Berks County Sheriff's Office
Eric J. Weaknecht, Sheriff
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Mission
 
The mission of the Berks County Sheriff's Office is to promote a safe environment for our community.
 
About Sheriff's Office
 
The Berks County Sheriff's Office is staffed with 107 full-time employees, operates a fleet of 30 vehicles and occupies three floors of the Berks County Courthouse. The office is responsible for elements of criminal court, civil court, enforcement of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code and Motor Vehicle Code, and has a licensing issuance and enforcement function. The office service area not only includes all of Berks County but is often required to travel the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the entire United States. The office services tens of thousands of civil customers in the county and handles over 12,000 criminal defendants each year. The Sheriff's Office is organized into 6 Divisions: Civil, Court, Patrol, Central Booking, K-9 and Warrants.
 

 Sheriff's Office Announcements

 
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Friends the the Berks County Sheriff's annual K-9 picnic will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015.  Contact tkwitkowski@countyofberks.com with your e-mail address to be added to the list to receive details in September! 

 
 

 

​Applications can now be submitted for Explorer Post #027, the deadline for applying for the 2016 year is November 1, 2015.  Please click on the left hand side, Berks County Sheriff Explorer Post #027 for additional information as well as the application.

 

Starting March 2015 the Remote Location hours will be changing to 11am to 5pm.  ​

 

 

Starting March 2015 the Airport Substation will be closed the following days each month:

 

 

3rd Monday, 3rd Tuesday, 3rd Wednesday, 3rd Thursday and 3rd Friday                            ​

 

 

 

 

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​Contact Information
Address:
Sheriff's Office
Berks County Courthouse
633 Court Street, 3rd Floor 
Reading, PA  19601
Phone:
610-478-6240
Fax:
610-478-6222
Hours:
Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Holidays
 
 
 
Phone:
610-478-6240 ext. 3265
Hours:
Courthouse:
Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Substation:
(located at the Reading Airport)-
Mon-Fri, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(Closed 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
 
Email: