Chambersburg Police Dept.
116 South 2nd Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
CHIEF OF POLICE

The Chief of the Chambersburg Police Department is appointed by Borough Council and is the chief executive of the department.

As Chief of the Chambersburg Police Department, I am very pleased that you have chosen to visit our web site. I am proud of the tradition and service that our department provides to the citizens of Chambersburg.

We are a full service agency with many specialized units. The department is organized in the following manner:

  • Police Chief's Office
  • Patrol Division
  • Investigations Division
  • Records
PAST CHIEFS OF POLICE/HIGH CONSTABLES
  • 1803 to ?
  • 1813 to 1836
  • 1864 to 1865
  • 1865 to 1874
  • 1875 to 1875
  • 1875 to 1875
  • 1875 to 1877
  • 1877 to 1884
  • 1884 to 1886
  • 1886 to 1901
  • 1901 to 1902
  • 1902 to 1904
  • 1904 to 1906
  • 1906 to 1908
  • 1908 to 1910
  • 1910 to 1919
  • 1920 to 1958
  • 1959 to 1970
  • 1971 to 1983
  • 1983 to 2008
  • 2008 to Present
George Strite, High Constable
Robert Allison, High Constable
John Case/Caserman, High Constable
M.W. Houser, High Constable
G. Shearer Houser, High Constable
Christian Brandt, High Constable\
Peter Myers, High Constable
Charles Croft, Chief of Police
Adam H. Smith, Chief of Police
Casimir B. Kriechbaum, Chief of Police
James H. Mull, Chief of Police
Charles E. Evans, Chief of Police
Grafton M. Swisher, Chief of Police
Charles E. Evans, Chief of Police
Grafton M. Swisher, Chief of Police
Augustus Klenzing, Chief of Police
H.S. Byers, Chief of Police
J. Byers Schlichter, Chief of Police
William N. Johnston, Chief of Police
Michael T. DeFrank, Chief of Police
David J. Arnold, Chief of Police
Prior to 1803, law enforcement was provided by the Franklin County Sheriff starting with Sheriff Jerimiah Talbott.

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