Commonsense Tips for Craigs List
The popularity of Craig’s List has not only been a boon for those looking to sell and buy items, but also for those who wish to scam or steal from an unsuspecting person. Follow these tips to avoid becoming a scam or crime victim. If you suspect you are a victim of a fraud or scam, please do not hesitate to contact the Upper Makefield Township Police Department.
Disposal of Firearms
For information about the proper disposal of firearms, please contact the Philadelphia Office of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms at 215-446-9610.
Handling a Traffic Ticket
If you are cited for a traffic violation, you may plead guilty by paying it, or you may plead not guilty by contacting the District Court.
28 N. State Street
Newtown, PA 18940
Make a Police Report – Non-emergency
Make a report in person at the station during business hours, or call 215-968-3020 to have an officer dispatched to take a report. After business hours, you can call 215-598-7121.
To make an appointment for non-criminal fingerprinting, call Detective Pat Haines at 215-968-3020. The $25 fee is payable at the time of service.
Tour the Station
Want to know what we do? Call the department to schedule an appointment for your group to tour the station.
Solicitation Permits Required
Individuals and companies wishing to solicit within the township must obtain a permit. Apply for the 90-day permit and pay the $150 fee in person during business hours.
Stray dog? Road kill? Wild animal? Our animal control officer is trained to deal with animal-related problems. Just call 215-968-3020.
Car Seat Installation
Nearly 3 out of 4 child safety car seats may be improperly installed. Get yours checked for free. Call 215-968-3020 for an appointment.
Concerned about an abandoned vehicle? Call us.