Categories Op/EdPolice & Fire

Editorial: State Should Have Consistent Regulations for Police Hiring

Elizabethtown Police Chief Jack Mentzer noted something odd when discussing how his agency’s hiring procedure differs from that of the Northwest Regional and Susquehanna Regional police departments: He has to follow a civil service hiring procedure set up in the 1950s and his colleagues in the regional police forces don’t. Surely it made sense at […]

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Categories NewsPolice & Fire

Mount Joy Township Delays Action on Access Control for Police Station

Mount Joy Township supervisors have approved change orders for a holding cell door and for security cameras at the police station being built as part of a new municipal complex, but decided to delay a decision on access control measures. Supervisors voted unanimously on Monday, April 17, to approve retrofitting a cell door at a […]

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