If you are ACT 120 certified or currently enrolled in a MPOETC approved ACT 120 certified program and interested in employment, please contact the station for more information.
The Lewistown Police Department is a professional and progressive full service, police agency providing services for approximately 8500 citizens within the 2.0 square mile borough. Lewistown is located in the heart of Pennsylvania and is the county seat for Mifflin County. The department currently has ten full time sworn officer positions, (including criminal investigations, and bike patrol), four part-time officer positions, an administrative assistant, two executive officers, and a police chief.
Those interested in becoming a part time member of our police department should submit an Entry Level Application to; The Lewistown Police Department, 21 South Brown St., Suite 1A, Lewistown, PA 17044. The application can be found online at www.lewistownpolice.org, picked up at the station location, or emailed to you upon request.
Prerequisites for applying for the position of police officer are as follows:
- Must be 21 years of age and a citizen of the United States
- Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver License upon being hired
- Possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent
- College education preferred but not necessary
- MPOETC Act 120 certified or enrolled in a MPOETC approved Act 120 certified program
Additional requirements for the position are successfully passing a medical and psychological exam, and a rigorous background investigation.
The Borough of Lewistown is an equal opportunity employer providing consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, handicap, ancestry, national origin, age or sex.
EMAIL: Chief Clemens at; firstname.lastname@example.org or Becca Dippery – Admin Asst. at; email@example.com
PHONE: (717) 248-6716
If you are interested in an internship with us, please fill out the application for Interns and submit back to us along with your resume. You may submit them by mail, in person to the station, or email to Chief Clemens or the Administrative Assistant as listed above. To be considered for and internship for this summer, please have all required documents submitted to us by April 30, 2018.