Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome to the Sheriff's Office
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.
The Berks County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of deputy sheriff.  Testing will take place on Saturday, March 3.  All interested persons need to have an application on file no later than Friday, February 23.
Application is available for download by clicking on the employment tab on the Berks County Sheriff Office website.

 Calendar of Events

Start Time
2/7/2018 12:00 AM
2/21/2018 12:00 AM
2/21/2018 11:00 AM
3/15/2018 12:00 AM
3/15/2018 11:00 AM
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Contact Information

Sheriff's Office
Berks County Courthouse
633 Court Street, 3rd Floor
Reading, PA  19601
Phone: 610-478-6240
Fax: 610-478-6222
Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Holidays
Firearms License Unit
Phone: 610-478-6240 ext. 3265

Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(Closed 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 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.)