Police Department

  1. Suspect arrested for firing gun in residential area

    South Fayette Township police have arrested a 20-year-old male for suspicion of firing a shotgun into the window of a residence on Toftrees Drive early this morning. The firearm has been confiscated. Several charges are pending. Read on...
  2. South Fayette Township named second safest community in state

    South Fayette Township is named the 2nd safest community in Pennsylvania, with the lowest violent crime rate in the Top Five townships. Other Allegheny County towns in the Top Ten are Whitehall and Franklin Park. Adams Township, Butler County, is #1. Safest Cities in Pennsylvania 2018 web page
  3. "Coffee with the Chief" set for Thurs. March 15 at Dunkin' Donuts in South Fayette

    Have coffee and chat with the South Fayette Township police chief at the new Dunkin' Donuts in South Fayette, 179 Millers Run Road, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thurs. March 15. Read on...
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About Us
The South Fayette Township Police Department serves the 20.95-square-mile community of South Fayette Township, including the South Fayette School District, around the clock 365 days a year. The department consists of all full-time, sworn officers who answer more than 5,000 calls each year. South Fayette police are active with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Narcotics Enforcement Team, the South Hills DUI Task Force and Buckle Up PA, including the Click It or Ticket seat belt program and the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project (PAADEEP). The police department is involved in both the West Hills Council of Governments and the South Hills Area Council of Governments (SHACOG).

Mission Statement

This department constitutes an organization whose very existence is justified solely on the basis of community service. We shall consider it our duty and privilege not only to protect our citizens from the criminal, but also to protect and defend the rights that are guaranteed to all citizens under our structure of government.

The primary and foremost function of this department is to safeguard the lives and protect the property of all persons within the boundaries of the Township of South Fayette. This department is responsible for the preservation of public peace and the enforcement of laws, statutes and ordinances of the United States, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the Township of South Fayette.
South Fayette Police SUV parked in front of municipal building