On behalf of all the officers of Brookhaven Borough Police Department, we welcome you to our website and thank you for taking the time to learn about our department. Our police department is comprised of fourteen sworn police officers and one civilian staff member. We serve a population of nearly 8,500 citizens. We are a vibrant and growing community.
Our policing philosophy is based on a foundation of traditional policing concepts, while remaining innovative and progressive in our methods in order to evolve in the ever-changing world in which we live. Our police department strives to foster collaborative engagement with our community as a means to continually improve community relations. We are dedicated to the highest standards of professionalism and remain committed to fair and impartial enforcement of the law.
Our core values are defined in our Mission Statement:
|Full Time Officers||Badge #||Part Time Officers||Badge #|
|Chief Michael L. Vice||2701||Officer Malcolm Duff||2735|
|Officer Bob Barth||2725||Officer Trevor Johnston||2734|
|Officer Ryan Eastman||2722||Officer Michael Palmer||2731|
|Officer Timothy Habich||2751|
|Officer James Kelso||2728|
|Officer Gregory Martin||2724|
|Officer Brent Roller||2723|
|Officer Rich Subers||2729|
|Officer Dave Wetten||2726|
|Officer Jonathan Zebley||2721|
Administrative Secretary – Sandra Fuller
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Police Department to Obtain Accreditation
In November 2021, Brookhaven Council gave approval to the Brookhaven Police Department to obtain the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation. Brookhaven Police received a state grant of approximately $40,000 to assist them with this process.
What is the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program?
The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association introduced the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program to the Commonwealth in July 2001.
Accreditation is a progressive and time-proven way of helping institutions evaluate and improve their overall performance. The cornerstone of this strategy lies in the promulgation of standards containing a clear statement of professional objectives. Participating administrators then conduct a thorough analysis to determine how existing operations can be adapted to meet these objectives. When the procedures are in place, a team of independent professionals is assigned to verify that all applicable standards have been successfully implemented. The process culminates with a decision by an authoritative body that the institution is worthy of accreditation.
The Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program was designed and developed by professional law enforcement executives to provide a reasonable and cost-effective plan for the professionalization of law enforcement agencies within the Commonwealth.
- Establishes a credible framework for evaluating agency practices and procedures
- Reduces agency risk and exposure to lawsuits
- Decreases some liability insurance expenditures
- Improves law enforcement – community relations
- Increases employee input, interaction, and confidence in the agency
- Enlarges the outlook and viewpoints of managers, officers, and employees
- Identifies and highlights the capabilities and competence of the agency
- Furnishes a solid foundation for the agency to build upon for further progress
- Provides reliable methods to improve essential management procedures
- Extends agency accountability to the public and elected officials
- Enhances planning and innovative activities by all agency personnel
- Develops improved methods for providing services to the community
- Encourages problem-solving activities within the agency
Some Useful Websites:
|Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation||http://delcoheroes.org|
|Pennsylvania State Police||https://www.psp.pa.gov|
|Pennsylvania Office of Victim Services||https://pcv.pccd.pa.gov|
|Pennsylvania Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification||https://www.cor.pa.gov/Inmates/Pages/PA-SAVINVINELink.aspx|
|Delaware County Department of Human Services – Crisis Intervention||http://www.delcohsa.org/mh_children.html|