BOROUGH OF SHARON HILL
CHIEF ROBERT TINSLEY
Chief Tinsley is a graduate of Ithaca College and taught health and physical education for several years before joining the Sharon Hill Police Department – first as a part time officer in April 1982 and then promoted to full time in January 1984. Bob is married with three children and two grandchildren. After joining the Sharon Hill Police Department, he eventually moved through the ranks from patrolman to sergeant and was promoted to chief on August 1, 2008.
SGT. GEORGE FAULKNER
Sgt. Faulkner was hired as a part time patrolman in October 1988 and was promoted to full time in January 1995. On November 20, 2008, Sgt. Faulkner was promoted to the rank of sergeant. George has training is accident investigations, Acutrak speed timing devices and is a certified instructor in the taser. Sgt. Faulkner is the current president of the Sharon Hill Fire Company.
OFFICER JOSEPH AHERN
Officer Ahern started as a part time officer for the Sharon Hill Police Department in 1995. He is a full time public safety officer at Villanova University and working on a bachelor’s degree in theology and philosophy. Joe is certified in numerous training courses pertaining to law enforcement.
OFFICER MICHAEL A. ATTIX
Officer Attix has lived in Sharon Hill since 1977. He graduated from Holy Spirit School and Monsignor Bonner High School. He has been a member of the Sharon Hill Fire Company since 1986 and is currently assistant fire chief. Michael has an associate degree in criminal justice from the Delaware County Community College. He is a member of D.C.R.T. (Delaware County Response Team) and MIRT (Major Incident Response Team). He was hired part time by the Sharon Hill Police Department in May 1991 and became a full time officer in February 1999. Michael is currently the State Constable for the Sharon Hill Borough and a senior patrol officer for the Sharon Hill Police Department.
OFFICER ANTHONY W. BUCKLAND
Officer Buckland has been an officer for the Sharon Hill Police Department since 1994 and is also the department’s firearms instructor. Tony’s past experience includes eight years as a military police officer with the United States Air Force. He was also the sergeant in charge of the Southeast Delco School Police Department for ten years.
OFFICER BRIAN DEVANEY
Officer Devaney attended Penn State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in crime, law and justice. After graduating from Penn State University in 2002, Brian attended the Delaware County Community College Municipal Police Academy. He has his Master’s degree in criminal justice from Wilmington University. Brian has been working for the Sharon Hill Police Department since March 2003 and became a full time patrolman for the borough in August 2005. Brian is currently serving as the department’s juvenile officer.
OFFICER RICHARD HERRON
Officer Herron was hired in January 2007 as a part time officer and was promoted to full time in January 2008. Rick came to the Sharon Hill Police Department with a wealth of experience. He has worked in law enforcement since 1996 and was previously employed as a narcotics agent for the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General. Officer Herron is a graduate of Ridley High School and obtained an associate degree from Delaware County Community College in Criminal Justice.
OFFICER CHRISTOPHER HUGANIR
Officer Huganir was hired as a part time officer in april 2006. He was promoted to full time in December 2008. He previously worked for the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. Chris attended Delaware County Community College and graduated from the Police Academy in December 2003. Officer Huganir is also a handgun, shotgun rifle instructor.
OFFICER STEPHEN J. MUMMO
Officer Mummo joined the Sharon Hill Police Department in 1988 as a part time officer. He holds an associate degree in criminal justice. Stephen has work experience in loss prevention. He recently worked as a training officer at the Delaware County 911 Center, until being promoted to full time as a police officer with Sharon Hill in November 2008.
OFFICER JOHN J. SCANLAN, III
Officer Scanlan graduated from Lycoming College with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. For seven years, John was employed with Delaware County Juvenile Court as a juvenile probation officer. He graduated from the Delaware County Municipal Academy and was hired as a part time officer by the Borough of Sharon Hill Police Department in February 2008. Officer Scanlan was promoted to full time office in November 2008.
OFFICER CHRISTOPHER DITTUS
Officer Dittus was born in Sharon Hill where he graduated from Academy Park High School in 2006. He then spent the next 2 1/2 years at Penn State working towards a Forensic Toxicology degree. He later went to the Delaware County Municipal Police Academy and graduated in December 2009. Officer Dittus has been member of the Sharon Hill Fire Company for four years and is currently an engineer. He was hired as a part-time police officer in March 2010.
OFFICER SEAN JOHNSON
Officer Johnson graduated from Marple Newtown Senior High School in June 2006. He attended the Delaware County Police Academy from January 2008 until June of 2008. He graduated with the Pennsylvania Chief of Police Association Drivers Award, and a GPA of 3.6. Officer Johnson is a 3rd generation Police Officer and proudly accepted the position of part-time patrolman with the Sharon Hill Police Department in March of 2010.
OFFICER HAKEEM LEE
Officer Lee attended Pensacola Christian College for two years majoring in Criminal Justice. Lee attended the Delaware County Community College Municipal Police Academy and graduated in December 2011. He accepted the position of part-time patrolman in April 2012.
OFFICER FRANCIS HERRSCHAFT
Officer Herrschaft grew up in Ridley Township and graduated from Ridley High School in 2005. He was accepted into the Delaware County Police Academy in June 2011 and graduated in December 2011. Mr. Herrschaft made the the deans’ list while attending the Police Academy. Officer Herrschaft joined the Sharon Hill Police Department as a part-time patrolman in April of 2012.
OFFICER MICHAEL GILROY
Officer Gilroy was born and raised in Collingdale. He graduated from Academy Park High School in 2006. Shortly after graduation Michael attended the Delaware County Municipal Police Academy from January 2011 to December 2011. Michael is continuing his education at Villanova University pursuing a Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree. Michael joined the Sharon Hill Police Department as a part-time patrolman in April of 2012.