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Familiar face to lead new police department

Published On: Aug 01 2012 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 02 2012 06:59:41 PM EDT

A newly created police department will have a familiar face at its helm.

MAXATAWNY TWP., Pa. -

A newly created police department will have a familiar face at its helm.

Officials in Maxatawny Twp., Berks Co., have tapped Roger Heins to be the township's new police chief.

Heins is currently the chief of the Berks Lehigh Regional Police Department, which will be disbanding later this year.

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The new Maxatawny force will also contract to Topton and Lyons, Heins said..