Message from the Chief:

As Chief of Police, I join with all members of the Scranton Police Department in welcoming you to our web site. The dedicated women and men who serve as Scranton Police Officers take great pride in providing you, with the highest level of police services possible. I encourage you to take the time to browse our web site so you can  fully appreciate the quality level of services we provide.

The City of Scranton is a city with a growing, diverse, and vibrant population that is well known as a great place to raise a family. We are fortunate to have an abundance of active and caring neighborhood and community leaders who have worked hard with us to develop effective partnerships. As a result, we are and will continue to be a safe City.

Thank you for visiting our web site.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Scranton Police Department is to protect and preserve life and property; to understand and serve the needs of the Scranton Neighborhoods and to improve the quality of life by maintaining order, recognizing and resolving community problems, and apprehending criminals.

Vision statement:

The Scranton Police Department will strive to excel through innovative leadership, accountability, and a commitment to a high level of service. We are and will continue to be committed to providing the highest level of service and protection to the City of Scranton. We will continue to succeed at our obligations, due to the professionalism of dedicated officers and civilian personnel, modern proactive policing practices, and enthusiastic community involvement. The Department will remain dedicated to identifying existing and emerging needs and to developing problem-solving solutions to address them.