The Brighton Township Police Department is located at 1300 Brighton Road in the Municipal Building. The department consists of fourteen officers: Chief of Police Howard Blinn, two Sergeants, two Corporals, one full time and eight part time patrolmen. The Department provides twenty-four hour patrol coverage with a minimum of two officers per shift. All non-emergency calls to the department should be directed through the Emergency Services Center Dispatch in Beaver at 724-774-1789. All emergency calls are directed to 911.
If you are going to be away from your home for a period of time, the police department will make periodic checks on your residence while you are away. Prior to leaving, phone the department at 724-728-1134 with departure and return dates.
D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
D.A.R.E. is a nationally recognized program that gives children the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs and violence. D.A.R.E. is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teach children how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives. Brighton Township Police Sergeant Peter Benedict is a certified D.A.R.E. training officer and teaches the curriculum at the Dutch Ridge Elementary School.
Beaver County Crime Solvers
Beaver County Crime Solvers is used by local law enforcement agencies, including the Brighton Township Police Department, when a crime is committed and there are not eyewitnesses or suspect information. B.C. Crime Solvers posts the crime in various media in an effort to help solve crimes. Calls are made to a tip line, with the callers remaining completely confidential. Cash rewards are provided to callers providing information leading to an arrest for a crime committed in Beaver County. Funds are raised through donations, which are tax deductible.
Want more information?
Check their website at www.beavercountycrimesolvers.com.