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Lancaster, Pennsylvania Jail and Mugshot Information

Lancaster is a city in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.4 square miles (19 sq. km). The City of Lancaster had a population of approximately 59,708 in the year 2017.

The mayor of Lancaster, Pennsylvania is Danene Sorace. Danene Sorace can be contacted at (717) 291-4701.

Danene Sorace, Mayor
City of Lancaster
120 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 291-4701
Fax: 717-291-4722
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Lancaster City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Lancaster, Pennsylvania was 461.2, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 268 registered sex offenders living in Lancaster, Pennsylvania as of February 19, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Lancaster to the number of sex offenders is 224 to 1.

There were an estimated 2,529 total crimes per 100,000 people in Lancaster, 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 Lancaster is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Lancaster, there were an estimated 530 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 1,999 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is higher 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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania:

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster is 56% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.7 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster.
  • Lancaster is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lancaster you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lancaster has decreased by 4%.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania Police Station Information

Lancaster Police Department

The Lancaster Police Department has 167 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 70,000 people.

Lancaster Police Department
39 West Chestnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 735-3300 (Administrative)
Non Emergencies: (717) 664-1180
Fax: (717) 291-4887

Lancaster Police Dept

Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office

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

Christopher R. Leppler, Sheriff
Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office
50 North Duke Street
P.O. Box 83480
Lancaster, PA 17608
Email: lepplerc@co.lancaster.pa.us
Phone: (717) 299-8200
Fax: (717) 295-3656
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Lancaster County Sheriff

Lancaster County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Lancaster County Jail
625 E. King St.
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: (717) 299-7800
Phone: (717) 299-7809 (Work Release)
Fax: (717) 299-7813
Email: prisonmail@co.lancaster.pa.us

Lancaster Jail Visitations
Lancaster County Jail

Police Records Request in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Police records can be obtained from the Records Division of the Lancaster Police Department during normal business hours. The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Records Department
Lancaster Police Department
39 West Chestnut Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 735-3300 (Administrative)
Non Emergencies: (717) 664-1180
Fax: (717) 291-4887

Lancaster Police Records

Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s Public Records Request Form. Any person who want inspect or copy the public records of the City of Lancaster shall make a request or complete a written application, Public Records Request Form, for such records at the Open Records Officer/City Manager’s Office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays. The application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the Open Records Officer/City Manager’s Office.

Lancaster Public Records Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Office of the Open Records Officer/City Manager
City of Lancaster
120 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: 717-291-3556
Fax: 717-291-4722
Email: cityopenrecords@cityoflancasterpa.com
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Lancaster Public Records

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