Administrative Office

290 South Duffy RoadHours: Monday - Friday
Butler, PA 160018:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (724) 283-3430Fax: (724) 282-2142


Butler Township Police Department

Butler Township Police Patch

The Butler Township Police Department is managed by Chief John Hays and consists of a lieutenant, four patrol sergeants, two detectives, thirteen full time patrol officers, two part time dog law enforcement officers, and two full time clerical support staff.

The police officers are continuously participating in advanced training and the police vehicles contain the latest equipment to aid in law enforcement, such as video recording devices and mobile data terminals.




Contact Us:

The Police Department is located on the WhitestownRoad side of the Municipal Building, 290 South Duffy Road.

The police department administration office is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.  The contact information for the office is (724) 285-9600, Fax (724) 285-9443, and Email

Outside of those hours a call box is located to the right of the public entrance.  This dials directly to 911, where aButler Township Police Cruisern officer is notified that you need assistance.

To obtain any police assistance and services (EMERGENCY AND NON-EMERGENCY) at any time, dial 911.  It is not just for emergencies anymore; it is the only way to obtain the police for all types of incidents, big and small, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

In 2014, Butler Township Police were dispatched by the Butler County Emergency Management Center (911) to over 6,900 incidents.   Butler Township Police are an active member of the Butler County Drug Task Force, participating in various community policing activities, including the Officer Phil Elementary School program.

National Night Out

Butler Township will be participating in the National Association of Town Watch’s 33rd Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd.   This will be the second year that Butler Township will be participating in this event which will begin at 6:00 PM at the parking lot of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church’s Education Center, 105 Kohler Avenue, Lyndora, PA.  Butler Township Police Officers and Butler Township Commissioners will then be walking up Bessemer Avenue (and Penn Avenue, time permitting) to meet with neighborhood residents.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. “National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.” For more information on the National Night Out Campaign go the

Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs

Unused and expired prescription drugs can be disposed of by dropping them off in the lobby of the Butler Township Police Department at 290 South Duffy Road between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.