As of January 1, 2017, The Chester Borough Police & The Chester Township Police Department will become The Chester Police Department. There will be no disruption of services and we will continue to provide the highest level of dedication to all residents of Chester. As of March 1st, 2017, the non-emergency phone number, 908-879-5626, for The Chester Borough Police Department will no longer be operational. This number will be forwarded to The Chester Police Department until that date. If you are a resident or business in Chester Borough and have a Home Security Monitoring or Medical Alert system, please notify them of the phone number change. The non-emergency phone number for The Chester Police Department is (908)-879-5514. If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.