Police Department

In case of emergencies requiring either the Police or Fire Departments, please dial 911.



Rutledge is served by the Swarthmore Police Department. Located at 121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081, office hours are Monday –Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Phone (610) 543-0123. Brian H. Craig is the Chief of Police.



·         Bicycle Registration Service – Contact the Swarthmore Police Department to register your bicycle and affix a sticker. The service is free and helps in recovering lost or stolen bikes.



·         Vacant House Report – If you are leaving your house vacant for a period of time please let the police know by filling out the attached vacant house report. The police will make periodic patrols and security checks.


Click here for PDF file of vacant house report.