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The Police Chief's Association of Montgomery County has issued a statement on the death of George Floyd.You can read the Association's Statement here (PDF).

Springfield Township's Board of Commissioners have also released a statement on the death of George Floyd. You can read the Commissioner's Statement here (PDF)

Welcome from the Chief of Police

On behalf of the men and women of the Springfield Township Police Department, welcome to the police page. We appreciate you taking the time to visit and hope that you find this site both informative and interesting.

Springfield Township is a passionate community with historical roots. As the Township continues to attract new residents, our population continues to grow to over 19,500 residents. With support from our community, the Springfield Township Police Department is committed to fair and impartial enforcement of the laws, crime prevention, safeguarding the quality of life, and providing assistance to victims of crime. We are fortunate to have active and concerned neighbors and community leaders who have worked with us to develop these effective partnerships.

The Springfield Township Police Department is dedicated to maintaining high standards of professionalism and integrity. Our mission is to protect and serve the residents of our diverse community. We value the trust placed in us by the community we serve and will be diligent in our efforts to uphold that trust. We continue to identify new and innovative ways to address crime and quality of life concerns in Springfield.

Thank you for visiting!

Michael E. Pitkow

Chief of Police

Applications, Permits, and Documents


  • Alarm Registration

    • Alarm Registration Form
      If you have an alarm system at your residence or business, you must complete and submit an alarm registration form with the Springfield Township Police Department.
  • Block Party Permit

    • Block Party Permit Form
      The Block Party Permit form replaces the practice of writing a letter to the Chief of Police requesting permission for a street closure for neighborhood block parties. The permit must be filled out by the person coordinating the block party, and must be signed by at least 75% of the households located on the street to be closed. The application should be returned to the office of the Chief of Police at least ten days prior to the scheduled block party.
  • Neighborhood Watch Program

  • SafeWatch Registration

    • Safewatch Registration Form
      In this community policing effort, participants in the SafeWatch program will play a crucial role in assisting officers to quickly determine if video footage is available near a crime scene.


Contact Information

Name Title Telephone
Michael E. Pitkow
Chief of Police (215) 836-1601
Mimi McLennan
Admin Assistant Chief of Police (215) 836-1601
Linda Galleo
Police Receptionist (215) 836-1601

Springfield Township

Administration & Police
1510 Paper Mill Road
Wyndmoor, PA 19038

Phone: (215) 836-7600 Fax: (215) 836-7180

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.