Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome to the Sheriff's Office

DEPARTMENTAL OPERATIONS:

Department Contact Info:

Phone: 610-478-6240
Email: sheriff@countyofberks.com

ATTENTION:
Firearm licensing through the Berks County Sheriff's Office can now be completed online by using the link below.
 
 
(Note: If your current license is expired use the "NEW License to Carry Application" option) 
 
  
Effective September 1, 2020, the Berks County Sheriff's Office will no longer be accepting CASH as a form of payment.  We require payment for services to be made by check, money order or credit card ONLY. 
 
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.
  
 

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  CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - License to Carry Firearms - remote location (Kutztown)
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  CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - License to Carry Firearms - remote location (Birdboro Borough)
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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
 
Firearms License Unit
Phone: 610-478-6240 ext. 3265
Hours

Courthouse:
By Appointment Only


Substation: (located at the Reading Airport)-
By Appointment Only

Eric J. Weaknecht, Sheriff 
 
Mandy P Miller
Chief Deputy 


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Sheriff Sales
Sheriff Sales

 


 

 
 
 
  
Berks County Sheriff's Office App

 
 
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