About the Lancaster City Bureau of Police

On behalf of the Lancaster City Bureau of Police, I welcome you to our web site. Our department began in 1865. Since then, many men and women have proudly served our great city by joining the ranks of a well-respected police force. Our sworn and civilian employees are devoted to serving the diverse communities of Lancaster. The mission of the Lancaster Bureau of Police is to provide outstanding service with professionalism and integrity. Our motto is straightforward: Duty, honor, courage and commitment.

In 2015, our department will continue to build on the many successful partnerships already created with our citizens, various community organizations, business leaders, clergy and other groups. We also look to forming many new and challenging relationships in the upcoming years.

This year we have started many new programs, including the Citizen’s Police Academy, the Police Cadet Program.  We have also joined forces with the Mix at Harbor Place to open the very first Police Athletic League (PAL) in Lancaster.

Our success can only be measured by the level of confidence and support that we receive from Lancaster's proud citizens. This can only happen when all residents obtain a decent quality of life.

Help us reach our goal!

Keith R. Sadler
Chief of Police