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Effective, September 2, 2014, accident reports are now available online.  There is a fee of $15 or you can obtain an accident report in person at the police station Monday-Friday between 8:30am-4:30pm for the same fee of $15. Click on the website below for a direct link.
 

 

304 South State Street (Basement Level)
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

EMERGENCIES! CALL 911

PHONE: 570. 587.3026 (Non-emergency)

E-Mail: clarkssummitpolice@comcast.net

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The Clarks Summit Police are collecting new,      unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots.  Your donation can be dropped off at the Borough Police Department.  Thank you for your support. (Pictured above, Officer Eric Williams)

 

 

 

CLARKS SUMMIT BOROUGH'S POLICE CHIEF CHRIS YARNS BEING SWORN IN BY MAYOR PATTY LAWLER

 

Clarks Summit Borough Police Department's has a Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer. The officer has received special training to inspect Commercial Motor Vehicles and is responsible for the enforcement of State and Federal laws and regulations pertaining to their operation and required equipment while operating within Clarks Summit Borough or assisting other agencies. Commercial Motor Vehicle enforcement is a necessary component of the overall safety of the motoring public. The goal of Commercial Motor Vehicle enforcement is the elimination of motor vehicle accidents involving Commercial Motor Vehicles through enforcement, education, and cooperative effort with area Motor Carriers.

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Did you know.......The Clarks Summit Police are committed to preventing children's injuries and deaths in vehicle crashes by educating our community on how to safely transport children. 

Parents and caregivers are encouraged to learn how to properly install a car seat or booster seat in their vehicle.  Contact us today at 587-3026 to make an appointment!

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 7, 2014

Judge James Gibbons swearing in Clarks Summit Police Chief Chris Yarns at the May Borough Council Meeting.  Pictured to the right is Chief Yarns, his wife Amy Yarns and their 4 children, Council President Gerrie Carey,  and Judge Gibbons


THE CLARKS SUMMIT BOROUGH CHIEF OF POLICE
Chris Yarns 


FULL TIME POLICE OFFICERS

Edward Orzalek
Robert Shedlock
Eric Williams
 
PART TIME POLICE OFFICERS
Robert Reese
Michael Frezzolini
Paul Graham
Robert Hopkins
Leonard Harvey
Patrick Gibbons
Kevin Yetkowski
Kenneth James
Angelo Rulolfi
Joe Laguzzi
Full time Police Officers of the Borough are hired in accordance with the State and Borough's Civil Service regulations. Sworn by the Mayor, these Officers are hired by Borough Council.
Part time Police Officers of the Borough are sworn by the Mayor, these Officers are hired by Borough Council. All Part Time Police Officers are state Act 120 qualified, and receive annual update and firearms training.
BOROUGH MAYOR
Patricia Lawler

The Borough Mayor is charged, by state law, with
the administrative control of the Police Department.

POLICE DEPARTMENT CLERK
Mrs. Barbara Blackledge

She has served with the Department for over twenty
years and resides in the Borough of Clarks Summit.

ROLE AND DUTIES

The Clarks Summit Borough Police Department provides policing services to the Borough 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Department is charged with the enforcement of Pennsylvania motor vehicle laws, and criminal statutes, the Department enforces (with some exceptions) the Borough's Ordinances. Additionally, the Police Officers provide routine patrol duties and accident investigation. Usually, the first to arrive at an emergency scene, the Police Officers provide "first responder" services, until other emergency service units arrive "on-scene."

The Department provides other public policing services, which include, but are not limited to, investigating resident complaints, responding to alarms, enforcement of the Borough's parking meters, assisting county, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

The Department also participates in County wide enforcement programs, to include D.U.I. Enforcement, Narcotics investigation/enforcement and Emergency Response (S.W.A.T.).

PAST POLICE CHIEFS AND POLICE COMMISSIONERS

Leonard Smallacomb/Police Commissioner

Donald Bunnell/Chief of Police

Tony Perry/Police Commissioner 1977 - 1981

James H. Rosencrance/Chief of Police 1982 - 1984

SGT Paul McAndrew/Officer In Charge Aug 1984 - Aug 1985

James Warden/Chief of Police Aug 1985 - Oct 1987

William Stout/Chief of Police Sept 1987 - Nov 1989

Robert Fetherman/Chief of Police Dec 1989 - Dec 1990

Robert Fetherman/Officer In Charge Dec 1990 - Jun 1991

Wesley Dunn/Chief of Police Jun 1991 - Jan 1995

Robert Fetherman/Officer In Charge Jan 1994 - May 1994

Louis Vitale/Officer In Charge May 1994 - May 1995

Richard W. Armbrust/Chief of Police May 1995 - Jul 2000

Louis Vitale/Officer In Charge Jul 2000 - Dec 2000

William M. Gilhooley/Chief of Police 11 Dec 2000 - 02 Jun 2001

Robert Shedlock/Officer In Charge Jun 2001 - 31 Dec 2001

Joseph J. English/Chief of Police Jan 2002 - 29 Dec 2004

Louis Vitale/Chief of Police Oct 2005 - April 2012

Chris Yarns/Officer In Charge April 2012 - January 2013

Joseph Laguzzi/Chief of Police January 2013-October 2013

Chris Yarns/Officer in Charge - October 2013 - April 2014

Chris Yarns/Chief of Police-April 2014-present