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Mission Statement

The mission of the Manchester Township Police Department is to provide the highest level of professional police service to our citizens and visitors by safeguarding lives and property, protecting the innocent, maintaining order, aggressively investigating and preventing crimes, impartially enforcing laws and upholding the Constitution, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our community.


Town Offices Reopen; E-Reports Still Encouraged

Although the Township Offices have re-opened, it is still HIGHLY recommended to avoid public areas when not necessary. With that in mind, we have made it easy for you to get police reports via email for free. This saves you time and mitigates your exposure as the lobby, although cleaned regularly, still may pose a [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|


Crash Damages Utility Police, Sends Three to Hospital

On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at approximately 4:51 p.m., officers from the Manchester Township Police Department responded to the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard and Bismarck Street in the Pine Lake Park section of town to investigate a three-car motor vehicle crash involving a struck utility [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|

Plainfield Man Tragically Drowns in Lake on Heritage Mineral Property

A visit to a popular privately-owned 7000-acre tract of land in Manchester on Saturday afternoon ended tragically for a 23-year-old Plainfield man. Edwin Caballero visited the Heritage Mineral property on Saturday and went missing between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Caballero’s body was recovered submerged [...]

By |July 6th, 2020|
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Welcome to the Manchester Township Division of Police website, a comprehensive online tool designed to keep our residents and visitors updated with information regarding current police activity and the wide variety of services that we provide.

The Division of Police, an integral part of the Manchester Township Department of Public Safety, is a specialized law enforcement organization consisting of highly trained professionals. These officers pride themselves in delivering services with the highest levels of professionalism, integrity and respect. As Manchester Township’s Chief of Police, I am extremely proud of the individuals who make up this organization and their outstanding commitment to protect and serve.

Manchester Township Police officers are an integral part of the community. Whether on patrol or in a specialized unit, these officers are highly visibility and offer prompt accessibility to the general public. When you see our officers out and about in the community, remember that they are there for you, enforcing laws, ensuring public safety, and responding to emergent and routine calls for service.

Although our organization constantly strives to be the best of the best and to deliver expert police services, I believe that effective public safety is a collaborative effort. Of course, we in law enforcement bear the primary responsibility for crime prevention and interdiction, but the community can do its part as well. We rely on you to be alert to possible crime, to report crimes in progress and to take prudent steps to protect yourself and your family. Together, we can form an effective alliance toward preserving the safe community we all want and deserve.

As you browse through these website pages, you will find a wide variety of information detailing the services we provide. The website has been designed to not only make the Manchester Township Police Division more transparent, but also to give expedient and easy access to the available information related to police resources.

Please, continue to visit our website often and stay informed about your community.


Lisa D. Parker
Chief of Police