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History of the
Northeastern Regional Police Department
In 1983, The Northeastern Regional Police Department (NERPD) was formed by the merger of the East Manchester Township and Mount Wolf Borough Police Departments. The new agency started its tour of duty on January 1, 1983. In July of 1983, Manchester Borough then joined the police department. In the beginning, the department consisted of five (5) officers with an operating budget of just over $140,000.00. It served a combined population of approximately 7100. As the communities it served grew, so did the police department. Over the past 25 years, The police force has increased to eleven (11) officers with an operating budget of approximately $1.4 million. 

The Department now serves an estimated population of 11,000. In 1983, the department answered 1,313 calls for service. In 2007, the department answered over 4500 calls. 
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The Northeastern Regional Police moved into their current headquarters in 2001. The property for the new station, was acquired from the Pennsylvania Power and Light Company. Prior to moving into the police station, the NERPD was headquartered in the East Manchester Township Municipal Building. The police station has state of the art security features and contains an "in-house" forensic lab for Officers to process evidence or prepare evidence for submission to a Crime Lab. The police station also provides a meeting room for the Northeastern Regional Police Commission. In addition, this meeting room is used for other purposes, like police officer training and for the Youth Aid Panel (an alternative form of punishment for first offender juveniles). 

The current departmental make-up consists of a Chief, a Lieutenant, a Sergeant, two Detectives, one School Recourse Officer and six Patrolmen. Within the department, officers are trained and or certified in a myriad of specialties to include: 

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Accident Reconstruction, Criminal Investigation, Crime Scene Investigation, Polygraph, Narcotics Investigation, Hostage Negotiation, Firearms Instruction, Drug Recognition Expert and Bike Patrol. In addition to these specialties, the department also offers programs to the community such as DARE, Child Safety Seat inspections and Public Speaking engagements. Officers of the NERPD are actively involved in the York County Forensic Investigative Unit, York County Quick Response Team (Hostage negotiation unit), and The York County Drug Task Force as well as being active members of professional associations which provide information/trainings to keep them up to date on the latest techniques/trends in Police work.