The Fire Police of the Silver Spring Community Fire Company are members who have received sworn police powers under authority of the Township and support fire fighting and law enforcement efforts in many ways. Fire Police perform the following necessary tasks on an emergency scene:
Cumberland County maintains a county level Fire Police unit known as the Special Police Emergency Response Team (SPERT) - Team 800. Several members of the Silver Spring Community Fire Company Fire Police are active members with SPERT and many assisted in creating the entity.
Fire Police Officers Wanted
We are looking for Volunteers to serve as members of our Silver Spring Special Fire Police unit. Members of the New Kingstown Fire Compay and the Silver Spring Community Fire Company make up this unit.
Fire police officers provide a very important service to our community.
All training and equipment will be provided!
Job requirements after training include:
What applicants need to do:
1. Fill out an application to become a member of one of the township fire companies which includes a backround check.
2. Complete Fire Police training.
3. After training you will need to be approved by the Silver Spring Township Board of Supervisors and sworn in as a Fire Police Officer.
Interested persons will need to contact one of the following:
Michael Ott- Fire Police Captain Jim Gutshall- Fire Police Captain
Silver Spring Community Fire Company New Kingstown Fire Company