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The Upper Darby Township Department of Police provides services to the residential, business and industrial community contained within its boundaries. At present the residents relying on the Police Department number approximately eighty-two thousand and represent a diverse population.

The Police Department has made a great effort to provide the most modern and effective service to the community that it serves. Innovative measures have been taken and immense successes followed. The Department continually reviews its performance and makes changes when a better way is found to do something. Traditional and the most modern policing occurs in the Township. The goal of the Department is to provide the best possible police service to the residential and business community that it is proud to serve.

The Upper Darby Township Police Department is located at 7236 West Chester Pike, Upper Darby, PA 19082.

The Police Department also operates three Police Substations at 5100 State Rd, Drexel Hill, PA 19026, 60 S 69th Street, Upper Darby, PA 19082 & 710 Long Lane, Upper Darby, PA 19082.

Visit the Upper Darby Police Department's Website to learn more

7236 West Chester Pike
Office Hours
M-F 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM
610 734-5774
For email inquiries, please see our contact page

Police Anonymous Tip Line : 610-734-3439

Dial 9-1-1 immediately for ALL fire, police, and medical emergencies

Superintendent Mike Chitwood began his career in law enforcement over forty years ago. He initially served with the Philadelphia Police Department as a patrol officer, highway patrol officer, and then a detective in the prestigious Homicide Division.

In 1983, Mike was named Chief of Police for Middletown Township, PA. His career then led him to Portland, Maine where he again assumed the role of top cop. In 2005, Mike returned to the Delaware Valley, as he was named Superintendent of Police of the Upper Darby Township Police Department.

Mike Chitwood’s administrations are distinguished by progressive and model programs in diversity, management, and crime prevention. He is the recipient of a multitude of awards which recognize him for his community service, leadership, and commitment to public safety. Mike is a staunch advocate for law-abiding citizens of Upper Darby Township. He has an unparalleled desire to rid the township of criminal activity, and is known for his vocal public disapproval of those who prey on the innocent.

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