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Opioid Awareness Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, May 10th – 6:00 pm
The entire nation is in the midst of a heroin and opioid epidemic and Delaware County has not been excluded. Each year, more Americans die from drug overdoses than in traffic accidents, and more than three out of five of these deaths involve an opioid. In Delaware County alone there were 227 total drug related deaths in 2016. Our local area residents have not been spared from this tragedy, and we need to make a difference through education and assistance. Read More
Southeast Regional Youth Police Academy
The Boroughs of Clifton Heights, Aldan, Lansdowne, East Lansdowne and Yeadon announce this year’s Southeast Regional Youth Police Academy beginning March 3, 2016. This training opportunity will again be hosted by Clifton Heights Borough Police Department and is open to the resident of these communities. Space is very limited and will be decided on a first come basis. This application must be completed in its entirety and returned to YOUR own police department. This is a great opportunity for the teens of our community who may be considering Law Enforcement as a career choice.
New Chief of Police takes Oath
Pictured above are former Chiefs of Police Walter Senkow and Ron Berry with newly appointed Chief of Police Tim Rockenbach who took his oath of office on June 19, 2012.
Police Athletic League Volunteer Project
Members of the Clifton Heights Police Department, friends and members of the Police Athletic League recently replaced and upgraded the Dug Out Facilities on the main baseball field on Springfield Rd. The facility had fallen into disrepair recently and with the help of Home Depot and store manager Dave Tooley, a portion of the materials were donated and delivered for free to complete the project. The project included repairing and replacing the roof of the Dug Outs and re-painting the facility.
Award of Appreciation recipient – Sergeant Tim Rockenbach
Chief Walter Senkow
Sergeant Steve Brown
Both awards were presented for their exemplary service and professionalism during Chief’s Senkow’s tenure.
Supervisor of year 2012 – Sergeant John Martin
Officer of the year 2012 – Officer James Press
Chief Walter Senkow
Part-Time Officer of the year 2012 – Officer Kevin Schieler.
Page of Special Recognition
On Friday, February 18, 2011, Clifton Heights Police Officer Kevin Schieler conducted a car stop as a result of suspicious activity called in by an alert resident. During the course of this car stop, events occurred resulting in extremely severe injuries to Kevin. Read More.
MADD AWARD & CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION
Each year MADD recognizes an one officer from each Delaware County Police Department for his or her efforts at DUI enforcement.
Below is Chief Walter Senkow, presenting Officer Robert McCaughan two certificates at council meeting. One is from MADD Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the other from Congressman Joe Sestak in recognition of Officer McCaughan’s achievments and enforcement of violations for Driving Under The Influence.
“SLOW DOWN, WE LOVE OUR CHILDREN” SPEED SIGNS
Officer Chris Kammerer (left) and Officer James Press (right), stand next to one of our Slow Down Speed Signs we have placed on various streets throughout the borough. With summer quickly approaching, we ask that all motorists utilizing our streets to please slow down and protect our most precious commodity – OUR CHILDREN.
Additional signs are available by contacting the police station.
2009 Chief’s Award Recipients
March 24, 2010 – Three CHPD officers have been recognized for their outstanding service and devotion in achieving the goals and objectives of the police department. Pictured below, left to right, are:
Officer Robert McCaughan, 2009 Patrolman of the year (Hired May 2003)
Chief of Police Walter J. Senkow
Sergeant John Martin: 2009 Supervisor of the year (Hired part-time in June 1995 and full-time in June 1999)