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About The New Castle Police Department

The New Castle Police Department is a full time police agency located at 303 E. North Street, New Castle, Pennsylvania  16101-3687.  The department provides public safety and service to approximately 23,273 residents in a 7.7 square mile area.  The police department is the largest police agency in Lawrence County.

The New Castle Police Department employs full time police officers and two civilians.  The uniform division consists of a Traffic Bureau, Patrol Bureau, and a Domestic Violence Unit.  The non-uniform division consists of a Detective Bureau, Narcotic Bureau, and Juvenile Bureau.  Personnel include a Chief of Police, Lieutenants, Sergeants, Corporals and full time Patrolmen.

Police officers are civil service employees and are required to have Pennsylvania Act 120 training (Police Certification) before they can perform any police duties.  The Act also requires 12 hours of update training each year.  Officers are also trained in first aid, CPR, Vascar, firearms, and various other in-service training.  Full time police officers are also reimbursed for obtaining police related college credits.

Phone Numbers and Contacts

For Emergencies: 911

Phone Numbers:

Police Front Desk: 724-656-3570
Police Chief: 724-656-3580
Police Detectives: 724-656-3585 (3586,3587,3588)
Police Drug Hotline: 724-656-3067
Police (LEOC): 724-656-9300
Police Lieutenant’s Office: 724-656-3502
Police Narcotics: 724-656-3589 (3590)
Police Non-Emergency: 724-656-3570
Police Parking Garage / Tickets: 724-656-3561
Police Records: 724-656-3576
Police Report Room: 724-656-3591
Police Squad Room: 724-656-3584
Police Traffic: 724-656-3575

Fax Numbers:

Police Detective Bureau: 724-656-3592
Police Lieutenant’s Office: 724-656-3538
Police Narcotics Office: 724-652-3232
Police Records: 724-656-3577
Police Report Room: 724-656-3582


Sherry Romanio
Police Records Clerk

Police Dispatcher

Chris Fabian
Traffic Corporal

Anthony DeJohn

David Cumo
Police Chief

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