Since its inception in September of 1972, the Northern York County Regional Police has undergone many changes.  However, the basic concept of cooperation and consolidation in the delivery of quality police service remains the cornerstone of the department.

The Northern York County Regional Police Department (NYCRPD) is a full service law enforcement agency providing primary round the clock non interrupted police services to eleven member municipalities located in York County (PA). The NYCRPD serves a total population in excess of 88,000 citizens and a geographic area of responsibility of 214 square miles.

The jurisdiction of the agency covers a large area of Central and Northern York County with a wide demographic base. The jurisdiction encompasses areas with urban, suburban, industrial, residential, and rural characteristics. Current NYCRPD member municipalities are identified as follows:

  • Conewago Township
  • Dover Borough
  • Dover Township
  • Franklin Township
  • Heidelberg Township
  • Jackson Township
  • Manchester Township
  • Manheim Township
  • North Codorus Township
  • North York Borough
  • Paradise Township


The NYCRPD also provides School Resource Officers to the following schools entities

  • Dover Area School District (2 SROs)
  • Spring Grove Area School District (2 SROs)
  • Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12 – York Learning Center

The present complement of the Department is 68 sworn officers, including a Chief of Police, three Lieutenants, six Sergeants, eight Corporals, and five criminal investigators.  There are 5 full time civilian employees who provide support services for the Department.