The City of DuBois Police Department consists of twenty members. The department has nineteen sworn and certified Law Enforcement Officers and one civilian employee. The department includes one Administrative Chief of Police, eleven Full – Time Police Officers, 7 Part – Time Officers, and one Administrative Police Secretary.
The Police Department is a full service agency providing coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The officers are scheduled on rotating 12 hour shifts and each shift is staffed with a Patrol Sergeant or Corporal that is in charge of the supervision of several other patrol officers on the shift. Each supervisor also assists in the administration of the department by having additional duties assigned.
Our department responds to and investigates over 11,000 calls for service per year, making the department the busiest police agency in the Tri – County Area. We take pride in our officers and their ability to handle these calls because of their specialized training, experience and dedication to the safety of the residents and visitors to our community.
For every 1000 residents, only 2.19 experience a Violent Crime, compared to the national median of 3.9. Only 3.3% of residents experience a Property Crime. There is only 1 crime per 85 square miles, compared to the national average of 39.3.
The mission of this law enforcement agency is to
affirmatively promote, preserve, and provide as much
as practicable and given existing resources, a feeling
of security and safety among all person within
our agency’s jurisdiction.
The City of DuBois Police Department fleet of vehicles consists of marked and unmarked vehicles, 5 Dodge Charges, 2 Ford Expeditions, and 1 Ford F-150. Several years ago, we changed over to the traditional black & white marked vehicles. We also utilize 2 police bikes during special events.