The police department consists of 12 sworn full time officers.
The department provides 24-hour daily police coverage to Township of Bern.
Bern Township Police Department is located in the Bern Township Municipal Building at
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 610-655-4911
Use this number for ALL REQUESTS FOR POLICE RESPONSES other than emergencies.
To contact the Bern Township Police Department regarding administrative matters, to schedule special events, or to follow-up with an officer regarding an investigation, direct contact may be made with the department at:
610-926-2535 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday thru Friday.
This line provides voice mail for individual department members.
DO NOT USE THIS NUMBER WHEN A POLICE RESPONSE IS NEEDED.
WHEN YOU TALK TO A POLICE DISPATCHER
A police dispatcher will ask you:
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.