New police chief for Borough of Conshohocken

During the February 3rd meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council, David Lennon was sworn in as the new chief of police for the Borough of Conshohocken, Lennon, who has served the borough as a police officer for 23 years, was initially named as the acting chief of police in July 2023 following the retirement of Chief George Metz.

“As Chief, I will continue to dedicate my time, resources, and knowledge to further develop our staff and our department to better serve the residents, businesses, and guests of Conshohocken, ” shared Lennon. “I look forward to engaging with residents routinely and at our many events to discuss our role within the community, and I will continue to enhance the goals of our elected officials. It truly is an honor to serve the Conshohocken Borough community.”

Lennon has bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in criminal justice administration from St. Joseph’s University. He is also a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command and an Eagle Scout.

Photo: Borough of Conshohocken. Pictured is Lennon (center) with officers from the Conshohocken Police Department and former Chief of Police Michael Orler (2009-2018) (left of Lennon) and the current chiefs of Whitemarsh and Plymouth Townships Christopher Ward (third from right) and John Myrsiades (second from right).