Berks County Sheriff's Office
Eric J. Weaknecht, Sheriff
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


The Berks County Sheriff's Office is now accepting payment's in the form of credit cards.  You may pay with the following cards: Visa, Discover and Mastercard.​


​Applications can now be submitted for Explorer Post #027, the deadline for applying for the 2016 year is December 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                            ​





 Calendar of Events

Start Time
10/15/2015 12:00 AM
10/15/2015 11:00 AM
10/16/2015 12:00 AM
10/16/2015 11:00 AM
10/19/2015 12:00 AM
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​Contact Information
Sheriff's Office
Berks County Courthouse
633 Court Street, 3rd Floor 
Reading, PA  19601
Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Holidays
610-478-6240 ext. 3265
Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(located at the Reading Airport)-
Mon-Fri, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
(Closed 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)