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The Ferguson Township Police Department is here to enhance the quality of life throughout the Township by working cooperatively to preserve the peace, enforce the law, reduce the fear and incidence of crime, and provide a safe environment for its residents and visitors to the community. The Police Department employs 22 sworn, full-time staff, one part-time Ordinance Enforcement Officer, and two Administrative Assistants.

The sworn staff currently consists of the Chief, four Sergeants, two Corporals, 11 Patrol Officers, and four Detectives. The department answers all 9-1-1 emergency calls as well as non-emergency police calls 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Ferguson Township Police Department
3147 Research Drive
State College, PA 16801

Contact Information:
(814) 237-1172
Fax: (814) 237-4446
Office Hours: Mon.- Thurs. 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Fri. 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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If you have an EMERGENCY, please call 9-1-1.
If you would like to file a police report, please call the Non-Emergency Dispatch number at 1-800-479-0050.

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