1000 Church Hill Road | Pittsburgh, PA 15205 | 412-788-8120

Welcome Robinson's New Police Officers!

New Officers

L to R: Police Chief Dale Vietmeier, District Judge Carla Swearingen-Batch, Officers Matthew Walter, Dominic Nino, and David Gregg, Police Commissioner Ken Kisow, Vice Chair of the Board of Commissioners Ron Shiwarski, Commissioners James Barefoot and Jim Mancini.

New Officer Information:
Officer Matthew Walter was previously on the force for the City of Pittsburgh, serving in the U.S. Army from January 2008 until March 2014.

Officer Dominic Nino was previously an officer for the City of Pittsburgh and a member of the Pittsburgh Police Bomb Squad. He also received a bachelor's degree from Seton Hill University in Criminal Justice.

Officer David Gregg holds a major in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a few credits away from caring his bachelor's degree. Gregg has worked for various Police Departments including Carlow University, Stowe, and Heidelberg Departments. Gregg stated that since he is hired in Robinson and won't be running from one job to the next, he will get the final credits needed for his Bachelor’s Degree!
Robinson Township Police Department
Citizens' Police Academy
Tuesdays - April 4-May 9
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
EMS Institute Building
(adjacent to RT Municipal Building)
1002 Church Hill Road
Sign up for Robinson Township's Citizens' Police Academy, an information class designed to give citizens and the community a better understanding of the criminal justice system along with the various roles police officers play in the community. This program is FREE for all participants. Click here to download a Citizens' Police Academy application.

Police AcademyThe classes will cover information on several key law enforcement topics, such as:
  • police officer training,
  • self defense,
  • patrol responsibilities,
  • community-oriented policing (COPS),
  • homicide and narcotics investigations,
  • the role of the court system.
  • use of force issues,
  • crime scene management,
  • active shooter responses,
  • Refusing to be a Victim program
Students will have the opportunity to use a firearm simulator, and a Police K-9 demonstration and County 911 dispatch demonstration will also be provided. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion and also have an opportunity to participate in a "ride along" program with an officer for one shift.

General requirements to be eligible to participate in this class:
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be free from any illegal drug use.
The Citizens' Police Academy is conducted for informative and educational purposes ONLY. It does NOT qualify participants to become police officers in any form. If you wish to become certified as a police officer, information can be provided to you.

Click here to download the Citizens' Police Academy application.

If you have any questions about these classes, please contact Office Joseph Tomko at jtomko@robinsonpd.com.

Shelter Reservations

2017 reservations for Robinson Township shelters will be January 3rd, the first business day of the new year, beginning at 8:00 A.M.

Shelter Fees are as follows:

Burkett Park - Lion Shelter, Groveton Park Shelter, Clever Road Park - Bicentennial Shelter
  • Resident - $75.00
  • Non-Resident - $200.00
  • Business - $250.00
Clever Road Park - Rotary Shelter
  • Resident - $225.00
  • Non-Resident - $425.00
  • Business - $525.00

Cancellation fees will apply for reservation made between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Rotary Shelter cancellation fee will be 50% of the rental fee. All other shelters cancellation fee will be $50.00.

Reservation will take place at Robinson Township's Administration Office: 1000 Church Hill Road - 15205

Retire Your Old Glory!

    Robinson Township Historical Society, in conjunction with the Daughters of the American Revolution, and co-sponsors of the Township of Robinson and American Legion Post #862, offers a "Retire Old Glory" receptacle in the lobby of the Robinson Township Municipal Building. Deposit your old and worn out flags in this container to guarantee that they will be disposed of in a dignified and respectful manner. Thanks for your cooperation.

A Little About Robinson Township

Robinson WaterfallRobinson Township, along the Pittsburgh/Airport corridor is one of the fastest growing communities in Pennsylvania. Explore our website for details on this great place to live or build your business. Or better yet, come visit us! We're just a few miles west of Pittsburgh along the I-376 corridor towards the airport. Conveniently located between downtown Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh International Airport, Robinson Township offers upscale business and residential districts, along with many other amenities including parks, pool, community events, convenient shopping and other benefits. You'll find a plethora of reasons to call Robinson Township home! Come grow with us!

Click here to view agendas from Robinson's commissions and boards. Agendas and Minutes

Please note: Citizens can only speak on agenda-related topics at Commissioners' meetings.

February 1, 2017 Planning Commission

February 6, 2017 Commissioners' Agenda

The February 15, 2017 Planning Commission meeting has been canceled.