Reading, Berks County, PA Police Department

Updated on: January 9, 2021

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Reading Police Department, Berks County, Police Department

815 Washington Street, Reading, Pennsylvania, 19601

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The Reading Police Department, built up in 1953, is the essential law requirement organization serving the City of Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Starting at 2010, it had a staff of around 229.

The Reading Police Department covers roughly 87 square miles (140.01 km2). The number of inhabitants is around 197819.

The Reading Police Office has various strength units, including Smack, bicycle watch, harbor watch, cruisers, mounted watches, and an assortment of investigator units.

The Reading City Jail is a holding facility for Reading Police Department at 815 Washington Street, Reading, Pennsylvania, 19601.

Reading, Berks County, PA Overview

City of Reading
nicknames:
Baseballtown, Pretzel Capital of the World, Pretzel City
Coordinates:
40.34167°N 75.92639°W
Country:
United States
State:
Pennsylvania
County:
Berks
Founded:
1748
Incorporated:
September 15, 1783 (as a borough), March 16, 1847 (as a city)
Named for:
Reading, Berkshire
Government:
Mayor:
Eddie Moran (D)
Area:
City:
10.08 sq mi (26.11 km2)
Land:
9.84 sq mi (25.49 km2)
Water:
0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
Elevation:
305 ft (93 m)
Population (2010):
City:
88,082
Estimate (2019):
88,375
Density:
8,978.46/sq mi (3,466.61/km2)
Urban:
153,045 (US: 140th)
Metro:
713,521 (US: 128th)
Time zone:
UTC−5 (EST)
Summer (DST):
UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes:
19601-19612, 19640, 19632
Area code(s):
610, 484
FIPS code:
42-63624
Pennsylvania Historical Marker:
Designated:
1948

Reading, Berks County, PA Police Office Basic Information

Type:
Local Police Department
Full Time Sworn Officers:
203
Full Time Civilians:
26

Sending a Mail and Visitation

The Reading City Jail does not allow its inmates to receive or send mails or packages and prohibits any of its arrestees from getting visitors. If you wish to visit or send correspondence to the inmate, you will have to wait until they transfer to a Berks County, Pennsylvania Sheriff’s Office jail.

Berks County Sheriffs Department

The Berks County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the Reading, Pennsylvania:

Address: 633 Court Street, Reading, Pennsylvania, 19601

Phone: 610-478-6240

Fax: 610-478-6222

Email: [email protected]

Website: website

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.