Wilkes-Barre City Police Dept.

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The Wilkes-Barre City Police Department is comprised of Administration, Patrol, Investigation, and Support Services.

Mission Statement:

The Wilkes-Barre City Police Department is committed to work in concert with all residents, visitors, and businesses and to forever aim toward improving the quality of life in the city. While protecting life and property, we will not lose sight of being active and caring in our community, thereby fostering the important relationships that enable us to resolve community concerns and reduce crime.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Gwen Garrett Administrative Assistant to the Chief 570.208.4200 Extension 2
Chief Joseph Coffay Chief of Police 570.208.4200 Extension 2
Sergeant James Sheridan 570.208.6672