Thursday 30th July 2015,
Fairview Township Police Department

All posts by Chief Jason Loper

Lightening Appears to Have Started House Fire

Lightening Appears to Have Started House Fire

Shortly after 1:20 am on July 27th, Fairview Township Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a house fire on Farmhouse Lane, Camp Hill.  Upon their arrival, the house was already fully engulfed in flames and officers assisted with evacuating residents from neighboring homes.  The homeowners were away on vacation when the fire occurred, but [...]

July 27, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Fairview Township National Night Out Community Celebration

Fairview Township National Night Out Community Celebration

On Tuesday August 4th, Fairview Township will hold our second annual National Night Out Community Celebration at Roof Park, 599 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland. The concept of National Night Out is to promote strong police-community relations and improve neighborhood awareness on crime prevention. In addition to the police department, the fire department, EMS and many [...]

July 21, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Black Bear Captured In Fairview Township

Black Bear Captured In Fairview Township

Over the past few weeks, residents have had numerous Black Bear sightings in Fairview Township. Due to the bear getting into garbage cans close to homes and not wanting to risk a negative encounter with a resident or their pet, the Pennsylvania Game Commission set a trap in an effort to capture it.  Within 24 [...]

July 9, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Diversion Theft Suspects Sought

Diversion Theft Suspects Sought

Fairview Township Police are seeking the identity of two individuals who are responsible for taking money from the Shell gas station located at 111 Limekiln Road, New Cumberland. During the evening hours of Sunday June 21st, two black males entered the store.  One subject, who was wearing a blue and white plaid shirt, kept the [...]

June 22, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Theft Comments Off

Black Bear Sightings

Black Bear Sightings

Black Bear sightings have been on the increase in Fairview Township, with most reports being made in the northern end of the township. A young bear has been seen in the Green Land Farms area, on Lewisberry Road, Old Forge Road, and in the Reeser’s Summit area.  Typically around this time of year, young black [...]

June 22, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Applications Accepted for Police Officer Testing

Applications Accepted for Police Officer Testing

The Fairview Township Police Department has partnered with the Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium, which is currently accepting applications for those interested in a career as a police officer. This single testing process allows individuals to apply and test one time for 17 different participating police agencies. The application fee is $50.00, and the physical [...]

June 9, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Police and Fire Department Rescue Baby Duckings

Police and Fire Department Rescue Baby Duckings

Early  this morning, a resident in the 100 block of Pin Oak Drive, New Cumberland called police because a female duck appeared to be in distress and was making loud noises. Upon checking further, the resident discovered that there were numerous baby duckings that fell into a storm drain. The Fairview Township Police Department and [...]

June 4, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Man Saves Employer From Being Stabbed

Man Saves Employer From Being Stabbed

On Thursday May 28th at 6:25 P.M., Fairview Township Police were dispatched to 587 Salem Road for a stabbing incident. Upon arrival, they discovered three people with injuries, two of which had knife wounds. Police determined that 51-yr old Jose I. Armas was a former employee of 72-yr old George Sgagias. Armas recently quit and [...]

May 29, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Assault, News Release Comments Off

Police Department Appreciation and Awards Banquet

Police Department Appreciation and Awards Banquet

The Fairview Township Police Department would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE) for holding an appreciation dinner for the members of the police department and their families on Saturday evening, May 23rd. All but three of Fairview’s officers were able to attend the event, and [...]

May 26, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day

This week is Police Memorial Week, and today, May 15th, was declared Peace Officers Memorial Day by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. Today in Washington D.C., a ceremony will be held honoring the 117 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during 2014. Three of those officers are from Pennsylvania: Cpl. [...]

May 15, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off