Police Department News & Announcements

Officer Plunkett Award

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 ››

Kitty and Puppy

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 ››

Sad Dog in the Snow

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 ››

Sidewalk Snow Removal Shovel

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 ››

Social Security Card

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 ››

Car in the Snow

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 ››

Driving with Fireworks 2020

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 ››

Christmas Barn

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 ››

Thin Blue Line Beard

No-Shave November Charity Contest Results!

The results are in for our Police Department’s "No-Shave November" Charity Contest. Through this contest, the PD has raised $1,270 for... more ››

Snow Parking

Snow Parking Reminder

The Ferguson Township Police Department would like to remind everyone that following a snowfall accumulating two inches or more all... more ››

Utility Scam Alert Sign

Be Aware of Utility Scams This Winter!

As the cold Winter months approach, The Ferguson Township Police Department & FirstEnergy would like to inform residents of a popular... more ››

Thin Blue Line Beard

No-Shave November Charity Contest

This November, the Ferguson Police Department is holding the 2nd annual “No-Shave November” contest for all of our officers. ... more ››

Deer on Road

November has the Highest Risk of Deer Collisions

November is known to have the highest risk of deer collisions. Not only is it damage to your vehicle, it might put others on the road in... more ››

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Be Alert: Reduced Speed Limit on Stonebridge Drive

The Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance reducing the speed limit on Stonebridge Drive between Whitehall Road and... more ››

School Bus

Back to School Safety: Stop for stopped school buses

Pennsylvania law makes it illegal to pass a stopped school bus. Please make children's safety a priority by staying focused and... more ››

Drive sober or get pulled over

Centre County DUI Task Force shares results of fall semester detail

On Friday August 24, from 10 pm until 4 am, officers from the Centre County DUI Task Force conducted a DUI checkpoint in the 1500 block of... more ››


Centre County Citizens Police Academy registration is full

Registration for this Citizens Police Academy is full