Welcome to the Sheriff's Office
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.
 
ANNOUNCEMENT:
Deputy Testing will take place on Saturday, June 10th.  All applications must be received by the Sheriff's Office no later than Wednesday, May 24th.  Applicants will receive confirmation of the testing date by mail with additional instructions.
 

 Calendar of Events

 
Start Time
  
Title
  
5/29/2017 12:00 AM
  
6/10/2017 12:00 AM
  
6/15/2017 12:00 AM
  
6/15/2017 11:00 AM
  
6/16/2017 12:00 AM
  
 ]] /><![CDATA[Previous PreviousNext ]] /><![CDATA[Next 

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
 
Firearms License Unit
Phone: 610-478-6240 ext. 3265
Hours

Courthouse:
Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Substation: (located at the Reading Airport)-
Mon-Fri, 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(Closed 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Eric J. Weaknecht
Sheriff