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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Jail and Mugshot Information

Wilkes-Barre is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.31 square miles (18.93 sq. km). The City of Wilkes-Barre had a population of approximately 40,806 in the year 2017.

The mayor of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is Anthony G. George. Anthony G. George can be contacted at (570) 208-4158.

Anthony G. George, Mayor
City of Wilkes-Barre
4th Floor, City Hall
40 East Market Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: (570) 208-4158
Fax: (570) 208-4101
Hours: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Wilkes-Barre City Mayor

In 2014, the crime-index in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was 323.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 287.4. According to research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania as of February 26, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Wilkes-Barre to the number of sex offenders is 549 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,352 total crimes per 100,000 people in Wilkes-Barre, 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 Wilkes-Barre is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Wilkes-Barre, there were an estimated 251 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 1,101 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 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania:

  • The overall crime rate in Wilkes-Barre is 22% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.16 daily crimes that occur in Wilkes-Barre.
  • Wilkes-Barre is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilkes-Barre you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilkes-Barre has not changed.

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Police Station Information

Wilkes-Barre Police Department

The Wilkes-Barre Police Department has 80 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 47,000 people.

Joseph Coffay, Chief of Police
Wilkes-Barre Police Department
15 N. Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Phone: (570) 208-4207 (Chief)
Fax: (570) 208-4209
Emergency: 911

Wilkes-Barre Police Dept

Luzerne County Sheriff’s Office

The Luzerne County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Brian Szumski, Sheriff
Luzerne County Sheriff’s Office
200 N River Street
Courthouse, Basement Level
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: (570) 825-1651
Fax: (570) 825-1849
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Sheriff’s Office – Hazleton Annex
100 W Broad Street
Suite 110
Hazleton, PA 18202
Phone: (570) 459-6545
Fax: (570) 459-6548
Emergency: 911
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Luzerne County Sheriff

Luzerne County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Luzerne County Corrections Facility
Water Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: (570) 829-7741
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Luzerne Jail Visitations
Luzerne Jail Visitations
Luzerne County Jail

Police Records Request in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

We have not found any police records information on Wilkes-Barre. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the Open Records Officer. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s Right To Know Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

Right To Know Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Gary P. Hinkson, Open Records Officer
Office of the Open Records Officer
City of Wilkes-Barre
40 East Market Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: 570.208.4155
Fax: 570.208.4153

Wilkes-Barre City Open Records

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