Sunday 29th May 2016,
Fairview Township Police Department

Department News

Applications Being Accepted for Police Testing Consortium

Applications Being Accepted for Police Testing Consortium

The Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium 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, including the Fairview Township Police Department.  Applicants apply on-line for a one time fee of $50.00.  The [...]

May 23, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Active Shooter Drill at Red Land High School

Active Shooter Drill at Red Land High School

On April 29th 2016, West Shore School District will be conducting an active shooter exercise at Red Land High School. The entire student body and staff along with some parents will be participating in the exercise. As part of this drill, Red Land students will be transported to Cedar Cliff High School where the District [...]

March 1, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Cub Scout Pack Visits Fairview Township Police

Cub Scout Pack Visits Fairview Township Police

On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Cub Scout Park #270 toured the Fairview Township Police Department.  The scouts, who are all 3rd grade students, met with Officer Bill Buzzard and Officer Chad Bowman, who took them on a tour of the facility.  Prior to their visit, the scouts had compiled a list of questions for the officers including: [...]

February 17, 2016 Jayne Burnett Department News Comments Off

Fairview Township Hires New Officer

Fairview Township Hires New Officer

Kayla Miske is the latest sworn officer to join the ranks of the Fairview Township Police Department.  Prior to her appointment, Ofc.Miske was one of several hundred candidates who began the testing process to become a Police Officer.  The  Police Department’s rigorous hiring procedure included written testing, physical agility testing, an interview process, a thorough [...]

January 26, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Two New Police Officers Sworn In

Two New Police Officers Sworn In

Fairview Township is proud to welcome Chad Bowman and Kohl Welcomer as new Police Officers. Both men made it through a rigorous hiring procedure that included written testing, physical agility testing, an interview process, a thorough background investigation, polygraph examination, physical examination, and psychological examination. Chad Bowman is 32-years old and is a graduate of [...]

January 11, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Harrisburg Man Arrested For Forgery and Theft

Harrisburg Man Arrested For Forgery and Theft

On December 30, 2015 the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the New Cumberland Federal Credit Union on Lewisberry Road for a report of forged checks.  Through investigation it was discovered that 29 year old James M. Emery of Harrisburg had cashed three checks totaling over $10,000 at various New Cumberland Federal Credit Union [...]

January 6, 2016 dholland Department News, News Release, Theft Comments Off

Police Called to the Scene of a Deceased Male

Police Called to the Scene of a Deceased Male

On December 6, 2015 at 7:39 am the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the area of the Clarion Hotel on Sheraton Drive for a report of a cardiac arrest.  On arrival, police and EMS personnel found a white male who was deceased.  The decedent was identified as 27 year old Heath Weigel of [...]

December 8, 2015 dholland Department News, News Release Comments Off

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat in Fairview Township will be held on  Thursday October 29th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. We hope everyone will have a safe and enjoyable time. To help avoid accidents or problems, here are some safety tips you can follow: * Each person should be visible at night by carrying a flashlight, [...]

October 27, 2015 dholland Department News, 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

Police Use Narcan to Revive Overdose Victim

Police Use Narcan to Revive Overdose Victim

On June 19, 2015 at approximately 12:49 am the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the Ramsay Place town homes for a report of a female unconscious and having seizures.  Police were further advised the patient had possibly overdosed. Upon police arrival, they found a female patient who was unresponsive.  She was making gurgling [...]

June 19, 2015 dholland Department News, Drugs, News Release Comments Off