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2011 – Department Full Time Officers

Left to right, top: Officer Christian Caputo, Officer Marie Morgan, Officer James Press, Officer Robert McCaughan

Left to right, bottom: Sgt. Tim Rockenbach, Sergeant John Chappelle, Sergeant John Martin, Chief Walter Senkow, Sergeant Steve Brown, Sergeant Francis Rich


2011 – Department Part Time Officers

Left to right, top: Officer John Clancy, Officer Scott Hahn, Officer Thomas Gallo

Left to right, bottom: Officer Kevin Schieler, Officer William Czaplicki, Chief Walter Senkow, Officer Mike Cook, Officer Thomas Wooding, (Missing from photo is Officer Steve Corsi)


1999 – Department Picture

Left to right, top: Officer Andrew McKinney – Part Time, Off. Sean Styers – Part Time, Officer Christian Caputo, Officer Francis Rich III – Part-time, Officer John Martin, and Officer John Chappelle.

Left to right, bottom: Sgt. Stephen Brown, Sgt. David Smith, Chief Walter Senkow, Sgt. Francis Rich, and Sgt. Tim Rockenbach


1990 – Delaware County Police Chief’s Association Annual Banquet

Clifton Heights Police Officers pose with Fox TV’s “COPS” host Sergeant John Bunnell of the Multnomah County, Oregon Sheriff’s Department. Photograph was taken in 1990 at the Alpine Inn, in Springfield – Delaware County at the Delaware County Police Chief’s Association annual banquet during which Clifton Heights Police Chief Ronald Berry was inducted as the President of the Association.

Left to right: Corporal Walter Senkow, Officer Stephen Brown, Sheriff John Bunnell of FOX TV’s “COPS”, Officer John Chappelle, Corporal Francis Rich and Officer Tim Rockenbach.


1965 – Police Athletic League Banquet Book Cover

Members of the police department in 1965.


Late 1950′s or late 1960′s – Clifton Heights Borough Council Meeting

Photo of Chief Lou Valentine discussing a matter with then Mayor James Dicarlo at a Clifton Heights Borough Council meeting. In the foreground is Councilwoman Evelyn Hess, who later served as Mayor from 1977 through 1989 . This photo is estimated to have been taken between 1957 and 1967.


Late 1940′s or early 1950′s – Borough Hall and Police Station

This photograph is the old Borough Hall and Police Station previously located at 7 S. Springfield Rd., Clifton Heights, PA. This photograph is estimated to have been taken in the late 1940′s or early 1950′s. The police officer posing at the front doors has not been identified. The Borough Hall and Police Station were moved from this location to our present location at 30 S. Springfield Rd., Clifton Heights in approximately 1977.


1930′s – Officer Photo

1930′s photo of Officer John Micken believed to be hired in the mid to late 1930′s. Hired by Clifton Heights Borough Police Department after being laid off from the Navy Yard during the Great Depression.