Police Department News & Announcements

1 in 5 mental illness

Resources for Mental Health & Mental Illness

2020 has been a tough year and mental health issues are on the rise. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness. Mental... more ››

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Safely Drive at Night

Daylight Savings Time is over and the days are getting shorter. This time of year is more dangerous on the darker roads due to lower... more ››


Third Annual No-Shave November Charity Contest

This November marks the third year in a row that the Ferguson Police Department is hosting “No-Shave November” for our officers. Officers... more ››

Angelique Carter

Missing Juvenile - Angelique Carter

UPDATE: Angelique has been located and is safe.

Safe Halloween

Tips to Have a Safe Halloween

Trick-or-Treat is only a week away in Ferguson Township which will take place on November 1 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

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Respect Your Neighbor's Political Signs

The Ferguson Township Police Department has received several calls from resident's stating that their political yard signs have been stolen... more ››

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Back-to-School Safety

School has started back up in here in the State College District. The Ferguson Township Police Department would like to remind our... more ››

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Vandalism in Bicycle Tunnel

The Ferguson Township Police Department is investigating several incidents of vandalism that have occurred throughout this summer in the... more ››


Vehicular Crash on Water Street - August 26, 2020

On August 26th, 2020 at approximately 4:16 PM, Ferguson Township Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Pine Grove Mountain near the... more ››

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Rabies Case in Ferguson Township

In the area of Abington Circle, a 3-year old child sustained minor injuries from a wild fox that was acting strangly. The Ferguson Township... more ››

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Pedestrian Safety

Due to recent sunny weather, we have seen many residents jogging or taking walks in the Township.

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Keep Your Pets Hydrated

It has been a hot summer here in Centre County and a good time to enjoy the outdoors.

Black Bears in the Township

Black Bears Sighted in Ferguson Township

As fall approaches, black bears are out rummaging for food to fatten up for hibernation.  Each year, the Ferguson Township Police... more ››

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Ferguson Township Police Department Receives Certificate of Law Enforcement Accreditation

Every three years, the Ferguson Township Police Department renews its Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation. This Program was started... more ››

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Hanover Man now in Jail After Multiple Robbery of Motor Vehicle Charges

Kaison Mitchell, 23-year-old male from Hanover, is now in jail after 2 counts of robbery of a motor vehicle and 1 count of criminal attempt... more ››

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Incident on July 12, 2020

On July 12, 2020, at 4:02 p.m., Ferguson Township Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Blue Course Drive for a crash involving a car... more ››

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Have a Safe, Fun Summer!

This summer is without a doubt an unusual one but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the summer! The Ferguson Township Police Department... more ››


Firework Regulations

The Ferguson Township Police Department would like to remind our residents of the Fireworks laws in Pennsylvania. The FTPD enforces... more ››

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Ferguson Township Police Investigating Mail Thefts

The Ferguson Township Police are currently investigating possible mail thefts.  On 6/19/2020 Officers were dispatched to the Overlook... more ››

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FTPD Enforcing COVID-19 Construction Guidelines

The Centre Region Code Administration (CRCA) and Ferguson Township Police Department (FTPD) are working together to ensure construction... more ››