February 10, 2014
The City of Williamsport has immediate openings for the position of police officer.
The City of Williamsport is the county seat for Lycoming County located in north central Pennsylvania. The city encompasses approximately nine square miles and is home to approximately thirty thousand residents. We are home to two colleges, Lycoming College and Pennsylvania College of Technology (a Penn State affiliate). The Williamsport Bureau of Police is currently budgeted for forty-nine sworn police officers and four civilian personnel.
We are an outstanding law enforcement agency that is known for our professionalism and outstanding career opportunities. The Williamsport Bureau of Police offers unique opportunities that many other departments in our area cannot offer, regardless of their size. Current specialty units within our department consist of the Police Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Vice Narcotics Unit, and Special Response Team. Our department is known throughout the law enforcement community for its exceptional performance and professionalism. We enjoy an excellent working relationship with many local, State and Federal agencies throughout Pennsylvania.
High professional standards and a history rich in tradition are the hallmarks of the Williamsport Bureau of Police. Progress and evolution are paramount for the department and our officers, especially in regard to training, professional development, technology and equipment.
As Chief of Police, I challenge each of you to look within yourself and picture the person that you want to become, strive for that greatness and excel during your quest to become one of Williamsport’s Finest.
Chief of Police