Police Department


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Bradley P. Hare

Chief of Police


Sunbury Police Department

337 Arch St
Sunbury, PA 17801


Tel: 570-286-4584 (Office)

Tel: 570-988-4539 (non-emergency)

Fax: 570-286-6558

For Emergencies Dial: 911

Message from the Chief:

First and foremost I would like to welcome you and thank you for visiting the City of Sunbury. Our mission here at the Sunbury Police Department is to perform our duties and fulfill our responsibilities of enforcing the law, preserving the peace and providing effective police services with the intent of improving the quality of life for all citizens within our jurisdiction consistent with the goals and missions of the City of Sunbury and to perform as a team, while aspiring to achieve the highest ethical and moral standards by applying the values of courage, integrity, loyalty, and professionalism in every aspect of our profession.


Our five pillars for the department are Service to our Community, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Responsibility and Accountability, and Professionalism.  We strive to be the best we can be by following the mission and values of our department. We are the Guardians of the citizens of Sunbury and all visitors that pass through. 

A public service announcement from your Sunbury Police Department
Our officers are on patrol!

During regular patrols, officers will check buildings to ensure they are secure. Officers will leave a notification tag at your building to let you know they came by. If you have a business or other organization located in the City, please complete a Business Contact Form so an officer may contact you if needed. Email the completed form to bhare@sunburypa.org or send by mail to Sunbury Police Department, 440 Market Street, Sunbury PA 17801. This form is for law enforcement use only. Not for public release.

Victim Assistance

If you or someone you know has been a victim of a crime or domestic violence, please know that victims have rights and there is help available. Click here for a crime victim's information packet or go to www.pacrimevictims.com for more information.

Use of Force Policy

In any necessary use of force, all police department personnel shall only utilize the force necessary to affect lawful objectives. See the Police Chief's review of the Use of Force Policy here.

How to report a crime

You can help!  If you witness an incident,  or have information about an incident, please contact the police.

For emergencies 

Dial 911

For non-emergencies

Call 570-988-4539

Or use the Anonymous Tip Form