Helpful Links

Ferguson Township Police have compiled these links that may help keep you safe and avoid becoming a crime victim. Additional links may be found under our Helpful Tips page.

CENTRE COUNTY RESOURCES

Centre Safe (formerly the Centre County Women's Resource Center)

Known as the Centre County Women's Center (CCWRC) for more than 40 years until its name change, Centre Safe's mission is to eliminate domestic, relationship, and sexual violence for everyone – women, children, men, and people of all gender identities and diverse backgrounds. Its goal is to empower survivors so they may live lives free of violence.

Empowering Survivors, Eliminating Violence as we envision a safe Centre County

Email is not a secure and confidential form of communication.
Use Centre Safe's confidential contact page or call its 24-hour hotline at 814.234.5050 or toll-free at 1.877.234.5050.

Centre County Crimestoppers Tip Line & Information
Centre County Crimestoppers is a Web based Crime apprehension and prevention network that needs your direct involvement. With your help, this network will help to keep Centre County businesses and citizens safe by quickly apprehending suspects in serious crimes and reducing the number of future crimes.

Centre County Government Information
Featuring a multitude of topics from Centre County, Pa. government. 

Centre County CodeRed System
Centre County, through the Department of 9-1-1 / Emergency Communications, subscribes to Emergency Communications Network's CodeRed mass notification system. This allows large numbers of residents to quickly receive emergency notifications by phone, texting, or email.

Centre County Youth Services and Programs

Centre County Camp Cadet

Camp Cadet provides a week-long experience for boys and girls ages 12 through 15. They are exposed to law enforcement activities and are given an opportunity to know police officers on a personal basis. All cadets will develop new friendships and share experiences that will last a lifetime.

Centre County Youth Service Bureau
The Youth Service Bureau exists to ensure that children, youth, and families will have opportunities to realize and fulfill their potential.

Centre County YMCA
The YMCA of Centre County is a charitable, nonprofit organization that provides opportunities to all individuals and families in the community by putting high moral values and principles into practice through facilities, programs, services and activities that build healthy spirit, mind and body. The YMCA of Centre County fully accepts diversity and promotes community development and cooperation.

FACT SHEETS

See an Overdose? Call 9-1-1 and Save a Life

Marijuana

STATE WEBSITES

Driver and Vehicle Services (Including Forms & Publications)
From the state of Pennsylvania and covering a multitude of driver topics. 

PA Road Conditions
The 511 Pennsylvania Web site is part of a statewide travel information service which provides reliable traffic, weather and transit information to travelers to reduce congestion, and improve safety and mobility in Pennsylvania.

PA Megan’s Law (Sex Offender Registry)
Pennsylvania's General Assembly has determined public safety will be enhanced by making information about registered sexual offenders available to the public through the internet.

PA DUI Association
The Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Association is a professional organization which is working to address the DUI problem in all of its many stages — from prevention to enforcement up to, and including, adjudication and rehabilitation.

State Courts (Check Court Records) 
Providing links, reference guides, and court collections information. 

PA State Attorney General
A wealth of information from the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office. 

Information about Services Available Primarily for Those Aged 60 or Older
Information from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Aging.

Pennsylvania State Police 
The Pennsylvania State Police has jurisdiction in all political subdivisions in the Commonwealth. Criminal Investigation and support services occupy approximately on third of the total on-duty time of the State Police while the remaining time is devoted to traffic enforcement and other public safety services. 

PA Stop: The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance Campaign to Stop Opiate Abuse
Stop prescription drug abuse before it starts.

NATIONAL WEBSITES

C.O.P.S.: Concerns of Police Survivors

Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss.  C.O.P.S. provides resources to help them rebuild their shattered lives. 

Darkness to Light: End Child Sexual Abuse
Empowering Adults to Help Prevent Child Sex Abuse

National Highway Safety Administration 
Dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety, NHTSA works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial. NHTSA posts up-to-date information regarding child seat regulations.

FBI Crime Info and Prevention Tips
The FBI's mission is to help protect you, your children, your communities, and your businesses from the most dangerous threats facing our nation.

Exploited and Missing Kids Information
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® opened in 1984 to serve as the nation’s clearinghouse on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children.

Wireless Amber Alert System
CTIA-The Wireless Association® and the wireless industry joined the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to offer Americans a robust and reliable wireless emergency alert system.

Homeland Security

Pandemic Flu Planning Information
A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.