Bern Township Police Department

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)

Congratulations on your retirement Chief Waugh!

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.

Welcome to the New Chief of Police
From the 17 June 2023 our new Chief of Police will be Brett A. Forry.

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.

Alarms Bike Patrol
Calling Bern Police Crime Prevention
Curfew Dog License
  Noise & Nuisance Ordinance
Parking Tickets Police Reports
Scam Alert School in session
Seatbelts Solicitations
Traffic Citations  
Click on one of the document links above to open a PDF

For a Noise Nuisance Complaint Form click the link below to open a PDF: Noise Nuisance Complaint Form