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APD Officer Honored for Valor

APD Officer Honored for Valor

Allentown Police Officer David Howells III was among more than 40 Greater Philadelphia Area police o...
Ceremony Held for New Police Officers

Ceremony Held for New Police Officers

The Allentown Police Department is now up to 207 sworn officers and growing. Four new police office...
City Awarded $625,000 COPS Grant

City Awarded $625,000 COPS Grant

The City of Allentown will be able to hire five additional police officers thanks to an estimated $6...

The Allentown Police Department Vision, Mission and Core Values

VISION STATEMENT: The vision of the Allentown Police Department is to, as closely as possible; make Allentown the safest city among cities of it size by aligning our resources, with our strategic direction.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Allentown Police Department exists to safeguard the lives and property of those we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety, in collaboration and cooperation with our diverse community and city government.  We believe to improve the quality of life in this city we must serve with honor, integrity, and professionalism, and hold ourselves accountable to the highest ethical standards in order to enhance procedural justice.

CORE VALUES: when combined in an acronym, create our overall ideal to INSPIRE success in the APD









Allentown Police Department

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 610-437-7751
Police Desk: 610-437-7753
Police Desk Fax: 610-437-8721
APD LGBT Liaison: 610-437-7777

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