Robert Seville, a member of the Upper Perk Police Commission and a retired police officer of the Upper Perk Police District, scolded his fellow commission members Monday night for failing to support the current officers.
"Instead of being proud to be part of this commission, I am totally embarrassed by the way things have been handled," said Seville, a member of the Pennsburg Borough Council, reading from a prepared statement during the monthly meeting.
He implored the commission members, who represent Pennsburg and East Greenville boroughs, to stop acting selfishly and do what is best for the police officers and the community. Seville also directed anyone with an agenda against the police department to resign from the commission....
Lightcap wants to create police department for all municipalities in Upper Perk School District
Pennsburg's mayor appeared at East Greenville's Borough Council meeting Tuesday night to ask the municipality to participate in a discussion about creating a regional police department that covers each municipality in the Upper Perkiomen School District.
Vicki Lightcap, mayor of the neighboring borough and partner in the Upper Perk Police District, invited two members of East Greenville borough council to attend a meeting with multiple municipalities to discuss the issue.
Lightcap, who declared that she was speaking only as the mayor of Pennsburg, not as a member of the Upper Perk Police Commission, asked that two members of East Greenville represent the borough at a site and time to be determined. She estimated that the meeting would likely occur in later this summer....