At this week’s meeting of the Parks Township board of supervisors, members voted to have a Pennsylvania Dept. of Community and Economic Development (DCED) study done on the feasibility of Parks Township joining a regional police department with Leechburg.

Supervisors’ Vice Chairman Mary Ralston said officials from Parks Township, North Apollo, Apollo and Kiskiminetas Township were invited to a meeting with Leechburg officials on Nov. 9 about the possibility of forming a new, joint regional police department with Leechburg.

Anne Cloonan is a staff reporter for the Leader Times. She can be reached at 724-543-1303, ext. 1337, or