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Sharpsburg Borough Police Department

The Sharpsburg Police Department consists of Mayor Brittany RenoChief Thomas Stelitano and six full-time police officers and three part-time police officers. The Sharpsburg Police Department is proud to serve and protect the community. Sharpsburg P.D. enjoy meeting the residents of Sharpsburg and participating in community events throughout the year. The Mayor and Chief work alongside Sharpsburg Council to listen, address and find resolutions to issues in the borough in efforts to improve the safety and confidence of residents, business owners and visitors on a daily basis.

The Police Department is located at the Borough Building at 1611 Main Street and can be reached at its non-emergency phone: (412) 781-0546.

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

See Something – Say Something!


S.C.R.A.M. Form

Use: Completed forms will be given to the Police Department, the Code Officer or the Department of Public Works for action. The Council reviews the sheet and determines if action is needed. Complete this S.C.R.A.M. Tip Sheet and turn in to borough office.

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 problems, 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!


Ordinances: Curfew


Below you will find a summary of this ordinance. For a full copy contact the Sharpsburg Borough Office. Summary is as follows:

  • 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. The current fine is $400.

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


Ordinances: Anti-Bullying


Sharpsburg Borough believes bullying and harassment disrupt a safe environment in the Borough; interfere with one’s ability to succeed or excel and interfere with one’s ability to participate and benefit from programs, activities, worksites and opportunities afforded to the community. Borough Council enacted Ordinance 18-02 on January 25, 2018. Review the full ordinance here: Sharpsburg Ord18_02 Bullying 


Sharpsburg Pet Registry


This is a voluntary pet registry, through which residents can register their pets with photos and contact information.

The registry will be used in cases of lost/missing pets, and the police department also has a scanner to check found pets for microchips with identifying information. If interested, click through to the Google form and register your pets today!

Communication Services
Information about 9-1-1
Pet Registry
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