History

The Chambersburg Police Department was established by Ordinance dated January 16th, 1818. The ordinance provided that four men be employed to "watch and patrol the streets of Chambersburg, to guard the property of the inhabitants,as far as in their power, from incendiaries, thieves and plunderers and to arrest all vagrants and night walkers found on the streets and also call the hours".

 RETIREES THAT YOU MAY RUN ACROSS IN YOUR TRAVELS

  • Gary Baker
  • Bernard Clopper
  • Matthew Grabowski
  • Robert Kean
  • John Kriner
  • Glenn Manns
  • Chief Michael T. DeFrank
  • David L. Michaels
  • Dana L. Kauffman
  • John H. Phillippy
  • Walter C. Bietsch
  • Scott A. Mummert
  • George Mayer
  • Norman McCleary
  • Richard A. Swartz
  • Richard North
  • Larry Ott
  • Richard Pryor
  • Slyvester Robinson
  • Butch Thomas
  • Michael R. Rosenberry
  • Dianne R. Kelso
  • Robert D. Peterson Jr.
  • Brian T. MacDonald

PAST OFFICERS WHO ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

  • Lowell F. Kiser 
  • Mark Christman
  • Jack T. Brown
  • Chief H.S. Byers
  • Herbie Clugston
  • David Dennik
  • James Eger 
  • Chris Haldeman 
  • Earl Hershey
  • Chief William Johnson
  • Chauncey Lemaster
  • Ralph S. North
  • Charlie Miller
  • Kenneth E. Morris 
  • Theodore A. Ransom 
  • Kenneth Rife
  • William W. Robertson Jr.
  • Chief Jay Byers Schlichter 
  • Clarence Senseny
  • Joseph Wrobleski