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Akron Borough PA

Akron PA Borough - Police Department

The Akron Borough Police Department consists of 5 full-time Officers and 2 part-time Officers.

Our Department has Officers who are:
   Certified Firearms Instructor (both Patrol Rifle and Handgun)
   Certified Taser Instructor
   Member of the Lancaster County Crisis Intervention Team
   Certified Bicycle Officers
   Members of the Lancaster County Child Abuse Cadre

Chief Zell has been an Akron Borough Police Officer since June 1986 and has been the Chief since 2005. Excluding the four years he served in the U.S. Army, he has lived his entire life in the Borough of Akron.

Sergeant Greg Stone has served the Borough of Akron since 2006.

Officer Mitchell Rogers has served the Borough of Akron since June 2016.

The Department also has 3 part-time officers:
   Officer Paul Cook
   Officer Fred Riccelli
   Officer Jeremy Sorenson

The Police Department utilizes three marked patrol vehicles. The Akron Borough Police Department reminds residents to lock their homes and vehicles to help protect themselves and their property against crime, please report any suspicious persons or activities immediately, and utilize crime prevention tools such as motion detector lights and dead bolt locks.

Lancaster County Chief's Joint Hiring

The Akron Borough Police Department is a member of the Lancaster County Chief’s of Police Joint Hiring Consortium. Anyone interested in becoming a full-time Police Officer with our Department must go through the application process. The application processes is detailed on the Lancaster County Chief’s website at Lancastercops.org (Click on employment).


2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Incidents: 3,229 3,509 3,113 3,433 3,312
Criminal Arrest: 241 125 111 89 66
Traffic Accidents: 55 35 55 51 56
Traffic Citations: 242 310 325 462 413
Parking Tickets: 37 51 41 57 NA
Traffic Stops: 1,049 1,355 NA NA NA

Contact the Akron Borough Police Department at 717-859-6600.

Emergencies dial 911.

Police  Department


  Thomas Zell, Chief
  Greg Stone, Sergeant
  Mitchell Rogers
  Paul Cook - PT
  Frederick Riccelli - PT
  Jeremy Sorenson - PT