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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Fireworks Message from Chief Rutherford

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Fireworks are a traditional part of America’s 4th of July celebration, yet every year people take needless risks when they celebrate. Please remember that all fireworks, as defined below, are illegal in the Borough of Lansdowne and can be dangerous.

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Road Closure - Green Ave. between E. Greenwood Ave. and E. Essex Ave.

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Event Name: Black Lives Matter Street Mural Painting – Road ClosureDate: Friday, June 10, 2022, thru Monday, June 20, 2022Time: 24 hours DailyLocation: Green Ave. between E. Greenwood Ave. and E. Essex Ave. (There will be access to the residences on Clove...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Congratulations Officers!

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On March 16th, 2022 The Lansdowne Police Department promoted four Officers to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Jonathan McGowan, Sgt. Michael Kester, Sgt. Christopher Craig, and Sgt. Michael Miller will help lead the department into the future. 
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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Volunteer with the Youth Aid Panel!

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Volunteer for the Youth Aid Panel!
Join with Center for Resolutions and the Lansdowne Police Department.
The Center for Resolutions is looking for volunteers to take part in the Youth Aid Panel Program in Lansdowne Borough.

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Lansdowne Police – Case #018-22 – Robbery – Informational Release – C12

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Friday, January 21, 2022 

On January 20, 2022, at approximately 21:38 hours, Lansdowne Police were dispatched to the Wells Fargo Bank located at 65 W. Baltimore Avenue for an armed carjacking which had occurred within the last two minutes. The vic...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Officer Ronald Lassiter sworn in as full time officer


At the January 19, 2022, Council Meeting - Officer Ronald Lassiter was sworn in as a full time officer. See pictures below. 

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Sergeant James McCaughan Retirement

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On Friday January 7th, 2022 Sgt. James McCaughan retired from the Lansdowne Police Department. Known by friends, family, and residents as “JimBob” he served the community for 25 years. Sgt. McCaugan was a prime example of what a Police...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Police Receive New Body Cameras

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The new police body cameras are up and running for all of our police officers.  This is a tremendous tool for our officers to help them perform their duties and an important addition to the borough's goal to assure the safety of all our borough r...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Lansdowne Police at the Manors Tree Lighting


The Lansdowne Police Department had a blast at the manors tree lighting and the Christmas parade. See pictures from the event below.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

Police K-9 Unit Demonstration

On Tuesday 10/26/21, Officer Miller and K9 Bogi went to St. Cyril-Philomena School and provided the students with an informational demonstration.  Officer Miller and Bogi were a big success.

Nice work Officer Miller and Bogi!!!

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Posted on: September 26, 2021

Lansdowne Safety Day

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Check out all that's happening at the Lansdowne Community/Safety Day on October 2nd from noon to 3pm. Join us for fire and crime prevention tips, music, fun and games for all! Brought to you by the Lansdowne Police Department, Lansdowne Fire Comp...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Gun Safety


The Borough has recently experienced a few incidents involving firearms. While some are deliberate and others are accidental, all incidents involving firearms are concerning.  I would like to share some information and safety tips to help avoid s...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Meet Lansdowne's Newest Police Officer: Jake Lyons

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A new addition to the Lansdowne Police Department, Officer Jake Lyons is no stranger to the Police Force. With Police Officers in the family and working at the Darby Borough Police Department right out of the academy, Officer Lyons is excited to see where...

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Posted on: July 25, 2021

Jake Lyons Sworn in as Lansdowne Police Officer


Congratulations to Jake Lyons who was recently sworn in as a Lansdowne Borough Police Officer! 

Pictured below: Sgt. James McCaughan, Officer Mike Kester, Mayor Tony Campuzano, new Officer Jake Lyons, Chief of Police, Kenneth Rutherford, and Offic...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021


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Notice is hereby given that the Civil Service Commission of the Borough of Lansdowne will hold a written examination at the Twentieth Century Club, 84 S. Lansdowne ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Lansdowne Borough's New Police Chief


Lansdowne Borough Council and Mayor Campuzano are pleased to report that after a thorough Police Chief Search that Lansdowne Borough Council offered the position to our current Interim Police Chief Kenneth Rutherford. Read about Chief Rutherford Here.


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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Meet Police Chief Ken Rutherford

Updated 2/19/2021

Congratulations to our new Police Chief Ken Rutherford! Chief Rutherford has been a part of the Lansdowne Police Department for 20 years now. While serving in the United States Marine Corps, he always enjoyed helping others which eventual...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

West Stewart Ave - New Traffic Pattern

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Thursday October 1, 2020 

Attention Drivers,

The Lansdowne Police Department would like to inform drivers that a new traffic pattern has been implemented effective October 1, 2020. W. Stewart Avenue, between N. Lansdowne Avenue and Owen Avenue, wil...

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