IMPORTANT & INTERESTING INFORMATION

 

Lauren’s Foundation Donates $2,500

Michael Fitzgerald presented a check on behalf of Lauren’s Foundation to the Wyomissing Recreation Board and Police Department during the Borough Council meeting on January 14, 2020. The foundation’s signature event is Fitzy’s Run, a 5K and Halloween Festival held on the last Sunday in October.
Pictured left to right are: Councilmember Stephen Brunner, Mike Fitzgerald, Police Chief Jeffrey Biehl

Season’s Greetings

On behalf of the Wyomissing Police Department, I would like to thank the community for the support that has been extended to our members throughout the year. Our connections with residents, businesses, and others who visit Wyomissing is imperative to providing a safe and pleasant environment to live, work and play.

Please take a moment to remember our dedicated Patrol Officers who will be away from their families during the holiday activities, to ensure our roads are safe, and businesses, and homes secure. Their service is evident of their commitment to the Borough.

I wish you and your families well during the holidays and best wishes for the upcoming New Year.

Chief Jeffrey R. Biehl

 

 

Holiday Safety

Click the Holiday Safety Tip icon to read more about keeping yourself and your loved ones safe this holiday season

 

 

 

 

 

Wyomissing Area High School’s Career Day

The Wyomissing Police Department participated recently in the Wyomissing Area High School’s Career Day in November. Criminal Investigator Courtney C. Garipoli discuses with a students about a career in law enforcement. Over the course of the day officers spoke in both large and small groups including the career fair about the opportunities in policing today.

 

 

 

The Wyomissing Police Department and the Township of Spring Fire Rescue Services fire marshal spoke to Berkshire Mall management and tenant store representative during their annual meeting discussing both fraud prevention, handling active threats, and the importance of fire safety throughout this upcoming holiday season.

Sergeant John G. Phillips                                                                                Criminal Investigator Paul C. Baur, IV

CITIZENS’ POLICE ACADEMY GRADUATION

The 11th annual Citizens’ Police Academy graduation, a coordinated academy by the Township of Spring, West Reading, and Wyomissing Police Departments was held on Tuesday, November 5th. Thirteen residents were awarded completion certificates after attending seven weeks of instruction, after being addressed by the three police department chiefs’ and a graduation dinner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 WYOMISSING HOME DEPOT SAFETY DAYS

 

The Wyomissing Police and Fire Department partnered and displayed their equipment at the Wyomissing Home Depot 2019 Safety Days on October 12th.

 

Pictured (L to R)- Firefighter Captain Dean Yeager, Firefighter Adam Sites, Firefighter Ray Okonski, and police Criminal Investigator Courtney C. Garipoli

 

 

 

 

 

6TH ANNUAL GUTS AND GLORY DIGESTIVE AND WELLNESS EXPO

Participating Law Enforcement


Officer Barry W. Moyer (Left) and Criminal Investigator Courtney C. Garipoli

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Officer Barry W. Moyer talks with a young child at the event.

 

The Pennsylvania State Police, West Reading, Reading Police, Berks County Sherriff’s Department, and the Wyomissing Police participated in the 6th annual Guts and Glory Digestive and Wellness Expo on Sunday, September 28th at First Energy Stadium. The event was sponsored by Penn State Health St Joseph, Guts and Glory, which is a non-profit community-wide celebration of health for all ages and showcases a farmer’s market, educational booths,

community outreach, fresh locally sourced food made by local chefs, fitness zones, yoga, massage meditation, and wellness experts. The event celebrates the spirit of community health and wellness all while making good choices. 

CIVILIAN SERVICE AWARD PRESENTED

Samir Sheth, a borough resident and owner of the Family Food Mart on Park Road, was recognized Tuesday by Borough Council and the Wyomissing Police Department for his involvement in alerting police to suspects involved in a multi- jurisdictional theft from games of chance. Pictured with Sheth is Police Chief Jeffrey R. Biehl (Left) and the investigating Criminal Investigator Courtney C. Garipoli (Right)

Police Bike Patrol Donation

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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

Frederick C. Levering, 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.