Twp Police Officers
CHIEF GARY WEST
Chief West has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept.
since 1992 and served with the Bath Borough Police from 1988 – 1993.
In 2004 Gary West was promoted to the first Sergeant of the Moore
Twp Police Dept. On January 2007 Chief West was promoted to the
Chief of the Moore Twp Police Dept by the Moore Twp Board of
Supervisors. Chief West has an Associates Degree in Criminal
Justice Administration from
Additionally Chief West has been the Moore Twp Police Dept’s
Accident Reconstructionist since 1996, the Commercial Motor Carrier
Inspector since 1997 and the “Buckle Up PA” project coordinator for
the Police Dept. Chief West has received additional training in
Commercial Motor Vehicle & Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction, Crash
Data collection system Training, Certified Weights and Measures
Enforcement, Allentown Police Academy Criminal Investigation School,
and Penn State Univ. POSIT School.
DEPUTY CHIEF JAMES CAVALLO
Deputy Chief Cavallo has been a member of the Moore Twp
Police Dept since 1988. In 1993 James Cavallo was promoted to the
rank of Deputy Chief. While serving the Moore Twp Police Dept Deputy
Chief Cavallo has received training in Advanced Firearms instructor,
Defensive Tactic Instructor, Basic and Advanced Police Executive
Leadership Training, FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development and
From 1978 – 1984 Deputy Chief Cavallo served in the U.S. Army
Military Police Corp and attained the rank of Sergeant (E-5).
DETECTIVE RICK KNECHT
Detective Knecht has been a member of the Moore Twp Police
Dept since 1985. Since 1993 Detective Knecht has been performing
criminal investigations on a part-time basis from the normal patrol
officer’s duties. Then in 2004 Rick Knecht was promoted as the
Department’s first full-time Detective.
Detective Knecht has received additional training at the FBI
Inter-County Detective School, Criminal Investigation School, Crime
Scene / Evidence Collection, Drug Investigation, Arson
Investigation, Internet Crimes, Interview and Interrogation School,
Hostage Training, DUI Detection, Cold Case Investigation,
Robbery/Burglary Investigation, Sex Crimes and Child Abuse
From 1979 to 1982 Detective
Knecht served in the
U.S. Marine Corp Infantry Division and attained the rank of Corporal
PATROLMAN DALE A. TRUSCOTT
Officer Truscott has been a member of the Moore Twp Police
Dept since 1994 and prior to that served with the Bath Borough
Police Dept from 1993 to 1995. Officer Truscott is the Moore
Twp Police Dept Firearms Instructor and Hostage Negotiator.
Officer Truscott has received training in Instructor of Handguns and
shotguns, Instructor in Specialty Impact Munitions (Less-Lethal),
Instructor in Pepper Spray Deployment and a Glock
1989 to 1995 served in the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves as a Heavy
Truck & Hummer Mechanic/Driver and attained the rank of Corporal
PATROLMAN THOMAS D. ROBERTS
Officer Roberts has been a member of the Moore Twp Police
Dept since 1999 and served with the Bushkill Twp Police Dept from
2000 to 2002. Officer Roberts has received training in Certified
Weights and Measures Enforcement, is the Department’s second
Accident Reconstructionist and is a certified ATV Instructor.
to 2002 Officer Roberts served in the U.S. Army Military Police Corp
and attained the rank of Specialist (E-4).
Officer Hunt has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept
since 2007. Officer Hunt
was initially hired in 2007 as a part time Officer then in August
2008 Officer Hunt was promoted to a full time position.
Officer Hunt has nearly 20 years of dedicated service the
Fire and Emergency Medical Field being a Life Member of the Blue
Valley Rescue Squad and a reserve Firefighter for the Washington Twp
Volunteer Fire Dept.
From 2005 to 2007 Officer Hunt was the Assistant Rescue Chief for
the Blue Valley Rescue Squad.
Officer Biechy has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept
since 2007. Officer
Biechy was initially hired as a part time Officer then in August of
2009 Officer Biechy was promoted to a full time position.
Officer Biechy is also a part time Police Officer with the
Nazareth Boro Police Dept since 2008.
Pysher has been a member of the Moore Twp Police Dept since 2008.
Officer Pysher was initially hired as a part time Officer
then in September of 2009 Officer Pysher was promoted to a full time
Police Officer. From
2000 to 2009 Officer Pysher worked for the Northampton County E911
Center as a Dispatcher for police, fire and EMS.
Officer Pysher is a life member of the East Bangor Volunteer
Fire Dept and was the East Bangor Fire Chief from 2001 to 2007.
Officer Pysher also is a member of the Lower Mt. Bethel Fire
From 1995 to 1999 Officer Pysher served in the U.S. Airforce
as a Munitions Specialist and attained the rank of Senior Airmen
The Moore Twp Police Dept maintains
approx five to seven part-time officer to help provide the most
efficient law enforcement service.