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Pottsville, Pennsylvania Jail and Mugshot Information

Pottsville is a city in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.17 square miles (10.79 sq. km). The City of Pottsville had a population of approximately 13,625 in the year 2017.

The mayor of Pottsville, Pennsylvania is James T. Muldowney. James T. Muldowney can be contacted by email at mayor@city.pottsville.pa.us.

James T. Muldowney, Mayor
City of Pottsville
City Hall, Third floor
401 North Center Street
Pottsville, PA 17901-1330
Phone: (570) 622-1234
Email: mayor@city.pottsville.pa.us
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Pottsville City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Pottsville, Pennsylvania was 238.3, higher than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 276.7. According to research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Pottsville, Pennsylvania as of February 22, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Pottsville to the number of sex offenders is 332 to 1.

There were an estimated 322 total crimes per 100,000 people in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Pennsylvania which has 1,963 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Pottsville is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Pottsville, there were an estimated 63 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 259 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 Pottsville, Pennsylvania:

  • The overall crime rate in Pottsville is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.47 daily crimes that occur in Pottsville.
  • Pottsville is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pottsville you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pottsville has increased by 5%.

Pottsville, Pennsylvania Police Station Information

Pottsville Police Department

The Pottsville Police Department has 29 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 16,603 people.

Richard Wojciechowsky, Chief of Executive Officer
Pottsville Police Department
401 North Center Street
Pottsville, PA 17901-1330
Email: policechief@city.pottsville.pa.us
Phone: (570) 622-1234
Fax: (570) 622-3524
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Pottsville Police Dept

Schuylkill County Sheriff’s Office

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

Joseph G. Groody, Sheriff
Schuylkill County Sheriff’s Office
401 North Second Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: (570) 628-1440
Fax: (570) 628-1014
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Schuylkill County Sheriff

Schuylkill County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Schuylkill County Jail
230 Sanderson St
Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: (570) 628-1450

Police Records Request in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Police records can be obtained from the Records Division of the Pottsville Police Department during normal business hours. Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) Request to the Pottsville Bureau of Police. All RTKL requests for police records must be in writing. Each request must identify or describe the records sought with sufficient specificity to enable the Pottsville Bureau of Police to ascertain which records are being requested.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Merideth Hannan, Right to Know Law Officer/Mayor’s Secretary
City of Pottsville
401 North Centre Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
Email: mhannan@city.pottsville.pa.us
Phone: 570-622-1234 Ext 316
Fax: 570-628-4222

Pottsville Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) Request

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