August 2019 Newtown Township Police Report: Traffic Citations Down, One Life Saved By Narcan
Newtown Township Police Lieutenant Jason Harris presented the Calls Report for August 2019 at the September 11, 2019, Board of Supervisors meeting. The following is a summary. Note: Not all calls are listed. Download the full (redacted) report here.
In August, the Newtown Police Department responded to 1,617 total calls, 336 (21%) of which were in Wrightstown Township (Newtown Police provides services to both Newtown Township and Wrightstown).
Traffic Citations Down for Month Of August
The 3rd wave of the 2019 "Aggressive Driver Campaign" is over! The Newtown Police Department issued a total of 158 traffic citations in August 2019 compared to 244 in July - a 35% drop. 55 (35%) of these were for speeding compared to 115 (47%) in July.
Certificate of Appreciation from the Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission
Today, at the Police Chiefs’ Association of Bucks County meeting, four local Police Chiefs Clark (Northampton Township Police Department), Hearn (Newtown Township), Schmidt (Upper Makefield Township Police Department), Sabath (Newtown Borough Police Department) received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc. for years of participating in the bi-annual medication collection take back days and ongoing collections throughout the year. ✅Please keep in mind that our drug disposal drop box is available in our police lobby and it is accessible Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you are not able to make it during our normal business hours you can call the non-emergency phone number 215-579-1000 or 215-598-7121 and special arrangements can be made to accommodate you 24/7. ✅Our National Drug take back initiative will also be held on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 between the hours of 10am - 2pm in our Township Administration building. ✅We encourage our residents to take advantage of these services by safely disposing of expired and unused prescriptions in order to make our communities safer and our environment better.
Posted on 13 Sep 2019, 01:40 - Category: Crime
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