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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 local residents.  We are home to two different colleges, Lycoming College, in the east end of town, and The Pennsylvania College of Technology (a Penn State affiliate), which is located in the west end of town.  The Williamsport Bureau of Police is currently budgeted for fifty-two sworn police officers and four other 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, K-9 Corps 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.    

The mission of the Williamsport Bureau of Police is to ensure the safety and security of the community by providing exemplary law enforcement services.

The Williamsport Bureau of Police values the principles of honesty, integrity, honor, fairness, and respect in our interactions with those we serve. We are committed to achieving excellence in our services to our citizens through community-based, pro-active policing.


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 WISE Options for Women  Domestic Violence Services

The mission of the Wise Options Domestic Violence Program is to provide shelter, counseling, and advocacy services to abused partners and their children, to reduce violence and the impact of violence on their lives, and to provide education to the community about domestic violence.

 PA Megan's Law WEB Site

PA Megan’s Law Website

Pennsylvania's Megan's Law, 42 Pa.C.S. § 9799.1, requires the State Police to create and maintain a registry of persons who reside, work/carry on a vocation, or attend school in the Commonwealth and who have either been convicted of, entered a plea of guilty to, or adjudicated delinquent of certain sex offenses in Pennsylvania or another jurisdiction.

 Amber Alert

PA Amber Alert

The Pennsylvania Amber Alert Plan (PAAP) web site is utilized as an additional resource and tool when an Amber Alert Activation occurs.

 Criminal History

Criminal History Request

Its purpose is to better enable the public to obtain criminal history record checks. The repository was created and is maintained in accordance with Pennsylvania's Criminal History Information Act contained in Chapter 91 of Title 18, Crimes Code.


Click it or Ticket

Click It or Ticket (CIOT) is the most successful seat belt enforcement campaign ever, helping create the highest national seat belt usage rate of 83 percent.


PA Crime Stoppers

Call 1-800-4-PATIPS Callers remain anonymous.


Terrorism Tip line

You can make a difference in the fight against crime and terrorism. The Pennsylvania State Police encourages you to provide tips that will help law enforcement authorities do their job.

     Gregory Foresman

  • A crime is taking place
  • You feel threatened
  • When a Life is in danger
  • To report an accident

Non-Emergency Number
Lycoming County Communications Center
(570) 329-4066
  • You are a witness to a crime
  • File a complaint
  • You require Animal Control
  • Report an accident w/o injury

Drug Tip Hotline
Arson Hotline
(570) 327-7575
Records Bureau
  • Police reports
  • Accident reports
  • Background checks

Patrol Supervisor
  • General Information
  • Concern about incident
  • Commend an officer

Williamsport Area School District
School Resource Officer
Officer Jason Bolt
Contact Number:   323-8411 Xt 3378

District Court 29-1-01

District Court 29-1-02
(570)327-2275(Page III)

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