Mt. Lebanon Police

Patrol

New MLPD SUVsPatrol Services is the police department’s largest and most visible unit. The primary function of this unit is to protect life and property through aggressive patrol of the community and consistent enforcement of laws and ordinances. Officers patrol both proactively and in response to calls for service. They patrol using vehicles and bicycles or on foot.  The unit operates three shifts within each 24-hour period.

K-9 Patrol

K-9 Patrol

MLPD currently utilizes one canine (K-9) officer in the patrol unit of the operations division.  K-9 Snieper, who is partnered with Ofc. Ben Himan, is a Belgian Malinois who was born in Holland.  Ofc. Himan and Snieper completed a six week initial training program at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville, PA prior to beginning their patrols [...]

Bike Patrol

Bike Patrol

The goals of the MLPD Bicycle Unit are to prevent and deter crime in the community by patrolling areas that are inaccessible to motorized patrols.  These areas include: business districts, alleyways, residential areas, parks, schools, wooded areas, and the golf course. The bicycles have proven very effective in patrolling problem areas where incidents of underage [...]

Field Training

Field Training

The Field Training program is a formal on-the-job training, coaching, and performance evaluation program that helps new police officers deliver the highest level of service. Experienced MLPD field training officers work with recruits to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the job. Training officers receive extensive education relative to [...]