CURRENTS

                                                                        Berks County “Smart911” Program

 Berks County is now offering a free service called “Smart911”. This program allows you to register your household information with emergency dispatchers which will aid in the crew responding to your emergency. For instance, you could list emergency contacts or instructions on how best to enter your home or provide information about children or pets.  You can obtain more information or register by going to either of these cites www.berksdes.com or www.smart911.com.

                                                                          PennDOT Vehicle Registration

Act 89, which became law on November 25, 2013, provided for the elimination of registration stickers. Effective December 31, 2016, PennDOT will no longer issue registration stickers for placement on license plates. Motor vehicle owners are still required to maintain current registration, and must present their registration card to law enforcement when asked. Customers who renew their registration prior to December 31, 2016, will be issued a registration sticker with a 2017 or later expiration date. In addition, motor vehicle owners are not required to remove their registration sticker(s) once they are expired.


VACATION RESOURCES

If you are planning to go on vacation, see our checklist to make sure you take safety precautions.

Vacation Safety Checklist

If you would like to notify the Wyomissing Police Department that you will be away, please fill out the form below and bring it to the Wyomissing Police Department OR email the form to the police chief at JBiehl@wyopd.org

Wyomissing Police Department Vacation Notice Report

WANTED SUBJECTS

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Wyomissing Police Department
22 Reading Boulevard
Wyomissing, PA  19610

Emergencies:  9-1-1
To request a police officer: 9-1-1
Business Phone: 610-375-6102

County Radio for Police response: 610-375-6101
Business Office Hours: Monday through Friday 7AM- 3:30PM

David Y. Bausher, Mayor
Jeffrey R. Biehl, Chief of Police

The Wyomissing Police Department was formed circa 1914.  By 1918 the Department was under the command of the first Chief of Police.  Today, the Wyomissing Police Department is a progressive, community-oriented police agency, consisting of 23 sworn officers.  Our officers have an abundance of talent and expertise in specialized fields.  The Department has officers certified in forensic artistry, forensic hypnosis, accident reconstruction, arson investigation, motor carrier enforcement, range instructors, crime prevention, K-9, and evidence processing just to name a few.

With community service as our foundation, the Department through teamwork holds itself to the highest standards of perfection as we foster a sense of security in the community.


LEARN MORE ABOUT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT


MISSION STATEMENT OF THE WYOMISSING POLICE DEPARTMENT

We exist to serve all people within our jurisdiction, with respect, fairness and compassion; and we will be sensitive to the priorities and needs of the people.
We are committed to the protection of life and property, the preservation of peace, order, and safety; the enforcement of laws and the safeguarding of constitutional rights.

With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life in the Borough by investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions, and fostering a sense of security in the community.
We are going to gain public trust and support by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance in our duties.

To satisfy this mission statement/philosophy, the Wyomissing Police Department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment, to recognizing the individual worth of each of its members, and to developing its work force through effective training and management.