Frequently Asked Questions


Yes.  If you are a victim and have reported a crime to the Chambersburg Police Department, you can get a limited copy of that report by coming to the police station, located at 116 S Second St., between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.  A fee of $20 applies.

If you have been in a vehicle accident, within the Borough of Chambersburg, which was deemed reportable by Pen Dot Standards, you can obtain a copy of the accident report.  Simply come to the police station between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.  A fee of $15 applies.

If you are the victim of mental or physical abuse, report this to the police immediately.  Although the police cannot get you a PFA, they can direct you to Women in Need (WIN), who can assist with that process.  If you would rather call WIN directly, dial 717-264-4444.

If you live in the Chambersburg Borough and want to speak with an officer regarding a crime or concern, simply dial 717-263-1611.  This will put you in touch with a dispatcher, who will then promptly send an officer to your home.  If you would rather talk by phone, call the same number and tell the dispatcher you would like an officer to call you.  The dispatcher will gather the needed information, for an officer to give you a call back.

If you live outside the Borough of Chambersburg and want to speak with a Chambersburg Police Officer, regarding an incident that took place inside the Borough of Chambersburg, call 717-261-1633.  This will put you in touch with a dispatcher, who will gather the necessary information for an officer to give you a call back.  If you want to speak with the police about an incident that occurred outside the Borough of Chambersburg, call the Pennsylvania State Police, at 717-264-5161

If you have an emergency, dial 911

Yes.  If you live within the Borough of Chambersburg or your employer is within the Borough of Chambersburg.  Simply come to the police station (116 S Second St.) between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, with a blank fingerprint card, given to you by your employer and a valid photo identification.  A fee of $20 applies.

Adminitrative phone number 717-264-4131

Non-emergency dispatch number 717-263-1611

Emergency number  911