Downingtown Police Department

  • Agency: Downingtown Police Department
  • Address: 10 W Lancaster Ave, Downingtown , 19335 PA
  • Chief: James R. McGowan, III (Chief of Police)
Phone: 610-269-0263
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Downingtown Police Department is located at 10 W Lancaster Ave, Downingtown , 19335 PA. The Chief of Police of the department is James R. McGowan, III. The Downingtown Police Department phone number is 610-269-0263.

Downingtown Police Department News

Sgt Chris Sambuco of the Caln Township Police Department dedicated his life to supporting and protecting Caln Township and Chester County as a whole through his service with the Chester County Emergency Response Team. He passed away suddenly at home on Thursday. Chris' family now needs the assistance of the community. Please consider a small donation to hi children's future. It will be greatly appreciated. Thank you for any help you can provide.

The Downingtown Police Department extends our deepest sympathies to the wife, family and Caln Township Police Department on their loss of Sgt. Christopher Sambuco. Chris was a loyal, hardworking and dedicated husband, father of four, partner and coworker to all of us here at the Downingtown Police Department. He will be forever in our hearts and you will all be in our thoughts and prayers. Sgt. Sambuco, THANK YOU for all that you have done for the Community and Chester County as a whole. We will miss you and do our best to honor your memory! Rest in Peace Brother!

UPDATE- The person in these photos has come to the police station and spoke to the investigating officer. We are no longer attempting to locate him. Thank you all for your help! Downingtown Police are attempting to identify the male in these photographs in reference to criminal mischief to AJs Car Wash. The male pulled into AJs and washed the pictured black Ford F250 and then intentionally damaged the coin op machine. If you know this male please contact the Downingtown Police Department at 610-269-0263 and reference incident 1281-18

UPDATE 3/29/18- The subject in the photo Turned himself in to DPD after seeing this post on Facebook! Thank you for all the help! Downingtown Police would like to identify the person in these photos in reference to a theft investigation he may have information about. If you know this person please contact Downingtown Police Department at 610-269-0263 and refer to incident 1153-18

Downingtown Borough has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY effective at 9:00pm this evening. (Tuesday, March 20, 2018) All residents and businesses along the Snow Emergency Routes shall remove all parked vehicles from those streets. Any vehicle left parked on those streets will be ticketed and towed. Residents on the 200 blocks of Mary and William Streets should relocate their vehicles to a snow emergency lot in their area. All residents are urged to use their off-street parking (driveways) during this snow event. For a list of Snow Emergency Routes and Parking Lots, please visit our website page here: http://www.downingtown.org/Winter%20Weather%20Info.html During the storm, please remain home unless you MUST travel so that our snow clearing crews and emergency service personnel can tend to storm related issues and emergencies.

Here we go again!!! Can it just be Spring already!

UPDATE 3/19/2018 Downingtown Police Department is currently investigating the Robbery of the Rite aid at 201 Wallace Ave at approximately 7am Sunday morning (3/18/2018). Additional information about the suspects: Subject #1 B/M 18-25 Wearing a dark blue jacket with red over white horizontal stripe across the chest and back and a white inside collar A blue shirt under the jacket Dark pants with a possible zipper just above the knee in the front Black knit style hat carrying a black backpack Subject #2 B/M 18-25 Wearing a dark blue jacket and jeans and carrying a red and black sport’s type bag Wearing Jordan retro 12 “Neoprene” shoes on (all black on top with the white sole) Also wearing a black dreadlock stocking cap 3/18/2018 Downingtown Police Dept. Is investigating the Robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmacy at 101 Wallace Ave at 7am 3/18/2018. Anyone with any information about these two subjects or who may have observed unusual activity in the area please contact the police department at 610-383-7000.

The Downingtown Police Department with heavy hearts remembers our friend and family member Joseph 'Joel ' Gramling III who passed away this morning. Joel was a dedicated and loving husband, father and member of the Downingtown Fire Police. He will always be remembered as a great man who was always happy to talk to you or help when needed! To Linda and the rest of his family we extend our deepest sympathies and prayers. Rest in Peace Joel! http://www.lionvillefire.org/apps/public/news/newsView.cfm?News_ID=532

The Downingtown Police Department is attempting to identify the male dressed in all black in this picture in reference to an on going investigation. If you do know this person please contact the Downingtown Police Department via messenger or via phone at 610-269-0263.

For those interested in the #EaglesParade tomorrow here is some additional information on it. If you are going, be safe have a great time and don't be afraid to notify police, fire or EMS personnel if you see something that does not look right. http://www.philly.com/philly/super-bowl-lii/eagles-super-bowl-parade-philadelphia-transportation-security-septa-patco-20180206.html https://www.uwishunu.com/2018/02/celebrate-eagles-super-bowl-victory-citywide-parade-celebration-thursday/

For those of you traveling to Philadelphia for the Eagles parade please review the details for the day so you do not miss a ride one direction or the other. Please note that the Downingtown Train Station will be closed and there is no SEPTA service from here. Please use Exton and Thorndale Station. Stations OPEN for AM SERVICE to 30TH STREET STATION Starting at 4:30 a.m. - No Service after approximately 9:32 a.m. (SEE STATION SPECIFIC TIMES BELOW) •THORNDALE STATION: ◦TOTAL # OF AM TRAINS STARTING FROM THIS STATION: 3 (4:50 a.m., 6:14 a.m., 7:36 a.m.) ◦TOTAL RIDER CAPACITY FOR THIS STATION: 2,790 •WHITFORD STATION: ◦TOTAL # OF AM TRAINS STARTING FROM THIS STATION: 1 (5:48 a.m.) ◦ADDITIONAL 4 TRAINS FROM THORNDALE,WHITFORD, EXTON MAY STOP TO PICK UP CUSTOMERS BASED ON CAPACITY ◦TOTAL RIDER CAPACITY FOR THIS STATION: 930+ •EXTON STATION: ◦TOTAL # OF AM TRAINS STARTING FROM THIS STATION: 1 (7:03 a.m.) ◦ADDITIONAL 4 TRAINS FROM THORNDALE,WHITFORD, EXTON MAY STOP TO PICK UP CUSTOMERS BASED ON CAPACITY ◦TOTAL RIDER CAPACITY FOR THIS STATION: 930+ •PAOLI STATION: ◦TOTAL # OF AM TRAINS STARTING FROM THIS STATION: 4 (4:30 a.m., 6:59 a.m., 7:29 a.m., 7:35 a.m.) ◦ADDITIONAL 5 TRAINS FROM THORNDALE,WHITFORD, EXTON MAY STOP TO PICK UP CUSTOMERS BASED ON CAPACITY ◦TOTAL RIDER CAPACITY FOR THIS STATION: 3,720+ •ARDMORE STATION: ◦TOTAL # OF AM TRAINS STARTING FROM THIS STATION: 4 (7:59 a.m., 8:21 a.m., 8:39 a.m., 9:32 a.m.) ◦ADDITIONAL 9 TRAINS FROM THORNDALE,WHITFORD, EXTON, PAOLI MAY STOP TO PICK UP CUSTOMERS BASED ON CAPACITY ◦TOTAL RIDER CAPACITY FOR THIS STATION: 3,720+ NO AM service from Center City towards Paoli/Thorndale Line Stations PM Service Departs from 30th STREET STATION ONLY: •30TH STREET: first train 2:00 p.m. - no after 9:30 p.m. NO PM service from Paoli/Thorndale Line Stations towards Center City Pre-Purchased Fares REQUIRED http://www.septa.org/eagles/regional-rail.html#pao

Downingtown Police Officer Kevin Coyle is receiving an award tonight from Caln Township for actions he took assisting Caln Township Police Department