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Office of the Chief of Police

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Chief Glen Dorney is a 1990 graduate of Nazareth Area High School, and a 1995 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Sports Science, and a Minor in Business Administration.  He graduated from the Allentown Police Academy in 1995, and was employed by both Wilson Borough and Palmer Township Police Departments.

Chief Dorney was hired by the Allentown Police Department in 1997, and worked as a patrolman on the 3rd Platoon, 5th Platoon Tactical Squad, Quality of Life Unit and 4th Platoon (night shift). He was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 2005 and assigned to the 4th Platoon, prior to being transferred as the Commander of the Power Shift.

In 2010, Chief Dorney was promoted to Lieutenant of the 3rd Platoon, before being transferred as the Commander of the 4th Platoon Night Shift.

Chief Dorney was promoted to Captain in 2012 and assigned to PSA IV and the 4th Platoon, as his area of responsibility.  As part of this position, Chief  Dorney was a member of various community organizations, including Board Member for the Hamilton Main Street Program, and Co-Chair of the Safe, Clean and Green Committee. He is also a member of the Jordan Heights Steering Committee and the Disruptive Conduct Board of Appeals.

Chief Dorney has been a member of the Emergency Response Team since 2000, and was named Commander in 2007. He has received department commendations for Bravery, Heroism and Merit (3).

Chief Dorney is a 2012 graduate of the FBI National Academy Police Executive Program.