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                  "Making a Difference"
The mission of the Berks County Sheriff’s Department is to promote a safe environment for our community.
Eric J. Weaknecht, Sheriff

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Berks County Sheriff's Department Honor Guard


The Berks County Sheriff's Department Honor Guard was established by Sheriff Eric J. Weaknecht in January 2008. Its purpose is to honor fallen Berks County law enforcement officers both active and retired.  The Honor Guard also represents the Sheriff's Department at special events such as the Washington DC National Police Week, Berks Law Enforcement Memorial Day, community parades, graduations, sporting events and award ceremonies. The Honor Guard is also available to serve communities and police departments outside of Berks County. 

If your community or organization is interested in using the services of the Berks County Sheriff's Department Honor Guard, please contact our department at 610-478-6240 ext: 3262

Mission Statement

The Honor Guard will promote honor, professionalism and integrity through its image and conduct at all times by holding the Sheriff's Department’s core values to the highest degree and to assist all officers and their families during their time of emotional duress from the loss of their loved one.

The Honor Guard Unit is commanded by

Sgt. Keith Neiswender

  Deputy Alicia Anstadt, Sgt. Frank Cataldi, Deputy Christopher Gorel, Deputy Michael Jackson, Captain Matthew Mendenhall, Deputy Michael Moorman, Sgt. Keith Neiswender, Deputy John Parsons, Deputy Ken Rice, Deputy Ryan Swartz, Deputy Mark Vandermartin and Sgt. Brian Boyer, Chaplain