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    Sixteen Allentown youths graduated today from the first Allentown Police Department Advanced Youth Police Academy. Mayor Ed Pawlowski and Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald were on hand for the graduation ...

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

                                                         Integrity

                                                            Service

                                                            Professionalism

                                                            Innovation

                                                           Responsibility

                                                           Excellence



Allentown Police Department Annual Reports
APD Annual Report 2014                2014 HIGHLIGHTS - Media Release

 

 

NOTICE TO VICTIMS OF CRIME

 As a victim of a crime in Pennsylvania you have certain rights and services that are available to you.  Below are links to the information for your reference in both English and Spanish.   If you filed a police report over the phone, and would like to be contacted by either Crime Victims Council or Turning Point, please complete the form and return it to the Allentown Police Department.  Please provide the police complaint number that was provided you at the time you filed the report.  If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our police complaint desk at 610-437-7753.

VICTIMS OF CRIME FORM

VICTIMS OF CRIME FORM (Spanish)





CITIZEN FEEDBACK PROCESS


The Allentown Police Department strives to provide the highest level of customer service possible. We value the opinions of the public we serve in order to help us achieve this standard. By providing your input — positive or negative — we can learn where our efforts are hitting the mark and where we might need to focus our attention to improve the service we provide our community.
With the Citizen Feedback Form, you can now provide your feedback and comments about your experience with the APD on one form. You can write a commendation about a single officer or group of officers or provide information related to a matter in which you would like us to investigate a complaint. If you believe you have been subjected to, or witnessed, police misconduct of any type, the APD encourages you to report the incident.  The Office of Professional Standards will conduct all inquiries into misconduct.  To file feedback, print then complete the Citizen Feedback Form.  Hand deliver the completed form to either our 10th Street Patrol Station (10th/Hamilton Streets) or the Police Desk area of Police HQ, 425 Hamilton Street.  The form may also be mailed: Allentown Police Department, Office of Professional Standards, 425 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA  18101.   

 

Allentown Police Department

425 HAMILTON ST
ALLENTOWN PA 18101
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 610-437-7751
Police Desk: 610-437-7753
Police Desk Fax: 610-437-8721
APD LGBT Liaison: 610-437-7777







Send an anonymous text message tip to police, and lets the police respond back, creating a two way
anonymous “chat”. Click one of the links above to send your message over the internet or text 'TIPAPD', 'YOUTHAPD' or 'VICEAPD' and the tip information to 847411 (tip411) on your phone.
Its 100% anonymous.

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