201 W. Front Street
Media, PA 19063
The mission of the Delaware County Courthouse and Park Police Department is to provide and maintain a safe and peaceful environment not only for the County employees, but for all persons utilizing County services and facilities. This service is provided at the Courthouse Complex, which includes the Government Administration Building: and also encompasses the Chester Regional Court, the Juvenile Detention Center, the Fair Acres Complex, the Human Services Department as well as all County owned parks.
The Delaware County Courthouse and Park Police Department stands committed in this mission to provide professional services to the agencies we serve and those in need.
The highest priority is placed on the deterrence of crime and bringing to justice those who violate the law.
The Delaware County Courthouse and Park Police Department is further committed to provide initial and continued training for all it's employees.
The Delaware County Courthouse & Park Police Department is responsible for providing protection for all county owned and or leased property and equipment. In addition, they are charged with providing physical protection to ensure a safe environment, not only for county employees but for all persons utilizing county services and facilities. The department also has the responsibility of photographing and issuing identification cards to all county employees. The department maintains foot and vehicle patrols twenty four hours a day, seven days a week , throughout the year. The Delaware County Park Police have officers assigned at the following locations:
Courthouse & Government Center Complex
Fair Acres Complex
Chester Regional Court
Chester Division of Adult/Juvenile Probation
Chester Division of Children & Youth Services
Human Services Department in Upper Darby
Upper Darby Division of Adult/Juvenile Probation
Darby Twp. Division of Adult/Juvenile Probation
All County owned parks
There are sixty three officers in the department and they are chosen on a strong military and or police background. The officers continue their training through in service training, as well as courses offered by the District Attorney's Office and the Police Academy at Delaware County Community College.
All officers are required to qualify annually with their firearms in accordance with the course approved by the Delaware County Police Chief's Association. In addition, the Delaware County Park Police has four certified firearms instructors and all officers have been certified in basic first aid, C.P.R. and the use of A.E.D's.
Within the department exists an investigation division which is responsible for investigating criminal activities that occur on county property as well as investigate motor vehicle accidents and property damage when requested by the department of Risk Management. In addition, the force provides police services for the Department of Special Events and handles approximately 120,000 vehicles with over 350,000 visitors who visit our county parks yearly.
Captain of Administration
Captain of Support Operations
Delaware County Courthouse & Park Police Department
201 West Front Street
Chief of Police
Captain of Administration
Captain of Support Operations/Investigations, Scott Mahoney
Fair Acres Division
Upper Darby Human Services