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Ferguson Township Police Department During COVID-19 Outbreak

Although we are all concerned about the COVID-19, the men and women of the Ferguson Township Police Department will continue to answer your... more ››

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Thank You for Your Donations!

As our region continues to deal with COVID-19, Ferguson Township would like to express our appreciation for a community that supports our... more ››


Services for Mental Health

During this unprecedented time, it is not only important to maintain our physical health but our mental health as well. You are not alone... more ››

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Reminder on Burning Brush & Leaf

Due to Brush & Leaf Collection being suspended for the month of April, residents are wanting to burn their brush & leaf. The... more ››

Coronavirus Scams

Scams During The Coronavirus Oubreak

Unfortunately, scammers follow the news headlines and craft phone and email scams to trick victims. The FTC has reported a number of scams... more ››

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Single Vehicle Crash on Marengo Road and W. Gatesburg Road

On March 12, 2020, at approximately 11:10 PM, officers responded to Marengo Road and W. Gatesburg Road for a single vehicle side by side... more ››

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Ferguson Township Police Participating in Wave 2 of PADEEP

Ferguson Township Police will be conducting enforcement details in participation with Wave 2 of the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving... more ››

No Soliciting Notice

Solicitation & Peddling Ordinance

Due to robocalls ruining direct marketing calls for consumers, organizations are looking to other options such as door-to-door marketing.... more ››

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Regulations for Recreational Fires and Fire Pits

There is nothing like a having a gathering of friends and family around a bonfire during warmer weather. The Ferguson Township Police... more ››

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Officer Plunkett Receives Aggressive Driving Enforcement Award

On February 13, 2020 Officer Plunkett from the Ferguson Township Police Department received an Aggressive Driving Enforcement Award for his... more ››

Phone Scams

Caller ID Spoofing

Caller ID Spoofing is when a caller creates false information sent to your caller ID display in order to trick victims, typically making... more ››

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Pet Ordinance Reminder - Cats and Dogs at Large

Recently, there have been reports of cats and dogs unaccompanied by owners. The Ferguson Township Police Department would like to remind... more ››

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PA Law Makes it Illegal to Leave Dogs Outside in Freezing Weather

As temperatures start to drop during this winter season, the Ferguson Township Police Department would like to remind residents of the... more ››

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Sidewalk Snow Removal

Since the first snowstorm of the year, our Ordinance Officer has given out many citiations due to residents not removing snow and ice from... more ››

UPMC Altoona

Single Vehicle Crash, driver flown to UPMC Altoona

On January 11, 2020, at approximately 2:05 am, officers were dispatched to Circleville Road near Oxford Circle for a one-vehicle crash with... more ››

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Crisis Intervention Training Graduation

Local police and other first responders will conclude the 19th session of a specialized 40-hour Crisis Intervention Training program on... more ››

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Watch out for Social Security Scams!

The Social Security Administration has announced that social security phone scams are the #1 type of fraud reported to the Federal Trade... more ››

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Winter Driving Tips

The winter weather is starting to become more frequent - Snow and Ice are starting to stick to the roads. While our Public Works crew is... more ››

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Have a Safe New Year's!

The new decade is just around the corner! The Ferguson Township Police Department would like to remind you to stay safe this holiday by... more ››

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Protect Your Home While You’re Away

Last year, it was estimated that 2.5 million people traveled each day around Christmas season and this year will be no different. Families... more ››