Forty Fort


Police Department

Contact Information

Emergencies: 911

Non-Emergency: 570-287-8586 ext. 3


If you need to meet with or speak with a Forty Fort Police Officer after normal business hours and on weekends, call 911 and request the call taker to have a Forty Fort Police Officer call you or come to your home.

If you leave a message on our answering service, it might delay the response of an officer by days.


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Mailing Address:
1271 Wyoming Avenue
Forty Fort, PA 18704

Tele: (570) 287-8586 ext. 3

Chief Daniel E. Hunsinger
570-287-8586 ext. 4

Assistant Chief William Stone
ext. 3

Sergeant Adam Michaels

ext. 3

Patrol Division
ext. 3

FAX: (570) 287-1293

2013 Ford Expedition
Retired Ford Expedition
Retired Ford Crown Victoria
Retired Ford Crown Victoria
Retired Ford Crown Victoria
2015 Ford SUV Interceptor
2017 Polaris 1000 UTV
Old Police Department Entrance
New Police Department Entrance (2015)
Prescription Drop Off Box


The Forty Fort Police Department strives to deliver that “small town” feeling of knowing your police officers while providing progressive and professional police service to the community.

We are dedicated to engaging our community at all levels and maintaining the trust given to us by you.

The officers of the Forty Fort Police Department are men of integrity, character and courage.  We are committed to providing a high level of professional and courteous service to our community.  Our officers understand that to be successful, we must work closely with community stakeholders in our efforts to strengthen trust and reduce crime. Our  Department also constantly works to improve efficiencies through the use of technology and innovation in order to provide vital core services in a timely and professional manner. Some of our recent innovations include the use of social media (Facebook and Twitter)

CLICK on the photo above to submit the necessary emergency response information to the Forty Fort Fire Department.  If a fire emergency ever happens at your home, make sure our Fire Department has the information they need to save lives…

Forty Fort and Kingston have discussed merging ambulance and fire services since about 2002.  After many years and time discussing and contemplating this idea, both Forty Fort and Kingston entered into a formal 18-month trial functional consolidation of ambulance and fire services on November 1, 2007.  Both departments have acted as one since that time.  Forty Fort went from a 12 hour crewed BLS service, with ALS provided by a secondary, private entity, to a 24 hour manned ALS provider in Kingston.  Forty Fort also went from 1 career driver of the fire engine at any given time to 5 to 6 career firefighters with additional vehicle and apparatus responding.

A Sad Day in Forty Fort

On Sunday, October 27, 2013, Forty Fort Police Officer Michael Haley responded to a report of a man with a gun threatening to kill his daughter and himself.  When officers arrived on scene, they found 1 year old Camryn Lee Shultz and her father had been shot.  Camryn was pronounced dead at the scene.  Camryn would have celebrated her 2nd birthday on October 29th.  Our thoughts and prayors will forever be with her family and friends.

On Friday, December 19th at 3:00 pm, a ceremony was held at the intersection of Wyoming Avenue and the Access Road to the Luzerne County Recreation Fields to rename the road Camryn Way in memory of Camryn Shultz.  Camryn can now smile down from Heaven on all of the small children who visit this area.

Our Mission is to provide safety and service.

  • We are dedicated to the reduction of crime and improving quality of life.
  • We are ethical, compassionate, and respectful.
  • We are visionary and work together to create adaptive solutions with the community and our public safety partners.

As a premier leader in law enforcement, we are committed to this mission.

Our vision is to be a premier leader in law enforcement.


Honesty: Fairness and straightforwardness of conduct.  Adherence to the facts and dedication to truthfulness.

Integrity: Soundness, firm adherence to a code of moral values, incorruptibility and completeness. . .  We demonstrate personal integrity and the courage of our convictions.  We will not sacrifice principle for expediency, be hypocritical, or act in an unscrupulous manner.

Trust: Is a result of honest behavior between each other and acceptance of others’ judgments and abilities.

Caring: To be sensitive to the needs of others and demonstrate compassion for all people.

Respect: To consider all people worthy of high regard.  We demonstrate respect for human dignity, and appreciation of the privacy and rights of all.  We manifest commitment to justice, equal treatment of individuals, tolerance for and acceptance of diversity.

Loyalty: Proactively supporting the organization, its membership and its goals, and being held accountable for our conduct as well as for the conduct of our peers and/or subordinates.

Service Orientation: To actively contribute to the welfare of the community, and to genuinely care about improving the quality of life of those we serve.


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