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.