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

DIRTBIKE TIPLINE NOW ACTIVE (April 17th, 2018) York, PA — The York City Police Department, in response to dirt bikes and similar vehicles illegally operating on the roadway and in our parks, are seeking assistance from the public. We are compiling information to confiscate and arrest those riders and owners. We are asking for assistance from public by taking photos and sending specific locations and times to a dedicated email address: dirtbikeinfo@yorkcity.org If you feel the riders are endangering the public or you have suffered property damage please call 911 immediately.

THANK YOU to the people that stopped out at i-ron-ic Coffee for our first Coffee With a Cop. It was a great time talking about issues with residents and enjoying the weather together. One member even drew Sgt. Nestor as they were talking. Soon we will provide information on the next Coffee With a Cop event.

Thank you Sgt. Nestor and your team from our Community Services Division for setting this up. It was fun sitting with concerned residents at i-ron-Ic coffee and tea, discussing police and many other issues.

Coffee with a Cop will be held on Saturday, April 14th from 12:00pm-2:00pm at I-ron-ic (256 W. Philadelphia Street) in downtown York. Coffee With a Cop (coffeewithacop.com) is a national initiative launched in 2011 in Hawthorne, California. The event aims to bring police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more about each other.

We had a great time at Class #3 for the 2018 Citizen Police Academy. A big Thank You goes out to Detectives Baez and Hower along with Detective Shaffer and Officer Hartman. We were very lucky to also have Sgt. Hanuska (West Manchester PD) from the QRT team present also. Lots of laughs and some great insight learned.

32nd Annual York County Victim's Rights Coalition, March and Candlelight Vigil. Proud to be a part of it and God Bless the brave survivors who shared their stories.

We hope to see many folks at tonight's Neighborhood Chat - Northeast Neighborhood event. Come speak with Mayor Helfrich and his team about your city! Door of Salvation Development Center 6:00pm 325 Mulberry Street

Today the York City Police Department announces two events focusing on interacting with the York community and breaking down the barriers of communication between the police department and residents of York. The first event, Coffee with a Cop, will held on Saturday, April 14th from 12:00pm-2:00pm at I-ron-ic (256 W. Philadelphia Street) in downtown York. Coffee With a Cop (coffeewithacop.com) is a national initiative launched in 2011 in Hawthorne, California. The event aims to bring police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more about each other. Next, Cops and Lobsters returns for another year on May 2nd! Officers from the York City Police Department will be joined by officers from around York County at Red Lobster (2555 E Market St, York, PA 17402) to raise money for the York County Special Olympics. Members of the YCPD will be acting as wait staff and interacting with diners throughout the day.

ATTENTION RESIDENTS OF SOUTH PENN STREET The City of York Civil Enforcement Unit will be conducting a “Clean Sweep” on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. The sweep will be conducted on South Penn Street from West Market Street south to Kings Mill Road. To allow crews to clean the streets and along the curblines, parking will be restricted on South Penn Street from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. on April 10th and any vehicles parked on the street during that time will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense. No parking signs will be posted to notify residents of this temporary parking restriction. South Penn Street will be closed in one block sections starting a Market Street and moving south while crews work in each block. The Civil Enforcement Unit (CEU) is comprised of representatives of the Fire Department, Bureau of Permits, Planning and Zoning, Police Department, Public Works, and York County Sheriff’s Department. Clean Sweeps are a concentrated enforcement and clean-up effort in various areas of the City to address quality of life and property maintenance issue as well as clean up trash and litter. Property Maintenance Inspectors will be inspecting in the area to address quality of life and life safety violations of the codes while the Department of Public Works clears trash and debris from the sidewalks and streets. The Police and Sheriff’s Departments assist in this effort. Although Public Works will be clearing sidewalks of trash and debris, residents are reminded that this is not a large item pick-up event and that such items must be scheduled for pick-up through the Large Item Line at 717-843-1240. Unscheduled large items will result in a Neighborhood Improvement Ordinance ticket being issued. Residents are encouraged to participate in this “Sweep” by removing their vehicles from the street during the posted hours and by sweeping any trash and litter to the curb line in front of their property.

After 25 years of faithful service, Sgt. Figge retired with honors today. We wish Nick and Renee a happy retirement, we will take from here.

Today Chief Bankert and Officer Kehler met with Todd Tyson, Senior VP of People's Bank, who we appreciate stopping in to show continued support of the York City Police Department Segway program. As with all aspects of law enforcement it is community connections that make our job more meaningful.

It was a great morning at the Kiwanis Lake 2018 Fishing Derby, making new friends and having a lot of laughs with Officer Riedy.

As we wrap up the cause and origin investigation of our tragic fire, we wanted to share a personal story from Detective Ripley. This past weeks tragic fire reunited me with my York College room mate and the godfather to my youngest daughter. Special Agent Seth Graybill is the lead CFI (Certified Fire Investigator) assigned to investigate the cause and origin of the 127 N. BROAD ST fire. It has been a welcomed bright spot for me in a long and emotional week , to be able to work with him in a professional capacity.

Great start to our citizens police academy. Command staff gave reports, which included future plans. Those future plans revolve around transparency and inclusion of our residents. Thank you to those taking time to attend our academy

We are proud to support our brothers at the York City Department of Fire/Rescue Services. RIP Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony Photo: Jeff Lautenberger

In memory of our fallen firefighters

Following the tragic loss of firefighters Ivan Flanscha and Zachary Anthony, the City of York has fielded hundreds of calls and social media comments offering support. People from across the country have reached out asking how the community can assist the families of Ivan Flanscha, Zachary Anthony, Greg Altland and Erik Swanson. The York Professional Fire Fighters and IAFF Local 627 are accepting donations for all of the families during this very difficult time through GoFundMe at the following address: https://www.gofundme.com/york-fire-fighters-support-fund This GoFundMe page will be shared on the City of York website, City social media accounts, and released to the media.

Thank you City of York public works crews for their hard work digging out the police station this morning after working 24 hours straight!