Frequently Asked Questions


We can only enforce criminal law not civil law. However, we will point you in the right direction and keep the peace if necessary while your dispute is settled. 

All parking tickets can be paid at 24 Kennedy St. / City Hall, there is a night drop to the right of the front door for after hour payments. 

For non-emergency contact you can call 814-887-4911 to reach the McKean County Control, they provide dispatch services for our department.  If you are attempting to contact a specific officer you can call our Department number at 814-368-6133 and follow the voice prompts to leave a voice mail for that Officer.

You can print and fill out the form HERE. Then fax it to 814-368-7411 or deliver it in person to City Hall at 24 Kennedy Street.  There is a $15 charge for accident reports due once the report is determined eligible for release.  Generally your insurance company will make the request payment for you. 

We do have a Prescription Drug Drop box in the front lobby of the Police Department and it is available 24/7.

Unfortunately due to legal liability we no longer provide vehicle unlock services with the exceptions of immediate safety concerns (child/pet locked in the vehicle)