Coatesville Area School District Police Department


  • The Coatesville Area School District Police Department ("CASDPD") is a school-based Law Enforcement agency focusing on protecting the students, staff, and visitors within the Cotesville Area School District ("CASD"). The Coatesville Area School District is comprised of several municipalities to include, the City of Coatesville, the Boroughs of Modena and South Coatesville and the Townships of Caln, East Fallowfield, Sadsbury, Valley, West Brandywine and West Caln, in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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Mission & Vision

  • The Coatesville Area School District School Police Department is committed to protecting life, liberty and property. We strive to provide the highest level of service and work in partnership with our community to ensure public safety while focusing on the following core principles:

    • Protection of our Students, Staff, and Community
    • Vigilant, Ethical and Impartial Enforcement of Law
    • Critical Incident Preparedness and Response
    • Crime Prevention, Reduction and Deterrence

    We are dedicated to service and committed to excellence, focusing on the following core values:

    Professionalism: We are members of an exceptional and highly trained law enforcement organization. Our conduct and demeanor adhere to the highest standards of personal and organizational excellence.

    Integrity: We hold ourselves accountable to the highest level of honesty, truthfulness, and ethical conduct.

    Respect: We ensure that all persons are treated with equality, dignity and courtesy.

    Commitment: We are dedicated to our Profession, our Community, our Agency and our Mission. These Values are qualities of worth. They are non-negotiable and they will never be compromised by a Coatesville Area School District Police Officer for the sake of expediency and personal preferences. 

Coatesville Area SD Police Department

  • Chief Frank J. Galbraith                                                      

    Frank J. Galbraith                                                            
    Chief of Police                                                                  
    Director of School and Public Safety

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  • Emergency: 911

    Station: 484-784-9118

    Non-Emergency Dispatch - 610-383-7000

    Department Email: police@casdschools.org

    Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 6:30am - 2:30PM