Northampton Township Complex
55 Township Road
Richboro, PA 18954
Phone: (215) 357-6800
Fax: (215) 357-1251
Northampton Township Police
50 Township Road
Richboro, PA 18954
Non-Emergency: (215) 357-8700
Business Only: (215) 322-6111
The Board of Supervisors would like to publicly acknowledge those Northampton Township residents who are serving their country in Operation Iraqi Freedom. If you know of a Northampton Resident who is currently deployed with the U.S. Military in Operation Iraqi Freedom we would like to know about it.
Please contact Pete Palestina:
Northampton Township residents are reminded that the Office of Homeland Security has elevated the terrorism threat level to orange (Elevated Risk of Terrorist Attack). The Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency suggest that all Americans develop a home disaster preparedness plan which includes preparations for Shelter In Place. Information on development of these and other disaster preparedness plans are available at the following Internet addresses:
Additional information is available by contacting the office of the Fire Marshall at 215-357-6800
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Contact the Local Emergency Planning Commision at 215-340-8700
Or you may obtain reading material in the lobby of The Northampton Township Administration Building.
Federal Government Implements Operation Liberty Shield
Operation LIBERTY SHIELD is a comprehensive national plan designed to increase protections for America's citizens and infrastructure while maintaining the free flow of goods and people across our border with minimal disruption to our economy and way of life. Operation LIBERTY SHIELD is a multi-department, multi-agency, national team effort. It includes:
What Shelter-in-Place Means:
One of the instructions you may be given in an emergency where hazardous materials may have been released into the atmosphere is to shelter-in-place. This is a precaution aimed to keep you safe while remaining indoors. (This is not the same thing as going to a shelter in case of a storm.) Shelter-in-place means selecting a small, interior room, with no or few windows, and taking refuge there. It does not mean sealing off your entire home or office building.
Release Date: March 17, 2003
In response to the elevation of the Homeland Security Advisory System to "High Security Risk" (Orange), the Federal Emergency Management Agency will take the following immediate actions: