Anonymous Crime Tip Hotline 803-289-6040

The Lancaster Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life in our city by creating partnerships with the community to protect and preserve life and property, to prevent crime, and to resolve community problems. The Department offers various services to address specific problems and to increase citizen awareness and participation in crime prevention. These services include victim’s assistance, School Resource Officer, bicycle patrol, bicycle registration, moped licensing, Crime Watch programs, security surveys, special response teams, drug enforcement, investigations, and more.

The Patrol Division is responsible for responding to all calls for police service in the Lancaster City Limits, enforcing traffic laws an investigating collisions, maintaining order, serving warrants, and primary tactical response.

The Special Operations Division is responsible for investigating crimes in order to make arrests and bring cases to court.

The Support Services Division supports the operations of the entire Department by providing administrative, clerical, and record keeping assistance.

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 Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA)

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