Bern Township Police Department is located in the Bern Township Municipal Building:
1069 Old Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605
(See map on ‘Township of Bern’ page)
To report an emergency, a crime in progress or suspicious activity, please call 911.
NON-EMERGENCY calls may be directed to 610-926-2535
At the prompt, press “1” to be connected to a dispatcher.
This line also provides access to voicemail for individual department members.
NON-EMERGENCY calls may also be directed to the Berks County non-emergency number 610-655-4911.
Please remain calm so the police dispatcher can assist you in an efficient manner. Given the priority of the incident described, a police officer will respond to your location, or contact you by telephone to obtain any necessary information and advise you how to proceed.
Bern Township Police Department Vision Statement
The vision of the Bern Township Police Department is to maintain an environment that promotes public safety and where citizens can live, work, play, and visit without fear of harmful events.
Bern Township Police Department Mission Statement
The mission of the Bern Township Police Department is to enforce the law, investigate criminal activity and traffic safety incidents, assist persons in distress, and constantly seek ways to perform its duties with greater efficiency and effectiveness.
Message from the Bern Township Chief of Police
Welcome to Bern Township on the web. It is even better to visit us in person. You will find the Bern Township Police Department ready to serve you, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We are committed to doing everything possible to provide a safe environment for all of our citizens and visitors. If we can help you, please call us. If you can help us prevent a crime or accident or assist in solving a case by reporting something suspicious, reckless, or helpful, we welcome your call or visit.
Wesley R. Waugh
Chief of Police
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BTPD invites you to NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Date: August 2, 2022 from 6 to 9 pm
Place: At Bern Pool, 1020 Reber’s Bridge Rd
Activities include: music, food, emergency vehicles, face painting, dunk tank, fireworks, K9s, drones, swimming and more!
Click here for information on donations or sponsorship opportunities.