Police Department

The Sharpsburg Police Department is located at the Borough building at 1611 Main Street. Five full-time and five part-time Sharpsburg Police officers proudly serve and protect the community. Thomas Stelitano is the current Police Chief in Sharpsburg.

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For Emergencies, Call 911!


Nixle Community Service Alert System Now Available

Residents can now receive community notifications and alerts on-line from the Sharpsburg Police Department.

Once signed on as a registered user of Nixle, you will receive community notifications and emergency alerts from the Sharpsburg Police via web, email or text messages. The program is free to all users, but, standard charges will apply for text, email or other standard carrier services.

Sign up now at Nixle

Information about 911 and You!

The 911 number is only to be used in emergency situations. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance for police, fire, or EMS response. If you are not sure of whether a situation is an emergency or not, be safe and dial 9-1-1 and let the call taker determine if you need emergency assistance. Your call will be handled whether it is an emergency or not.

Examples of when to call 9-1-1:

  • Any medical emergency such as heart attack, stroke, unknown medical problem, broken bones, lacerations, etc.
  • House or building fire
  • Domestic violence incidents
  • Burglary or theft in progress
  • Car crashes
  • Suspicious activities
  • Anything else that seems like an emergency!

Do NOT call 9-1-1:

  • For information
  • When the power is out
  • For paying tickets
  • For your pet
  • As a prank

Cell Phone Tips When Calling 9-1-1:

  • Always know your location and be ready to give directions to the 9-1-1 call taker using cross streets, landmarks, borough, city and county names.
  • Always know your cell phone number in case the call taker needs to call you back.
  • Tell the call taker what the emergency is.
  • If your call is disconnected, dial 9-1-1 again and let them know you were disconnected.

With everyone’s cooperation, we can make the system work for a safer community!

Sharpsburg Neighborhood Crime Watch – S.C.R.A.M.



Call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance.

Are you witnessing suspicious activity in your neighborhood on regular bases?  Use the SCRAM tip sheet.

Click on the link below, fill it out and drop it off in the tip sheet box in the Borough lobby.

You may also mail the tip sheet to the attention of

Crime Watch, Borough of Sharpsburg, 1611 Main Street, Pittsburgh PA 15215.

Contact the Sharpsburg Neighborhood Crime Watch by going to the SCRAM Facebook page and leaving them a message.

SCRAM     NeighborhoodWatch          facebook

Ordinances: Curfew

Below you will find a summary of this ordinance. For a full copy contact the Sharpsburg Borough Office.


  • It is unlawful for any minor (under 18 years of age) to be on public roads or property when not accompanied by a legal guardian between the hours of 10:00 p.m. EST or 11:00 p.m. DST and 6 a.m. the following day.
  • Upon violation the minor will be taken into custody by Borough Police and will be remanded to the district justice for enforcement action.
  • It is unlawful for any legal guardian to allow a minor to violate this ordinance.
  • The penalty for violating this ordinance is a fine payable to not more than $1,000 plus costs. A term of 30 days will occur if payment is defaulted on. Current fine is $400.

Ord. 433, 4-19-83, amended by Ord. 98-5, 7/13/1998