Police Services

Lancaster Township is contracted with the Manheim Township Police Department for police protection, and receives excellent 24-hour/7 days a week protection. 

The police are also available by telephone 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Residents wishing to contact the police should do so by calling the numbers below. (Please do not call the Lancaster Township office, or leave messages for the police on the Lancaster Township voicemail.)

Emergency: dial 9 1 1
Non-emergencies:  (717) 664-1180
Anonymous Tips:  (717) 569-2816
To contact a specific officer or leave a message for an officer (24/7)Call Manheim Township at (717) 569-6401.
Disputes of Parking Tickets or other Violations:  (717) 569-6401

Manheim Township Police Department
1825 Municipal Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
Administrative Office:  (717) 569-6401 (24 hrs. a day/7 days a week)
Tom Rudzinski, Chief of Police: (717) 569-6401 x1462
Debbie Broskey, Admin. Assistant: (717) 569-6401 x1406

To read the latest police incident reports, click hereThis resource allows residents to do the following:

  • Sign up for a free account to receive e-mail alerts regarding crime committed in certain areas,
  • Submit a tip to local law enforcement,
  • View recent arrests and “most wanted” lists,
  • File a Right-To-Know request,
  • Share information with others through social media, and
  • Get connected with resources and services.

Lancaster County Wide Communications provides all police dispatching for Lancaster County, and is to be used for any non-emergency police call: (717) 664-1180.


District Magistrate Office
(District 02-2-03; Lancaster Township)
Mary Mongiovi Sponaugle, Esq.
1351 Elm Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603-4632
Ph: (717) 299-7898; Fax: (717) 390-2345
Monday-Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm