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The City of Williamsport is the county seat for Lycoming County located in north central Pennsylvania. The city encompasses approximately nine square miles and is home to approximately thirty thousand local residents. We are home to two different colleges, Lycoming College, in the east end of town, and The Pennsylvania College of Technology (a Penn State affiliate), which is located in the west end of town. The Williamsport Bureau of Police is currently budgeted for fifty-two sworn police officers and four other civilian personnel.

We are an outstanding law enforcement agency that is known for our professionalism and outstanding career opportunities. The Williamsport Bureau of Police offers unique opportunities that many other departments in our area cannot offer, regardless of their size. Current specialty units within our department consist of the Police Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Vice Narcotics Unit, and Special Response Team. Our department is known throughout the law enforcement community for its exceptional performance and professionalism. We enjoy an excellent working relationship with many local, State and Federal agencies throughout Pennsylvania.

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Most Wanted

PO Jason Dockey is the Williamsport Bureau of Police Liaison with the United States Marshall’s Service. Officer Dockey is part of a cooperative effort between the Unites States Marshall’s Service and the Williamsport Bureau of Police which utilizes investigative efforts offered to law enforcement through the local/state/federal levels.  The cooperative effort then involves the use of multiple law enforcement agencies also on the local/state/federal level.  With the available network of agencies and the investigative tools available through the cooperative effort, fugitives are tracked down, located and apprehended. If you have information on any wanted person featured by the Williamsport Bureau of Police contact Officer Jason Dockey at 570-279-7557.

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Williamsport, PA 17701