Moore Township Police Department

 

Moore Twp Police Officers

CHIEF GARY WEST

E-mail: gwest@mooretwppolice.com

    Chief West has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept. since 1992 and served with the Bath Borough Police from 1988 – 1993. In 2004 Gary West was promoted to the first Sergeant of the Moore Twp Police Dept. On January 2007 Chief West was promoted to the Chief of the Moore Twp Police Dept by the Moore Twp Board of Supervisors.  Chief West has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Lehigh County Community College. Additionally Chief West has been the Moore Twp Police Dept’s Accident Reconstructionist since 1996, the Commercial Motor Carrier Inspector since 1997 and the “Buckle Up PA” project coordinator for the Police Dept. Chief West has received additional training in Commercial Motor Vehicle & Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction, Crash Data collection system Training, Certified Weights and Measures Enforcement, Allentown Police Academy Criminal Investigation School, and Penn State Univ. POSIT School.

DEPUTY CHIEF JAMES CAVALLO

E-mail:  jcavallo@mooretwppolice.com

    Deputy Chief Cavallo has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 1988. In 1993 James Cavallo was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief. While serving the Moore Twp Police Dept Deputy Chief Cavallo has received training in Advanced Firearms instructor, Glock Armor School, Defensive Tactic Instructor, Basic and Advanced Police Executive Leadership Training, FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development and Allentown Police Investigation School.

   From 1978 – 1984 Deputy Chief Cavallo served in the U.S. Army Military Police Corp and attained the rank of Sergeant (E-5).

DETECTIVE RICK KNECHT

E-mail:  rknecht@mooretwppolice.com

    Detective Knecht has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 1985. Since 1993 Detective Knecht has been performing criminal investigations on a part-time basis from the normal patrol officer’s duties. Then in 2004 Rick Knecht was promoted as the Department’s first full-time Detective.  Detective Knecht has received additional training at the FBI Inter-County Detective School, Criminal Investigation School, Crime Scene / Evidence Collection, Drug Investigation, Arson Investigation, Internet Crimes, Interview and Interrogation School, Hostage Training, DUI Detection, Cold Case Investigation, Robbery/Burglary Investigation, Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigation
    From 1979 to 1982 Detective Knecht served in the  U.S. Marine Corp Infantry Division and attained the rank of Corporal (E-4)

PATROLMAN DALE A. TRUSCOTT

E-mail: dtruscott@mooretwppolice.com

    Officer Truscott has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 1994 and prior to that served with the Bath Borough Police Dept from 1993 to 1995.  Officer Truscott is the Moore Twp Police Dept Firearms Instructor and Hostage Negotiator.  Officer Truscott has received training in Instructor of Handguns and shotguns, Instructor in Specialty Impact Munitions (Less-Lethal), Instructor in Pepper Spray Deployment and a Glock Armorer.

    From 1989 to 1995 served in the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves as a Heavy Truck & Hummer Mechanic/Driver and attained the rank of Corporal (E-4)

PATROLMAN THOMAS D. ROBERTS

E-mail:  troberts@mooretwppolice.com

    Officer Roberts has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 1999 and served with the Bushkill Twp Police Dept from 2000 to 2002. Officer Roberts has received training in Certified Weights and Measures Enforcement, is the Department’s second Accident Reconstructionist and is a certified ATV Instructor.
    From 1994 to 2002 Officer Roberts served in the U.S. Army Military Police Corp and attained the rank of Specialist (E-4).

PATROLMAN MICHAEL HUNT

E-mail: mhunt@mooretwppolice.com

    Officer Hunt has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 2007.  Officer Hunt was initially hired in 2007 as a part time Officer then in August 2008 Officer Hunt was promoted to a full time position.  Officer Hunt has nearly 20 years of dedicated service the Fire and Emergency Medical Field being a Life Member of the Blue Valley Rescue Squad and a reserve Firefighter for the Washington Twp Volunteer Fire Dept.  From 2005 to 2007 Officer Hunt was the Assistant Rescue Chief for the Blue Valley Rescue Squad.

PATROLMAN HAROLD BIECHY

E-mail: hbiechy@mooretwppolice.com

    Officer Biechy has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 2007.  Officer Biechy was initially hired as a part time Officer then in August of 2009 Officer Biechy was promoted to a full time position.  Officer Biechy is also a part time Police Officer with the Nazareth Boro Police Dept since 2008.

PATROLMAN TODD PYSHER

E-mail: tpysher@mooretwppolice.com

    Officer Pysher has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 2008.  Officer Pysher was initially hired as a part time Officer then in September of 2009 Officer Pysher was promoted to a full time Police Officer.  From 2000 to 2009 Officer Pysher worked for the Northampton County E911 Center as a Dispatcher for police, fire and EMS.  Officer Pysher is a life member of the East Bangor Volunteer Fire Dept and was the East Bangor Fire Chief from 2001 to 2007.  Officer Pysher also is a member of the Lower Mt. Bethel Fire Dept.

    From 1995 to 1999 Officer Pysher served in the U.S. Airforce as a Munitions Specialist and attained the rank of Senior Airmen (E-4) 



    The Moore Twp Police Dept maintains approx five to seven part-time officer to help provide the most efficient law enforcement service.