About Us


The Norristown Police Department (NPD) is in the municipality of Norristown, which is county seat of Montgomery County Pennsylvania, with home rule status. Norristown is located along the Schuylkill River, approximately 15 miles from Philadelphia. According to a 2020 Census, Norristown had a population of 35,748; it is the fourth-most populous municipality in the county and second- most populous borough in Pennsylvania. The Norristown Police Department was founded more than two centuries ago (1812) and it is comprised of a host of sworn and professional staff diligently working in multiple divisions and units to ensure that we equitably protect and serve all who reside and visit Norristown.


If you need information not found on these web pages, please call us at (610) 270-0977. Always dial 911 for emergencies.  

Municipality of Norristown Police Department

235 East Airy Street

Norristown, Montgomery County, PA 19401

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