About the department
The West Mifflin Borough Police Department is staffed by full-time, State certified police officers who provide around-the-clock protection for the Borough. Within the department, there are several divisions such as the detectives division and the patrol division. The department is involved in a number of activities outside of the normal patrol activities, such as the Southwest Drug Task Force, D. A. R. E. program for drug prevention education to school children.
This department is responsible for the emergency dispatching of the police, and fire services. Dispatchers are full-time with approved Emergency Medical Dispatch training.
School Crossing Guards:
Through a cost-sharing agreement with the West Mifflin Area School District the Borough provides guards at busy intersections and on heavily travelled streets to provide safety for children either walking to school or riding a bus.