Under What Circumstances Must I Fill Out An Accident Report?

Accident reports must be filled out if there is a personal injury or if any of the vehicles required towing.

Can I Get A Copy Of The Police Report?

Copies of Police Reports are available at the Hatboro Police Station, 120 E. Montgomery Ave. There is a $15.00 per police report. If any photos were taken of the incident and you require copies, there is an additional charge of $15.00 per photograph. Whenever possible, please furnish us with the report number to expedite the process.


How Can I Get My Fingerprints Taken For A Security Clearance Form?

Fingerprinting for security clearances is available by appointment. All fingerprinting appointments take place between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Sunday mornings. Please call the Hatboro Police Station at 215-675-2832 to make an appointment.

Is There A Charge For Fingerprinting?

There is a nominal fee of $10.00 per card for fingerprinting.


How Do I Obtain A Firearms Permit?

All Firearms permits must be obtained in the county in which you reside. The Montgomery County Sheriffs Department issues Montgomery County firearms permits. To contact the Montgomery County Sheriffs Department, please call 610-278-3342.


How Many Officers Are In The Hatboro Police Department?

The Hatboro Police Department has 1 Chief of Police, 5 Sergeants (1 Detective and 4 Patrol Supervisors), and 9 Patrol Officers. The Hatboro Police Department also has 3 Police Operations Clerks and 5 school crossing guards on staff.

How Big Is Hatboro?

The Borough of Hatboro is approximately 1.5 square miles with a population of approximately 7,500 people.

What Number Do I Call In The Case Of Emergency?

Anyone requiring police, fire, ems, or other emergency response should always call 9-1-1. Calling 9-1-1 directly will ensure the quickest, most efficient response from emergency personnel. All calls requesting to police response should be placed to 9-1-1 regardless of the type of situation. Any calls placed to the Police Department’s business line requesting police response will automatically be transferred to the Montgomery County 9-1-1 center. If you are unsure of whether a situation requires police response, it is better to be safe and call 9-1-1.

Please note, as of January 1, 2020, the Hatboro Police Department Legacy Phone Number that rings and is answered at Montgomery County 9-1-1 Center (215-675-4400) has been eliminated and is no longer active. Always dial 9-1-1 in the case of emergencies.

How Do I Pay For A Parking Ticket?

Parking tickets must be paid within 5 days from the date of issue. Parking tickets can be paid at the Police Administration building, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Parking tickets can also be paid via mail by sending a copy of the citation with a check or money order payable to The Borough of Hatboro.

How Do I Pay A Traffic Citation?

All Traffic and Non-Traffic citations must be paid to the District Judge listed on the citation. If you read the citation carefully, directions for paying the fine or requesting a hearing are listed. For further information, District Court 38-1-14 can be contacted on business days between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at 215-957-5935.

How Do I Obtain A Protection From Abuse Order (PFA)?

Protection from abuse orders may be obtained from the Montgomery County Courthouse via the Office of The Prothonotary. The Prothonotary’s office can be contacted directly at 610-278-3360. Emergency protection orders may be obtained after business hours from the District Justice on call. For further assistance, please contact your local Police Department directly.


Through funding provided by the Montgomery County District Attorney, Kevin Steele, and the Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association, the Hatboro Police Department has obtained a secure prescription medication disposal box that is located at the Hatboro Police Station, 120 E. Montgomery Avenue, Hatboro.

Citizens may utilize this disposal box to safely dispose of any expired, unused, or unwanted medications, no questions asked.

This secure disposal box is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Please do not place syringes, injectable drugs, aerosol dispensers or liquids containing hydrogen peroxide in the collection bin.

Should you have any questions regarding the prescription collection box, feel free to contact the Hatboro Police Department at 215-675-2832.