The mission of the Hermitage Police Department is to serve, protect, and enhance the quality of life of its citizens and all who work or visit here, through providing police services as well as the constitutional, ethical and impartial enforcement of Pennsylvania laws and City of Hermitage Ordinances with reasonableness and compassion.
Employees & Department
The Hermitage Police Department is headed by the Chief of Police, assisted by the deputy chief of operations and deputy chief of investigations, and consists of 28 full-time officers and 3 full-time clerical personnel. The Department is located at 800 North Hermitage Road in the ground level of the Hermitage Municipal Building. It provides full police services 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Services include uniformed patrol, traffic enforcement, juvenile and criminal investigation, crime prevention programs, and the up keeping of criminal history records.
Equipment & Training
The department houses a crime/evidence laboratory and a fully-equipped crime scene processing van, and uses laptop computers in patrol vehicles for records access and report writing. Officers are highly trained, with certified specialists in areas such as traffic accident investigation/reconstruction, crime scene processing, evidence testing, firearms use and qualification, crime prevention, criminal investigation and hostage negotiation among others.
When in need of police response, call 911. This number is for anytime you need a police officer to respond to your home or business. The 911 office is located in Mercer with the capability of identifying the address and phone number from which you are calling. This service is called Enhanced 911 and is paid in part each month as a special charge on your telephone.
If there is an after hour administrative question that will not require a police officer response, you can call 724-662-6110 and speak to an employee of the 911 center. To contact the administrative offices of the Hermitage police department, you can call the Police Department between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.