Office of the Chief

The Office of the Chief of Police handles the day-to-day operations of managing the Police Department.

Management & Direction

It is primarily responsible for the overall management and direction of the police department, which includes the Patrol, Operations, and Detective Divisions as well as specialized bureaus and units.


In addition, the Chief's Office is responsible to liaison with other Borough departments, elected Borough officials, governmental and private sector agencies, and various community and neighborhood organizations.


The Office of the Chief is responsible for:

  • Contingency planning
  • Crime analysis
  • Formulation and administration of the budget (both operating and capital improvement)
  • Grant formulation and administration
  • Multi-year planning
  • Manpower allocation
  • Production of monthly reports
  • Supplies and Account Payable Vouchers
  • Systems analysis and implementation


The Office of the Chief is also responsible for ordering, maintaining, and distributing the department's central supplies and processing all account payable vouchers. In addition, the Office of Professional Standards and Internal Affairs reports directly to the Chief of Police.