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    False Arrest Lawsuit Dismissed

    October 07 2020
    A 17-count civil rights lawsuit filed against the city of Allentown, the Allentown Police Department and four police officers has been dismissed on summary judgement by U.S. District Judge Joseph F. Leeson, Jr.
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    APD Joins National ABLE Project

    September 30 2020
    The Allentown Police Department has been accepted into the Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project, Georgetown University Law Center’s national training and support initiative for U.S. law enforcement agencies committed to building a cultu...
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    Roca Promoted to Assistant Chief

    August 14 2020
    Allentown Police Captain Charles Roca is being promoted to Assistant Chief of Police - Operations replacing retired Assistant Chief Stephen Vangelo.
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    Possibly Rabid Dog Quarantined

    August 10 2020
    A stray tan Pit Bull involved in a fight with a rabid skunk in the 1200 block of South Seventh Street has been located and is being quarantined at the Lehigh County Humane Society.
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    Police Week Ceremony Held

    May 13 2020
    The Allentown Police Department honored deceased officers today during a 30- minute ceremony outside City Hall.
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    APD Accepts Masks Donation

    April 07 2020
    The Allentown police department has another 240 face masks at its disposal thanks to a thoughtful donation.
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    APD Awarded $50,000 State Grant

    February 13 2020
    The Allentown Police Department will use a $50,000 state grant to purchase safety and related equipment. 
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    New Police Officers Take Oath

    February 06 2020
    Five new police officers were sworn-in during a ceremony in City Council Chambers this morning where the department also awarded badges to seven recent academy graduates and announced two promotions.
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    K9 Corps Donations Announced

    December 09 2019
    The Allentown Police Department is expanding its K9 corps thanks to donations from the community.
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    Police Promotions Announced

    November 19 2019
    Allentown Mayor Ray O’Connell and Chief of Police Glenn Granitz Jr. today announced the promotion of seven police officers during a ceremony in City Council Chambers.
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