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    Allentown Crime Rate Falls

    June 15 2015
    The crime rate in the City of Allentown continued to fall in 2014.
  • Homepage, Police, Public Safety

    City Awarded $625,000 COPS Grant

    October 01 2014
    The City of Allentown will be able to hire five additional police officers thanks to an estimated $625,000 Department of Justice COPS Office, 2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) grant.
  • Homepage, Health, Police, Public Safety

    Ninth Drug Take Back Day Scheduled

    September 15 2014
    Are there expired or unused prescription and over-the counter medicines in your home? Then bring them to the National Take Back Day drug collection event on Saturday, September 27.
  • Homepage, Police, Public Safety

    Ceremony Held for New Police Officers

    September 04 2014
    Six new City of Allentown police officers were sworn-in and a recent police academy graduate received his badge during a ceremony this morning in City Council chambers.
  • Homepage, Police, Public Safety

    14 High-Definition Surveillance Cameras Coming to Hamilton and Linden

    September 02 2014
    The City of Allentown and City Center Investment Corporation announced a partnership today to replace or add a total of 14 surveillance cameras along Hamilton and Linden streets and the Allentown Artswalk.
  • Homepage, Fire, Health, Police, EMS Paramedics, Public Safety

    City Hosting Preparedness Event

    April 24 2014
    Get prepared! That's the object of a hands-on public event on Wednesday, April 30 from 3pm-to-7pm at Mack South Fire Station at 1902 Lehigh Street.
  • Homepage, Mayor's Office, Police, Public Safety

    Search Beginning for New APD Chief

    May 15 2013
    The search is beginning for the next police chief in the City of Allentown. Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced at an afternoon news conference that Robert Wasserman and his Massachusetts-based Strategic Policy Partnership would be starting the process of recrui...