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.