Township Police Department Crime Prevention Unit provides service
to all Florence Township residents and businesses.
is the anticipation, recognition and appraisal of a crime risk and
the initiation of some action to remove it. It involves a trained
police officer that contacts the citizen in an interpersonal relationship
with information regarding crime prevention making the citizen more
cognizant of ways to reduce the opportunity for crime.
Some of the
services that the Crime Prevention Unit provides include educational
programs, security surveys, follow-up contacts with victims and organizing
the community into neighborhood watch groups as needed. In addition
to education, crime prevention also includes physical and electronic
Reassurance is a program designed to make sure that senior citizens and disabled persons who live alone are OK. Between the hours
of 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM, every day, the senior citizen or disabled person, calls the police department to check in. If the police department
does not get a phone call, a department members will follow-up until we can
make sure that everything is OK with the participant. Applications may
be obtained at the Florence Township Police Department, or you can call 609-499-3131 to have one brought to you. Further information about
this program is listed with the application packet.
The Florence Township Police
Crime Prevention officers are:
Sgt. Jonathan Greenberg
Police Officer Brian Panaro
Police Officer Michelle Hollins
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