St. Clair Township Police Department Coverage
Police coverage history in New Florence: Last year, both New Florence police officers resigned late summer. On January 19th, 2021, the New Florence borough council passed Ordinance No. 1 of 2021, Purchase of Police Services from St. Clair Township. Police coverage will now be provided by the St. Clair Township Police Department. If available, the on duty officer will attend the regular New Florence Borough meetings. Below is more information about the department.
550 Seward Street
Seward, PA 15954
724-600-7300 (Westmoreland County non-emergency number)
In the event of an emergency or requesting police CALL 911
Facebook: St. Clair Township Police Department
Please be aware that the Facebook page is not constantly monitored, and all requests for police need to go through 911 or the non-emergency number provided above.
Chief of Police, Officer Jeff Janciga
Captain, Officer Karl Kinkopf
Officer Mark Kasterko
Officer Lindsay Green
The St. Clair Township Board of Supervisors are continuing to grow their police department. Personnel may be added in the future depending upon the need and Seward’s and New Florence’s participation in a cooperative agreement beyond the initial trial term. Under the agreement, the police are treating New Florence, Seward, and St. Clair Township as one single coverage area. Details such as monthly summary reports and policing priorities are still being worked out. Speeding, use of jake brakes, and illegal drug usage are concerns of the New Florence borough council that will be addressed. Ordinance violations within New Florence will not be addressed by the St. Clair Township Police Department. Administrative questions regarding police coverage in New Florence should be sent to the New Florence borough office at 724-235-2000 or the borough email at email@example.com. Administrative questions concerning the St. Clair Township Police Department should be sent to the St. Clair Township supervisors at 814-446-5211. Please keep in mind that calling either office will not result in the dispatching of an officer. Residents must be aware that calling an office is not a substitute for calling 911 or the Westmoreland County non-emergency number. Thank you.
Westmoreland County would like to remind residents that rental assistance is still available. Please look at the following document for more information. Westmoreland County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
News: The News section of the website is a collection of all the information that’s been posted in the past to the borough website on the Welcome Page and many other pages. It ends up being a great historical archive of a lot of activities in the community. The section was reorganized the beginning of 2021 by year. This way the pages are smaller and load faster. The main News page has a featured news event to get more visibility for something important going on in the community. Please enjoy looking through all the information in the section. Thank you.
Events Calendar: A note on the calendar on the right side of the screen. It shows the next 5 upcoming events. At the bottom if you click on “View All Events” it will bring up a calendar showing the entire month. You can then scroll through the List View or click on the Month View if easier. Click on individual items to learn more about various events.
2017 December: The New Florence borough utilized the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs Web Design Program to start a website.