A primary focus of the police department is to deliver police services in a respectful, professional, and dependable manner. The police department consists of 18 full-time police officers, as well as a civilian support clerk. The main function of the police department is its Patrol Operations, where uniformed officers patrol the Borough 24 hours a day, predominately working three shifts. While a principle objective of the police department, and the patrol operation, is to safeguard lives and property through consistent and aggressive patrols, officers regularly supplement these activities with other proactive enforcement efforts. Finally, to further enhance public safety, the department strives to support the prevention of crime through innovative and proactive problem-solving techniques that foster collaboration with our employees and the community.
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The Jefferson Hills Police Department provides fingerprinting services for job applications. No appointment is necessary; however, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 3:30 P.M. is recommended. You must also provide your own fingerprint card(s). The cost for a resident is $25.00 per visit, for up to three print cards. The cost for a non-resident is $50.00 per visit, for up to three print cards. Proof of residency is required. The fee will be collected at the time of the fingerprinting. Checks are preferable, and should be made out to the "Borough of Jefferson Hills". No credit cards will be accepted.
Those seeking fingerprinting to comply with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law are required to utilize Cogent Systems to process fingerprint-based FBI record checks. More information can be found and applicants may register online.