The Bethel Park Police Department is a full-service community oriented police department, located on the first floor of the Bethel Park Municipal Building. Thirty-eight full-time police officers, four emergency dispatchers, a secretary and a records clerk staff the department. The department is responsible for 24-hour community wide law enforcement and responds to, and dispatches all requests for emergency services. The 38 sworn officers include, The Chief of Police, two Lieutenants, five Sergeants, a Traffic Sergeant, three Investigators, a Crime Prevention and Community Resource Officer, a School Resource Officer, two Traffic Officers, a K-9 Unit and 21 Patrolman. The Department offers a number of programs to the community, including a Citizen Police Academy, a Law Enforcement Apprenticeship Program (LEAP) for high school students, a 911 Cell Phone Program for older adults and the Police Pals Program for elementary students.