Tarentum Borough Police Department

The mission for every member of the Tarentum Borough Police Department is to consistently seek and find ways to affirmatively promote, preserve and deliver security, safety and productive, quality services to members of our community.

Suspect abuse? Click here to report or call ChildLine at 1-800-932-0313.

24 Hour Hotline – 1-800-490-8505

Abuse reports can be made on behalf of an older adult whether the person lives in their home or in a care facility such as a nursing facility, personal care home, hospital, etc. The reporters may remain anonymous and have legal protection from retaliation, discrimination and civil or criminal prosecution.

Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law is the State Police’s obligation to create and maintain a sex offender registry. Such registry must include persons convicted of Certain Sexual Offenses in Pennsylvania or another jurisdiction.

Anyone who has entered a plea of guilt or has been found guilty of sexual offenses must also appear in this registry. The law applies to anyone who resides, visits, works, carries a vocation, or attends school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania General Assembly determined that publicizing information about registered sexual offenders is necessary for public safety. Thus, anyone can access the information on registered sexual offenders through Pennsylvania’s State Police website for Megan’s Law for public protection reasons only.

Click the link to order your collision/crash report.

First, the law allows PennDOT to replace a registration plate upon request of a vehicle owner when an authorized representative of PennDOT or law enforcement determines that a registration plate is illegible.  Vehicle safety inspection mechanics are authorized representatives of PennDOT for purposes of  determining if a registration plate is legible. 

To apply for a free replacement of your current registration plate, the vehicle owner should print Form MV-46, “Application to Replace Registration Plate,” obtained from PennDOT’s Driver and Vehicle Services website and taking it to either a law enforcement official or a certified inspection station to verify the need for a replacement due to illegibility. The vehicle owner is then responsible for signing and returning the completed Form MV-46 (PDF) to PennDOT in order to receive a replacement registration plate free of charge.

Hoffman Kennels in Delmont PA is the Municipal Dog Catcher. Please call 724-468-5505.

Serving Brackenridge

As of August 1st, 2023, the Tarentum Borough Police Department is responsible for police operations and public safety in Tarentum and Brackenridge Boroughs.

About Shared Policing:

“Policing both Boroughs marks a significant step in our ongoing commitment to ensure public safety and effective law enforcement in both our communities. By collaborating, we can more effectively address shared challenges, improve emergency response times, and foster greater trust between our department and the communities we serve.” 

-Chief William Vakulick

Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 412-473-3056
Police Department: 724-224-1515

Department Roster

Police Chief: William S. Vakulick

Lieutenant/Detective: Mark Glogowski

Sergeant: James Newcomer
Sergeant: Kurt Jendrejewski
Sergeant: Jeremy Howell
Sergeant: Charles Lutz, Jr.

Patrolman: Michael Duffy
Patrolman: Matt Kaminski
Patrolman: Christopher Nablo
Patrolman: Jeremy Belusar
Patrolman: Joshua Grafton
Patrolwoman: Cynthia Busch 

Patrolman: Jordan Schrecengost

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