The Easton Police Department was formed in 1887 by the newly incorporated City of Easton and consisted of a chief, lieutenant, sergeant, and seven night patrolmen, with an annual budget of $8,000. The city now covers approximately 4 square miles and serves approximately 26,000 people with an average 25,000 calls for service each year, and an annual budget of $3.5 million. The great-grandson of Issac Leauber, one of the original 1887 officers, is currently an Easton Police Officer.
Easton Police Force 1888 Easton's Patch
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Currently we have 62 officers and our department includes a Patrol Unit, Detective Division, Vice Division, K-9, SWAT, EOD, and Accident Investigation Units. And a Neighborhood Policing Division which includes Crime Prevention, DARE, Motorcycle and Bicycle patrols, a Traffic Officer, and neighborhood foot patrol officers who deal with "Quality of Life" issues in the City of Easton.
Our patch, the result of a design contest held in 1990, resembles our police badge and is unique in the fact that it contains eight (8) separate colors.
The mission of the Easton Police Department is to work with our fellow citizens of Easton to enhance the quality of life in our city. We will endeavor to raise the level of public safety through fair, impartial, and efficient law enforcement. To preserve constitutional rights and human dignity, and to maintain a partnership with our community to meet present and future challenges.
In order to attain these goals we will strive to be recognized as an organization of the highest ethical standards and integrity, and recognize that no one is above the law. We will operate as a team with trust and mutual respect for each others skills and experience.
In accomplishing these goals, service will be our commitment, honor and integrity our mandate.
Child Seat Safety Checks Are Available By Appointment, Please Call 610-250-6657 For Information Or To Schedule An Appointment.
Emergency Calls Dial 911
Non-Emergency calls for service 610-330-2200
Crime Prevention 610-250-6660
Neighborhood Policing 610-250-6779
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