York City Police Department

  • Agency: York City Police Department
  • Address: 50 West King St, York, 17401 PA
  • Chief: Mark Whitman (Commissioner)

York City Police Department is located at 50 West King St, York, 17401 PA. The Commissioner of the department is Mark Whitman. The York City Police Department phone number is 717-846-1234.

York City Police Department News

(02 OCTOBER 2017) York, PA — On Saturday, October 7th, the first block of Cherry Lane directly to the rear of Central Market will be closed from 4:00pm to 11:00pm for a private engagement. As a result traffic will not be permitted, as well as parking prohibited. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

(02 OCTOBER 2017) York, PA — On Friday, October 6, 2017, York’s YWCA will be hosting “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser. This is an event where men walk a mile in high heels on the sidewalks of York City. The pre-event party will occur on the property of “Warehaus” located at 320 N. George St. There will be live music and food trucks, starting at 4:30pm and ending at 6:30pm. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

(02 OCTOBER 2017) York, PA — On Sunday, October 8, 2017, the annual “Farm to City Street Dinner” will take place in the first block of N. Beaver St. The event will run from 2:00pm until 6:00pm, however, the first block of N. Beaver St will be closed to vehicular traffic from 10:00am until 8pm. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

(02 OCTOBER 2017) York, PA — On Saturday, October 7th, 2017 Grace Fellowship Church/York Regional Dream Center will be hosting a block party for residents of Salem Square. This will take place in the 100 block of S. West St. from 10am until 4pm. As a result, this roadway will be closed to vehicular traffic during those hours, and parking will be prohibited. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

(02 OCTOBER 2017) York, PA — On Friday, October 6, 2017, the City will be sponsoring its monthly “First Friday” which will run from 5pm until 9pm. The theme for this event will be “Art-Ober.” North Beaver Street between Market Street and Philadelphia Street will be closed, as will South Beaver Street between Market Street and Mason Avenue to vehicular traffic from 3:30 until 9:30pm. Parking will be prohibited from 3:30pm until 9:30pm in these designated areas as well. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

Friday September 29, 2017 STREET CLOSINGS AND TRAFFIC ADVISORIES The City of York will be hosting the 23rd annual Bike Night on Friday September 29, 2017 in Center City York. The event will take place from 6 P.M. until 10 P.M. and is a free event to the public. Visitors to Bike Night will be treated to live music and entertainment as well as food and merchandise vendors selling their wares on Market and George Streets. Motorcycles will flood downtown York starting at 6:00 P.M. when the annual parade leaves the York Fairgrounds by the Market St. gate and travels east on W. Market St., north on Broad St., and west on Philadelphia St., back to the downtown area. Persons traveling along these routes should expect delays while the roads are closed briefly for the parade. Keep in mind that King St. and Princess St. can be used as alternate routes for east and west bound travel. The following streets will be closed from 5:00 P.M. until approx. 11:00 P.M. * W. Market St. from Pershing Ave. to Queen St. * Beaver St. from W. King St. to W. Philadelphia St. * George St. from King St. to Philadelphia St. * Pershing Ave. from W. Market St. to W. Philadelphia St. ***The first block of S. George St and N. George St will be closed to traffic beginning at 12:00pm and will remain closed until 11:00P.M.*** Parking will also be restricted on these streets starting at 11:00 A.M. Parking will be available for motorcycles only, beginning at 3:00PM. These restrictions will be lifted at 11PM Parking will be available at the Philadelphia St. & King St. garages. Due to the event, the Market St. garage will be closed. Persons traveling in the area of this event should expect delays and pay attention to officials directing the traffic flow. AS WITH ANY SPECIAL EVENT, DOGS AND BICYCLES ARE NOT PERMITTED WITHIN THE EVENT AREA. PARADE PARTICIPANTS DRIVING RECKLESSLY WILL BE SUBJECT TO ARREST AND IMPOUNDMENT OF THEIR VEHICLES. MOTORCYCLES NOT MOVED FROM TRAFFIC LANES IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA BY 10 PM WILL BE TOWED AT THE OWNERS EXPENSE.

Photos from Operation Low Key

Monday, September 4, 2017 STREET CLOSINGS AND TRAFFIC ADVISORIES The City of York will be hosting The Quarterback Club of York’s 5K & 10K Run on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th, 2017. The 5K race will begin at 8:30AM on N. Queen St in front of PeoplesBank Park. Simultaneously, the 10K race will begin in the first block of S. George St. The runners from both races will merge together at North and George Sts and head north on George to Hamilton Ave. The race will then head south on Beaver Street to Penn Park. Runners will then travel around the park and return north on Beaver St. to Hamilton Ave., and then south on George St. The runners from the 5K will proceed east on Arch St and turn into the Park at the centerfield gate, while the 10K participants proceed east on North, north on Queen St, west on Arch and back out onto George St., where they will do another loop around the course. The 10K runners will enter the Park via the centerfield gate as did the 5K runners. Intersections along the race route will be closed temporarily as the race passes by. Motorists should expect delays (and in some cases long delays) and use alternate routes when possible. Traffic along N. George St. from Phila to Hamilton Ave. and Beaver St. from Hamilton to College will experience the longest delays and should be avoided until the conclusion of the race which should be @ 9:45AM. As usual, motorists are asked to use caution during this event. Motorists are asked to use caution during this time and expect possible delays.

Monday, September 04, 2017 STREET CLOSINGS AND TRAFFIC ADVISORIES On Monday, September 04, 2017, The City of York, Pa will host its annual Labor Day Event at Kiwanis Lake. This year, the event will feature a fishing derby, at 8 am, live entertainment, starting at 5 pm and a fireworks display at 8:15 pm. This event is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am and end on or about 9:00 pm. North Newberry Street between Madison Avenue and Parkway Blvd. will be closed, as will Parkway Blvd. between Pennsylvania Avenue and Smith Street during this event. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 STREET CLOSINGS AND TRAFFIC ADVISORIES On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017, The City of York will be hosting “What the Food Trucks”, a free admission food truck party spotlighting a variety of local and regional mobile food trucks and trailers. The event is part food truck and part craft and vintage market, and will also have activities for children. “What The Food Trucks” will also feature live entertainment performances during this event in the park until 6:00 pm. Parking will be prohibited along the following streets: the 300 block of South Pershing Avenue, the 100 block of West College Avenue, the 100 block of Lafayette Street, and the 300 block of Lindbergh Avenue from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

Friday, September 1, 2017 STREET CLOSINGS AND TRAFFIC ADVISORIES On Friday, September 1, 2017, the City will be sponsoring its monthly “First Friday” which will run from 5pm until 9pm. The theme for this event will be “Fashion Friday.” North Beaver Street between Market Street and Philadelphia Street will be closed, as will South Beaver Street between Market Street and Mason Avenue to vehicular traffic from 3:30 until 9:30pm. Parking will be prohibited from 3:30pm until 9:30pm in these designated areas as well. Motorists are encouraged to exercise patience and use extra caution due to the large number of participants who will be attending this event.

Please make sure your get your tickets now for this event.

Detective Anthony Fetrow receiving the Mayor's Medal of Distinction.

2017 York City Police Dept Memorial service