic checks while you are away.