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Jenkintown Borough Police Department


The Jenkintown Police Department strives to serve the community of Jenkintown Borough the very best way we

Chief DiValentino

can. We are always receptive to the comments and concerns of this community. Please call the appropriate contact person listed below with your question and/or concern.

Recent Jenkintown crime statistics have been compiled and are here. Please contact Chief Albert J. DiValentino (215-884-1200) or Mayor Foley (215-260-5701) with any questions.


Jenkintown Police Department is an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency. This means your police department has been judged to maintain the highest standards of professionalism. The benefits of accreditation include:

  • 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

The Jenkintown Police Department would also like to encourage all residents to register to receive local alerts on emergencies, severe weather, and/or road closures through the ReadyNotifyPA emergency alert system.  Residents may register through the program’s website, which may be accessed HERE.

(the Police Department reports to the Mayor):

Ed Foley

Chief of Police:    

Albert J. DiValentino


Lt. Richard Tucker
215-884-1202 ext: 201

Detective Division:

Det. Welsh
215-884-1202 ext: 208

Traffic Safety/Enforcement:

Sgt. Sulpizio
215-884-1202 ext: 212

School Liaison:

Sgt. Ryan
215-884-1202 ext: 212

Juvenile Unit: 

Sgt. Ryan, Officer Tuffy, Det. Welsh
215-884-1202 ext 202

Patrol Operations: 

Sgt. Sulpizio
215-884-1202 ext: 212

K-9 Unit: 

Lt. Tucker
215-884-1202 ext 201

Drug Task Force:

Lt. Tucker, Officer Jaworski
215-884-1202 ext: 201

Police Clerk:

Patricia Carroll
215-884-1202 ext: 2