City of Lancaster - Bureau of Police
City of Lancaster - Bureau of Police

City police that is responsible for enforcing all laws and ordinances.

Community Policing and Crime Prevention: Occurs within 12 districts of the City of Lancaster. Community police officers will act as a liaison between community leaders and police and work to solve problems specific to their neighborhoods.

Services beyond those of normal enforcement procedures include:
- Participation in school workshops
- Community resource programs
- Safety programs for students
- Counseling, upon request, for students considered at risk for legal involvement

Animal Law Enforcement: City Dog Law Enforcement Officer picks up stray dogs and other animals, enforces city animal control regulations and investigates incidents involving animal bites.

Issues temporary no parking signs.

Issuing business licenses: For pawnbrokers, antique or second-hand dealers, junk dealers or recycling centers, vendors or peddlers and transient merchants

39 West Chestnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Available to the public
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 24 hours
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 735-3453 Animal Control
  • (717) 664-1180 Non-Emergency
  • (717) 735-3372 Crime Prevention
  • (800) 322-1913 Crime Stoppers
  • (717) 735-3300 Administration
  • (717) 735-3487 Fax
  • (800) 422-1380 Other
Intake Procedure: Telephone, walk-in, website
Fee Amounts: None
Service Contact: 717-735-3300 Administrative
  • Animal Control
  • Business Registration/Licensing
  • Community Crime Prevention Programs
  • Crime Investigation
  • Cruelty to Animals Investigation
  • General Crime Reporting
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Personal Safety Education
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City of Lancaster - Bureau of Police
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