Penn State University Police – Schuylkill
Administration Building, Room 6
200 University Drive
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
Police Services Phone Numbers
EMERGENCY (Police, Fire, Ambulance): 911
This number will put you in contact with the Schuylkill County 911 Center. The dispatcher will be able to obtain the necessary information and relay that information to the appropriate agencies (Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services) concering your emergency. While keeping in mind this number is truly for emergencies, it is
always best to err on the side of caution. If you are in doubt, please do not hesitate to call 911.
NON-EMERGENCY County Dispatch: 570-628-3792
Dispatching for Police Services is handled through the Schuylkill County 911 Center. This number will put you in touch with a dispatcher who will obtain your information, the nature of the call and relay that information by radio to the officer on duty. This number is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Callers may call the office at anytime. Voice mail is available if the officer on duty
is not in the office.
The Department of Police Services is staffed with sworn police officers charged with the responsibility of providing a safe environment to the campus community and its visitors. Patrick J. Carroll, Chief of Police, is responsible for the coordination of Penn State Schuylkill’s Police Services. Penn State Schuylkill employs a full-service Police department staffed with state-certified Police Officers who are on duty 24 hours a day while students are in residence. These Police Officers are responsible for the enforcement of all traffic laws (PA motor vehicle code), Commonwealth criminal codes, and upholding University policies and regulations.
Police utilize vehicle and foot patrol to insure the safety and well being of all at Penn State Schuylkill. In addition to patrol and code enforcement duties, our police provide training and assistance on crime prevention and provide calls for service on campus such as property engraving, vehicle assistance (vehicle lock out and battery jumpstart), and walking escorts. Campus residents having any concerns regarding campus safety and / or security should report their concerns to Police Services. Where the problems need immediate attention (assaults, thefts, suspicious activity, etc.), Police Services should be contacted immediately in order that appropriate action can be initiated. Any follow-up investigations will be conducted by Police Services.