About the Carlisle Police Department

Mission Statement
The mission of the Carlisle Police Department is to protect lives, property, and rights of all people.

Through service, integrity, courage, and partnership with our community, we seek to make the Borough of Carlisle a safe place to live, work, and visit.
The Carlisle Police Department will hold firm to its motto: "Fiat Justitia", which is Latin for "Let Justice Be Done".

General Information
The Carlisle Police Department is located at 240 Lincoln Street in Carlisle.

The front lobby of the Department is open from 7:00 AM until 6:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday. There is an after-hours call box located at the front of the station to the right of the main doors.

In the case of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

Police Department Q & A
At the June 3, 2020 Carlisle Borough Workshop meeting, representatives from the Carlisle Police Department gave a presentation to the public and Borough Council. The presentation can be viewed via the Borough of Carlisle's YouTube channel 

Prior to and during the meeting a number of questions were asked, which have been compiled in this document. Since the June meeting, Borough staff has thoroughly researched each of the questions and provided answers in this document. UPDATE: A second part of the Q&A has been added. You can read it here.

If you do not see a specific question that you believe was posed, please be assured that questions and accompanying answers will be addressed and added to this document on a regular basis, along with any new questions posed since the June 2020 meeting.

The Borough of Carlisle sincerely appreciates the engagement received as part of this process and looks forward to continuing to share information as requested.

The Carlisle Police Department's Crimewatch website includes recent press releases and current wanted persons. This website is best viewed using Google Chrome.

Social Media
You can also like the Carlisle Police Department on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. While you can communicate with the department via these sites, you still need to dial 9-1-1 for an emergency and 717-243-4121 for criminal matters.

Let Justice Be Done
Carlisle. PA 17013
+ 717 243 5252 FRONT LOBBY M-F 7:00AM - 6:00PM, WEEKENDS 9:00AM - 5:00PM