Question: What hours is the police department open?
Answer: The police department is operational twenty-four hours a day, seven days per week, every day of the year. However, police clerks only provide counter service between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Borough Building is closed for counter service on all legal holidays.
Question: What number do I call if I need a police officer to respond to any situation?
Answer: Too oftencitizens call the police department to report incidents that need a police response. The Borough of Berwick Police Department police clerks do not dispatch calls for service. Only the 911 Center dispatches calls for service. Calling the Berwick Police Department when you need an officer only slows down the response time. Always call 911 for any emergency. When citizens are requesting a police response for non-emergencies they should call (570) 784-6300.
Question: Can I report anonymously?
Yes. Citizens may report anonymously when they call the 911 Center and the Borough of Berwick Police Department. Citizens may report anonymous narcotics tips at: email@example.com
Question: How do I get a copy of a police report for my insurance company?
Answer: Request that your insurance company contact the police department. This will expedite the situation if the department deals directly with the insurance company, thus saving citizens time and work.
Question: What if the insurance company requests that I provide the report?
Answer: Reports are available at the police department. See a police clerk between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Borough Building is closed for counter service on all legal holidays. Accident reports cost $15.
Question: Where do I pay a parking ticket?
Answer: Near the main entrance to the police department is a parking ticket box. Citizens can place the ticket with exact change in the box or see the police clerk.
Question: Where do I pay a traffic citation issued to me by Berwick Police?
Answer: A traffic citation should be paid within 10 days and mailed to: Magisterial District Court (26-3-02), 339 West Front Street Berwick, PA 18603.
Question: Does the police department do fingerprinting services?
Answer: No. Fingerprinting is now done at the Columbia County Prison.