Police Department News & Announcements

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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

Police have determined that wild fox poses no danger

Throughout this year, the Ferguson Township Police Department (FTPD) has received a high volume of concerned telephone calls about a small... more ››

Drive sober or get pulled over

Centre County DUI Task Force will conduct fall semester details

As the fall semester begins, the Centre County Alcohol Task Force would like to remind students and residents that our officers are... more ››

Sergeant Shawn Morrison and Officer Travis Park

Special grant supports enforcement details targeting unsafe driving by heavy trucks

Ferguson Township Police Sergeant Shawn Morrison and Officer Travis Park announced on Wednesday that since July 8, specially trained... more ››

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Be on the alert for the newest scams

Our Ferguson Township Police Department frequently responds to calls from residents who have been approached by or become victims of... more ››

Police remind residents of rules governing dogs in Township parks

Centre Region Parks and Recreation (CRPR) has made the Ferguson Township Police Department (FTPD) aware that a number of residents have... more ››

Zero Deaths

Aggressive driving enforcement initiative continues through November 17th 2019

Ferguson Township Police Participating in Aggressive-Driving Enforcement Initiative 

Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) graduating class, June 28, 2019

18th Crisis Intervention Training for local first responders concluded

Local police and other first responders completed the 18th session of a specialized 40-hour crisis intervention training program on June 28... more ››

Derek Hoover

Ferguson Township Ordinance Officer Derek Hoover likes helping in the community

Ferguson Township's new Ordinance Officer Derek Hoover strives to explain the ordinances he is enforcing, as well as act with fairness... more ››

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Driving too fast? Take it easy

If you’re runnin’ down the road trying to loosen your load, with seven things to do on your mind, Ferguson Township Police remind you... more ››

Suspect in hit-and-run with bicyclist has been apprehended

Ferguson Township Police have apprehended D. Jacob Eshelman of New Enterprise, 19, in connection with the hit-and-run accident that caused... more ››

Police have updated information about injured bicyclist

Ferguson Township Police have an update on the injuries suffered by a bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Monday, June 3.... more ››

Ferguson Township police respond to hit-and-run involving vehicle and bicycle

At 1:15 pm today, June 3, Ferguson Township Police responded to a hit-and-run accident in the 4400 block of Tadpole Road, where a vehicle... more ››

Russell Meyers

Resident has been located and found to be safe in Maryland

Russell Meyers, an 80-year-old male who had been reported missing last night, has been safely located 
in Charles County, Maryland. ... more ››