West Goshen Police Department Gumshoe Camp

On June 24th the West Goshen Police Department conducted their first ever Junior Gumshoes Camp! The camp was offered as a trial to 22 fourth grade students from Fern Hill Elementary School. In this immersive camp experience, students were introduced to an age appropriate mock “crime scene”. Students were instructed on how to collect and […]

Just Ask! The West Goshen PD Is Ready to Help

“To Protect and to Serve” is the philosophy of the West Goshen Police Department and they are working hard to let residents know that it is more than a catch phrase.   “A lot of the time, people tell me that they don’t want to bother us, but I always tell them the same thing: […]

Meet the West Goshen Fire Department

West Goshen residents are protected by not one, not two, not three but FOUR fire companies!  Township residents west of 202 are roughly covered the West Chester Fire Department (made up of the First West Chester, Good Will, and Fame Fire Companies) and the Goshen Fire Company roughly covers township residents east of 202. (Exact […]

Road Rules: Bicycle Laws

  Did you know that bicycles are subject to the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code?  Chapter 35 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code specifically spells out that bicycle operators must follow the same laws a motor vehicle drivers when on public roadways, including observance of stop signs and traffic signals, riding on the right side of the road, […]

Road Rules: Motorcycle Safety Tips from Sergeant Brian Griesser

As the warm weather approaches, the West Goshen Police Department Traffic Safety Division would like to remind you to be aware of motorcycles on the roadway.  The following are some safety tips and facts to help keep our roadways safe for everyone: With thousands of deaths each year, motorcyclists are overrepresented in crashes and fatalities. […]

About the West Goshen Traffic Safety Division

The West Goshen Police Department has a dedicated unit that is designed to address the concerns of the residents regarding traffic issues throughout the township.  The Traffic Safety Division is comprised of a Sergeant and two uniformed police officers whose main focus is the reduction of vehicle collisions and distracted driving through traffic enforcement and […]

About the West Goshen Juvenile/Community Relations Division

The West Goshen Township Juvenile/Community Policing Division works in unison with the West Chester Area School District, the District Attorney’s Office, the Juvenile Probation Department, and most importantly the parents of children toward a common goal.  There are three officer’s assigned to the division. One of those officers is assigned to the West Chester East […]