Contact Us

Use the links below to find contact data for various State Police units.

For an emergency or crime in progress, call 911.

Popular PSP Contacts

Department Headquarters (non-emergency)

Business Hours: 7 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, closed on observed holidays
Telephone: 717-783-5599

1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg PA 17110

Bureau of Human Resources

1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg PA 17110

State Police Cadet and Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee fax: 717-772-0978

Human Resources Fax Number: 717-772-1436

Criminal Records & Identification Division

Have you submitted a criminal history request online and know your control number? You can check the status of your request. If you do not know your control number, or for additional criminal history request questions, call the Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History (PATCH) Help Line toll-free at 1-888-QUERY-PA (1-888-783-7972).

PATCH Accounting888-783-7972 Option #3
Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)717-783-5515
Private Detective Roster, Name Change, Fingerprint Corrections – 717-783-3762

Operational Records Division

Crash Reports717-783-3380
Expungement Unit717-783-5499
Investigative Records717-705-9312
Megan’s Law Section – (Toll-Free) 1-866-771-3170
Right to Know/Subpoena Unit717-214-2491 or Toll-Free 1-877-785-7771

Firearms Division

For questions concerning the dealer or sheriff manuals, the Firearms Division portion of the PSP website, or firearm statistics, contact the Firearms Administrative Section at 717-705-5924 or 717-346-3091.

For questions about Act 235 certifications, please call the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission at 717-346-4087 or visit the Lethal Weapons Training Program page.

Firearms Records Unit 717-783-5599

Written requests for forms, safety brochures, or application/record of sale information may be available via fax at 717-787-2166 or mail to:

Pennsylvania State Police
Firearm Records Unit
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Firearms Compliance Unit 717-772-1896, FAX: 717-772-4279

Dealer Account information, surcharge remittance forms, or dealer compliance should be directed to the accounting assistant responsible for your account. If you do not have that information, call 717-772-1896.

Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) 717-705-8843
PICS Operations Section 717-783-5598 or 717-705-8843
PICS Challenge Section717-705-4541, 717-705-4540 or 717-705-4682

Commercial Vehicle Safety Division

1800 Herr Street (Tent Building)
Harrisburg, PA 17103