The Radnor Township Police Department is tasked with protecting and preserving the lives and property of the third largest municipality in Delaware County. Police Superintendent Christopher B. Flanagan oversees daily operations which include the Patrol Unit, Highway Patrol & Traffic Safety Unit, Detective Unit, K9 Unit, Integrity Control Office, and the Narcotics Unit. In a typical year, our police vehicles log about 326,000 miles in routine patrols of Township streets and neighborhoods - about 900 miles of patrolling every day of the year across our 13.9 miles. In 2021, the Radnor Township Police Department responded to over 19,000 calls for service.
The cornerstone of the Radnor Police Department is community
based and oriented policing. We believe in collaboration with our community groups, local businesses and schools is the best way to prevent crime by maintaining open lines of communication.
In addition to the 45 Sworn Officers, the Department employs several non-sworn personnel in the following areas:
1 Supervisor of Parking and Auxiliary Services
4 Part Time Meter Inspectors
2 Administrative Assistants assigned to the Police Records Room
9 Crossing Guards
Police Executive Command Staff
Superintendent Christopher B. Flanagan
24 Years of Service
Committed his life to community service through policing and volunteer work.
Held various ranks in the department and commanded various special units.
Lectured on topics such as Active Shooter, CPR, Stop the Bleed and for religious institutions, schools and civic organizations.
Adjunct Instructor for the Anti-Defamation League on anti-bias in law enforcement training.
Recipient of several service awards including Officer of the Year, Villanova Inaugural Caritas In-Town & Gown Award, and the Award of Valor presented by National Liberty Museum.
A graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command.
Lt. Joseph Pinto, Patrol Operations and Narcotics
26 Years of Service
Graduate of Bloomsburg University
Member of the Delaware County Drug Task Force
Previously held the ranks of Corporal and Sergeant
Graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command
Lt. Christopher Four, Special Operations and Detective Division
17 Years of Service
Graduate of West Chester University
Previously held the ranks of Patrol Sergeant and Detective
Major Incident Response Team (MIRT) Officer
Holds certifications from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Do I need to report a minor accident?
No. Title 75 § 3746. Immediate notice of accident to police department. (a) General rule.--The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident shall immediately by the quickest means of communication give notice to the nearest office of a duly authorized police department if the accident involves: (1) injury to or death of any person; or (2) damage to any vehicle involved to the extent that it cannot be driven under its own power in its customary manner without further damage or hazard to the vehicle, other traffic elements, or the roadway, and therefore requires towing. (b) Duty of occupant if driver disabled.--Whenever the driver of a vehicle is physically incapable of giving an immediate notice of an accident as required in subsection (a) and there is another occupant in the vehicle at the time of the accident capable of doing so, the occupant shall make or cause to be given the notice not given by the driver. (c) Investigation by police officer.--Every accident reported to a police department required in this section shall be investigated by a police officer who shall provide each driver a signed statement that the accident was reported.
Do We Have Your Bike?
Are you missing your bike? Right now, the Radnor Township Police Department has several “found” bikes in storage. Each one of those bikes was abandoned somewhere in the township, then later recovered by officers. We may have your bike, and we’d like to reunite you with your wheels. You do not need a serial number to get your bike back, but it does expedite the process. Don’t have your serial number? Then how about a sales receipt for the bike? Or, provide a vivid description of the bike, including details about special toe clips, stickers, scratches, dents or any other unique traits your bike might have. For more information, contact Cpl. Walt Sherman at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-688-5606 ext. 176.
Does the department do fingerprinting for applications, etc?
Yes. There is a fee of $30.00 for the first fingerprint card. Each additional fingerprint card is $20.00. The Police Department conducts fingerprints on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. only . Please call 610-688-0503, ext. 109 for further details.
How do I contest a false alarm citation?
Instructions are on the reverse side of the yellow portion of your citation. If you do not have your citation please see below. You need to detach the bottom portion of the yellow citation and return it to the proper district court addressed in box #4. Please sign the remittance pleading either guilty or not guilty. Pleading not guilty will automatically schedule a hearing date at the appropriate district court. Please do not mail the fines to the Radnor Township Police Department.
How do I file a personnel complaint?
How do I find out which investigator is assigned to follow-up my case?
Typically an investigator will contact you within 48 hours of an incident (excluding weekends). If you need to speak with someone sooner, please contact 610-688-0503 and ask to speak to the Investigation's unit supervisor.
How do I get a copy of a police report for my insurance company?
Request your insurance company contact the police department. Typically, it will expedite the situation if the department deals directly with the insurance company and it saves you time and work.
How do I get a Protection from Abuse Order (PFA)?
If you are experiencing abuse of any sort, immediately contact the police by dialing 9-1-1, if it is an emergency. If you need to speak to someone about the situation and it is not an emergency, call 610-688-0500 and request a call from the duty supervisor. Officers will personally assist anyone who is a victim of abuse through the process.
How do I get police services for a special event at my residence or business?
Contact 610-688-0503 ext 107 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Police Officers will be assigned to assist with traffic situations, security or other police related issues at special events. The cost for these services will be borne by the party making the request. Please call at least 10 business days prior to the event. Contact the number listed for a schedule of fees.
How do I pay for a parking ticket?
There are several ways to complete this:
Make a check payable to Radnor Township in the amount located on the front of the ticket. Then mail it to Radnor Township Police,301 Iven Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087.
If you want a receipt, stop in the Radnor Township Municipal building and either go to the Police Records room located on the 1st floor or go to the Township Treasurers office. If you do not want a receipt, there is a secure ticket drop box located at the front door to the main entrance of the Township Building and another located in the lobby of the 24 hour entrance to the Police Department.
You can also
pay for a parking ticket online.
How do I request temporary No-Parking signs in front of my house for a special event?
Contact 610-688-0503 from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. At other times, contact 610-688-0500. Request to speak with the duty supervisor. Please call at least 10 days prior to the event.
I was issued a ticket recently and I wanted to know if there are any points associated with it?
What hours are the department open?
24 hours a day, 7 days per week. For counter service (reports, permits, etc.), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The building is closed for counter service on all legal holidays.
What if the insurance company requests that I provide the report?
Reports can be requested online at radnor.com, Quick Links (found at bottom of home page), Right to Know Form Request. Any further questions, please contact the Police Department, Records Room, 610-688-0503 ext 109.
Where do I pay a traffic ticket?
A traffic citation should be paid within 10 days and mailed to the district court listed on the citation. There are two district courts that serve Radnor Township: Wayne and Newtown Square.
Where do I renew a license or car registration?
Renew your license and car registration at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation or
Who do I contact about traffic problems in the Township?
For immediate problems such as road blockages, traffic light malfunctions, etc., contact 610-688-0500. For problems such as speeding, traffic regulations or general questions, contact the Traffic Safety Unit at 610-688-0503 ext 108 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Why did I get an alarm citation?
§ 104-7. False alarms. A.For the purpose of defraying the cost to the township for responding to false alarms, the owners and/or users of an alarm system as defined by this chapter shall be subject to the following schedule of fines: (1)For the second false alarm per calendar year: fifty dollars ($50.) for each alarm. (2)For the third and subsequent false alarms per calendar year: one hundred dollars ($100.) for each alarm. B.Following the third false alarm, the Chief of Police shall have the authority to temporarily revoke the registration of any alarm system within the township. The person to whom the alarm system is registered shall be notified by both certified and regular mail of such action and be provided with the effective date of the revocation. No further response to an alarm system shall be provided until such time that the Chief of Police has received a certification from a licensed alarm supplier describing the basis for malfunction and also certification that the alarm system is free of defect. If no report or certification is received within forty-five (45) days from the effective date of revocation, the registration for the calendar year issued shall be considered void and the alarm system shall be disconnected. Where determined necessary in the opinion of the Chief of Police, an annual maintenance agreement shall be required as a condition for reinstatement of the registration. § 104-8. Violations and penalties. EN Any person violating any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof by a District Justice, be sentenced to pay a fine or penalty of not more than six hundred dollars ($600.), plus costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding 30 days.