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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Jail and Mugshot Information

Harrisburg is a city in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.86 square miles (30.73 sq. km). The City of Harrisburg had a population of approximately 49,192 in the year 2017.

The mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is Eric Papenfuse. Eric Papenfuse can be contacted at (717) 255-3040 and by email at

Eric Papenfuse, Mayor
City of Harrisburg
10 N. 2nd St., Suite 202
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 255-3040
Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Harrisburg City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was 506.6, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 286.7. According to research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 580 registered sex offenders living in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania as of February 18, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Harrisburg to the number of sex offenders is 85 to 1.

There were an estimated 2,058 total crimes per 100,000 people in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This rate is higher than the average in the state of Pennsylvania which has 1,963 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Harrisburg is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Harrisburg, there were an estimated 564 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Pennsylvania is 313 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 1,494 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Pennsylvania average of 1,649 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

  • The overall crime rate in Harrisburg is 54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.55 daily crimes that occur in Harrisburg.
  • Harrisburg is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Harrisburg you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Harrisburg has increased by 29%.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Police Station Information

Harrisburg Police Department

The Harrisburg Police Department has 175 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 53,000 people.

Thomas Carter, Police Commissioner
Harrisburg Police Department
123 Walnut St
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 558-6900
Emergency: 911
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Harrisburg Police Dept

Dauphin County Sheriff’s Office

The Dauphin County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Nicholas Chimienti Jr., Sheriff
Dauphin County Sheriff’s Office
Dauphin County Courthouse – 1st Floor
Room 104
101 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 780-6590
Fax: (717) 780-6557

Dauphin County Sheriff

Dauphin County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Dauphin County Prison
501 Mall Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Phone: (717) 780-6800

Dauphin Jail Visitations Rules
Dauphin Jail Visitations
Dauphin County Jail

Police Records Request in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

We have not found any police records information on Harrisburg. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. Any person who want inspect or copy the public records of the City of Harrisburg shall make a request or complete a written application for such records at the office of the City Clerk during regular office hours, except during legal holidays. The application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk’s office.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Office of the City Clerk
City of Harrisburg
10 N. 2nd St Suite 305
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 255-3060
Fax: (717) 255-3081

Harrisburg City Clerk

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