Police Department

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The City of McKeesport Police Department has 36 full time and 3 part time officers. It is one of the few departments in Allegheny County with its own Detective Bureau and Traffic Division.

The McKeesport Detective Bureau consists of four investigative divisions: Juvenile, Narcotics, Computer Crimes, and Criminal.

Police officer talks to group of kids

The department has an active Crime Prevention Program including D.A.R.E., river rescue, C.O.P.S., and K-9 programs. At any given time, the Patrol Division has six to ten on duty in vehicles throughout the city, with a Lieutenant and Sergeant in charge of each shift.


The McKeesport Police Department's mission commits to a standard of excellence in both quality and quantity of police services offered to the community. These services include deterrence of crime, investigation of crimes committed, prosecution of violators, and actively pursuing the cooperation of every resident in an effort to create a police/community partnership sensitive to the multitude of cultures that make up the human fabric of our community.

The badge is a symbol of public trust, and we wear ours with great pride. With this in mind, we realize it is incumbent upon each of us to adhere to a higher ethical standard to maintain the confidence of our community.

To report an incident that is not an emergency or for other police department inquiries, contact us at 412-675-5015.