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Somerset County (PA) Police ID's

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Active departments:

  • 1 Somerset County Sheriff's Department (Cars 1 through 9)
  • 10 Berlin Borough PD (Cars 10,11 and 12)
  • 40 Garrett Borough PD (Car 40)
  • 45 Hooversville Borough PD (Cars 45 and 46)
  • 50 Meyersdale Borough PD (Cars 50, 51 and 52)
  • 54-2 Dog Law Officer (Unit 54-2) NOTE 1
  • 55 Rockwood Borough PD (Car 56)
  • 70 Shade Township PD (Cars 70 and 71)
  • 80 Somerset Borough PD (Cars 81 thru 92) [Full-time department] NOTE 2
  • 100 Jennerstown Borough PD (Car 104)
  • 105 Somerset County DA's Office (105 through 107) NOTE 3
  • 110 Somerset County Coroner (Unit 110)
  • 115 Indian Lake Borough PD (Cars 115 thru 119)
  • 120 Elk Lick Township PD (Car 120)
  • 130 Summit Township PD (Car 130 and 131)
  • 228 Pennsylvania Game Commission (Units 228 through 230) NOTE 4
  • 820 Conemaugh Township PD (Cars 820 thru 828) [Full-time department] NOTE 6
  • 895 Windber Borough PD (Cars 895 thru 898) [Full-time department] NOTE 7
  • D## Somerset County Drug Task Force (Units D1 through D22) NOTE 8
  • Delta-## DCNR State Forest Rangers (Units Delta-51 through Delta-54) NOTE 9
  • F-## Pennsylvania Fish Commission (Units F-30 and F-41) NOTE 10
  • LH-## Laurel Hill State Park Rangers (Units LH-1 through LH-20) NOTE 11
  • NP### National Park Service Rangers (Flight 93 National Park) NOTE 12
  • Also, there are two PSP (Pennsylvania State Police) barracks in Somerset County; one for county detail and one serving the PA Turnpike. All Communication between PSP and Somerset 911 is done via phone.


Disbanded Departments:

  • 1 Addison Township PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 5 Benson Borough PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 15 Callimont Borough PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 25 Boswell Borough PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 30 Central City Borough PD (Now covered by Shade Township PD/PSP)
  • 35 Confluence Borough PD (Now Covered by PSP)
  • 60 Salisbury Borough PD (Now covered by Elk Lick Township PD/Meyersdale Borough PD)
  • 65 Seven Springs Borough PD (Now covered by PSP/private security)
  • 75 Stoystown Borough PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 105 Jenner Township PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 125 Quemahoning Township PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 500 Paint Township PD (Now covered by PSP)
  • 899 Paint Borough PD (Now covered by Windber Borough PD)

Notes:

  1. 54-2 is an officer of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, operating in Somerset County out of the Gibsonia Regional office. He is able to contact Somerset 911 via radio, but is an independent state law enforcement officer.
  2. Car 86 is Chief of Police.
  3. 105, 106 and 107 are designations for Somerset County detectives. The DA's office also administers the Somerset County SERT (Special Emergency Response Team) and the Drug Task Force (see note 9, also).
  4. The PGC operates in three districts in Somerset County; North is 228, Central is 229 and South is 230. Each WCO (Deputy) has a radio identifier that begins with one of those three number sequences followed by a letter suffix (e.g. 228A, 229D, 230F, etc). The WCO Supervisor (Warden) for each district is identified by the zone number itself (228, 229 and 230). They are independent state law enforcement officers, but can contact Somerset 911 via radio when necessary. The 911 center has the authority to access criminal justice information on their behalf through CLEAN/JNET/NCIC.
  5. Car 828 is Conemaugh Township Police Chief
  6. Windber Borough Police cover Windber and Paint Boroughs in Somerset County and Scalp Level Borough in Cambria County.
  7. The Drug Task Force is composed of officers from several county municipal police departments. When operating as part of the Task Force, officers utilize "D##" numbers on the radio (e.g. D1, D3, D15) when they need to contact Somerset 911.
  8. DCNR rangers patrol the state forests in Somerset County, and are independent state law enforcement officers, but can contact Somerset 911 via radio. The 911 center also has authority to access criminal justice information on their behalf through CLEAN/JNET/NCIC.
  9. The PFC operates out of the regional Fish Commission office in Somerset County. There are two districts in Somerset County, a North and a South. The WCOs (Deputies) are assigned radio identifiers that begin with the sequences F-30 or F-41, with either one a letter suffix (e.g. F-30A, F-41H). The WCO Supervisors (Wardens) are designated as F-30 and F-41. They are independent state law enforcement officers, but can contact Somerset 911 via radio. The 911 center also has the authority to access criminal justice information on their behalf through CLEAN/JNET/NCIC.
  10. Laurel Hill State Park Rangers are law enforcement officers within DCNR, charged with patrolling the state parks in Somerset County (Laurel Hill, Kooser and Laurel Ridge) and Linn Run State and Laurel Summit Parks in Westmoreland County. They are independent state law enforcement personnel who are able to contact Somerset 911 via radio when necessary. The 911 center also has the authority to access criminal justice information on their behalf through CLEAN/JNET/NCIC. Not every number is currently assigned.
  11. National Park Service Rangers patrol the US Flight 93 National Park site in Somerset County. They are independent federal law enforcement personnel who are able to contact Somerset 911 via radio. The 911 center also has the authority to access criminal justice information on their behalf through CLEAN/JNET/NCIC.
  12. All Police communication for all Police Departments in the county as well as PSP are encrypted, and unable to be monitored via a scanner.

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