It is important to contact the police for any type of situation that occurs, from small quality of life issues to major emergencies.  This ensures that the police are aware of situations in the neighborhood and are able to apply resources effectively.

Always call 911 first, then:

  • If the issue is in the vicinity of South Street, contact the South Street Mini-Station at 215-922-6706 (only after calling 911 first).

  • Otherwise, contact the 3rd District Police at 215-686-3030/3031.

South Street Mini-Station


The South Street Police Detail was originally activated in 1985 to provide weekend coverage. This detail has evolved into a seven day a week, 24-hours a day, year round service commitment, expanded to cover the entire South Street Head House District and the neighborhoods of Queen VillageBella Vista and Hawthorne in the 3rd District and part of Society Hill and Washington Square West communities in the 6th District. These neighborhoods are patrolled by police vehicle, bike and street officers in conjunction with the town watch/ public safety committees associated with these neighborhoods.

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