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SHAMOKIN POLICE DEPARTMENT

511 North Franklin Street
Shamokin  PA  17872
Edward M. Griffiths - Chief of Police
Telephone: (570) 648-5708
Fax: (570) 648-5700

A full-time department, staffed 24 hours a day, the Shamokin Police Department is commanded by Edward M. Griffiths Chief of Police.  The chief has overall responsibility for all divisions.  The Department currently consists of eleven sworn officers including the chief, two special officers, and one civilian employee.  The department has always been known for staying up to date and changing with the times and needs of the community.  There are many officers within the department trained as tactical officers, crime scene investigators, narcotics enforcement officers, bike patrol officers, crime scene photographers, accident reconstruction specialists, arson investigators, and polygraph examiner to name a few.  All officers are trained in hazardous material recognition and identification, first aid, CPR and AED, and five officers are certified emergency medical technicians.  The department also takes part in and sponsors many community activities such as National Night Out, Bicycle Safety, "Eddie the Eagle" gun safety, D.A.R.E. program, Take 25, Community Movie Night, Stranger Danger, Holloween Safety, finger printing services, and toys for tots.

Front Row L to R Cpl Darve Tobias, Cpl Bryan Primerano, Chief Edward Griffiths, Mayor George Rozinskie Jr., Cpl. Jarrod Scandle, Clerk Jillian Bright. Back Row L to R Ptl Scott Weaver, Special Officer Norman Lukoski, Ptl Raymond Siko, Ptl William Miner, Ptl Willaim Zalinski,  Ptl Mark Costa, Ptl Shane Mowery, Ptl Nathan Rhodes, Special Officer Robert Searls

       

IN MEMORY
Corporal David W. Witmer

End of Watch: Sunday, November 13, 1983

Gunned down when he answered a mutual aid call from Zerbe Township Police Department.  Corporal Witmer was the first Shamokin Police Officer killed in the line of duty.

Officer Down Memorial Page Remembers...

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SHAMOKIN FIRE BUREAU

The Shamokin Fire Bureau is a volunteer organization overseen by Director R. Craig Rhoades and Fire Chief Robert Wolfe. The bureau is comprised of five fire companies and an Emergency/Rescue Squad.  The director and fire chief coordinate the city's emergency management plan and ensure the fire bureau's fleet is fully operational and capable of responding to any emergency situation in a moment's notice.

Shamokin Fire Bureau Chiefs

 

L to R Fire Commissioner R. Craig Rhoades, Battalion Chief Bruce Rogers, Fire Chief Robert Wolfe, Assistant Chief John Klembara, Deputy Chief Jason Zimmerman


Shamokin Fire Bureau Companies

Friendship Fire Company #1
Rock & Chestnut Streets
Shamokin,   PA   17872
Telephone: (570) 648-0751

Liberty Fire Company #2
211 East Sunbury Street
Shamokin,   PA   17872
Telephone: (570) 648-1201

Rescue Fire Company #3
 Lincoln & Liberty Streets
Shamokin,   PA   17872
Telephone: (570) 648-0931

Independence Fire Association #4
Market & Arch Streets
Shamokin,   PA   17872
 Telephone: (570) 648-1151

West End Fire Company #5
 316 West Pine Street
Shamokin,   PA   17872
Telephone: (570) 648-2109

Shamokin Emergency and Rescue Squad
511 North Franklin Street  Middle Suite
Shamokin,   PA   17872

 

 

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