Police Services

Lancaster Township does not have its own police force. It is contracted with the Manheim Township Police Department, and receives excellent, 24-hour protection. 

The police are available by telephone 24 hours a dayResidents wishing to contact the police should do so by calling the numbers below. Please do not leave messages for the police on the township’s voicemail service.

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:  (717) 569-6401 (24 hrs. a day)
Disputes of Parking Tickets/Violations:  (717) 569-6401

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

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 (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