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PSP Station Directory - Listing of all PSP stations in order by county

PSP Troop Directory - Listing of all PSP troops

PSP Bureau and Office Directory - Listing of all PSP bureaus and offices

PSP Compliment/Complaint Procedures - Procedure for submitting a compliment/complaint for PSP

Right-to-Know Request - Procedure/Forms for submitting a Right-to-Know Request for PSP

Requesting Audio/Video Recordings – Instructions for requesting audio/video recordings from PSP

Popular PSP Contacts

Department Headquarters (non-emergency)

Business Hours: 7 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, closed on observed holidays
Telephone: 717-783-5599
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg PA 17110

Bureau of Human Resources

1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
email: (for employment and human resource-related inquiries only)
email: (for State Police Cadet and Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee Written and Oral Testing and Veterans’ Preference Points)
email: (for State Police Cadet candidates currently processing)
email: (for Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee candidates currently processing

State Police Cadet and Liquor Enforcement Officer Trainee Fax Number: 717-772-0978

Human Resources Fax Number: 717-772-1436

Criminal Records & Identification Division

Have you submitted a criminal history request online and know your control number? You can check the status of your request. If you do not know your control number, or for additional criminal history request questions, call Pennsylvania Access to Criminal History (PATCH) Help Line Toll-Free at: 1-888-QUERY-PA (1-888-783-7972).

PATCH Accounting – 888-783-7972 Option #3
Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) – 717-783-5515
Private Detective Roster – 717-783-3762
Name Change – 717-783-3762
Fingerprint Corrections – 717-783-3762

Operational Records Division

Crash Reports – 717-783-3380
Expungement Unit – 717-783-5499
Investigative Records – 717-705-9312
Megan’s Law Section – (Toll-Free) 1-866-771-3170
Right to Know/Subpoena Unit – 717-214-2491 or Toll-Free 1-877-785-7771

Firearms Division

For questions concerning the dealer or sheriff manuals, the Firearms Division portion of the PSP website or firearm statistics, contact the Firearms Administrative Section at 717-705-5924 or 717-346-3091.

For questions about Act 235 certifications, please call Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission at 717-346-4087. Or visit the Lethal Weapons Training Program page.

Firearms Records Unit – 717-783-5599

Written requests for forms, safety brochures, or application/record of sale information may be available via fax at 717-787-2166 or mail to:

Pennsylvania State Police
Firearm Records Unit
1800 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Firearms Compliance Unit – 717-772-1896, FAX: 717-772-4279

Dealer Account information, surcharge remittance forms, or dealer compliance should be directed to the accounting assistant responsible for your account. If you do not have that information, call 717-772-1896.

Pennsylvania Instant Check System (PICS) – 717-705-8843
PICS Operations Section – 717-783-5598 or 717-705-8843 
PICS Challenge Section– 717-705-4541/4540 or 717-705-4682

Commercial Vehicle Safety Division

1800 Herr Street (Tent Building)
Harrisburg, PA 17103