EPRPD Frequently Asked Questions

Calling the Police

For all emergencies, dial 9-1-1. The 9-1-1 center will dispatch officers to the location of your emergency.

If, at any time, you need a police officer to respond, but you do not feel it is an emergency, please dial the non-emergency number at 570-296-7700.

If you need to speak to a police officer please dial 570-491-4040. The office phones have an automatic answering system that will answer after 4:00p.m. Monday through Friday and on weekends a voicemail may be left with the appropriate officer, who will call you back as soon as possible. A list of officer’s telephone extensions may be found under the staff tab.

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Parking Tickets

Parking tickets issued by the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department for non-compliance of winter parking hours. May be paid at our headquarters located at 10 avenue I in Matamoras Borough or by mail at 10 Ave I, Matamoras, Pa 18336.

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Traffic & Non-Traffic Citations

Traffic and Non-Traffic citations may be responded to through the District Magistrates office located in box #1 of the citation by mailing in or dropping off the bottom portion of the citation signing either guilty or not guilty to 103 West High Street, Milford, Pa 18337. Citations must be responded to within ten days. By pleading not guilty the magistrate’s office will set a date and a time for a hearing. For more information contact the magistrate’s office at 570-296-8108.

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Accident Report

You may request a copy of an accident report by contacting the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department at 570-491-4040. Please provide the corresponding incident number for the accident report you are requesting. There is a fee of $15.00 payable by check or money order for a copy of an accident report.

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Records Request

For a copy of any incident report or any other record a records request form must be filled out. A copying and processing fee may apply. To view the Right to Know Law Act 3 of 2008: http://openrecords.state.pa.us.

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How do I check local crime statistics?

Local and state statistics may be found by checking the Uniform crime Reports (UCR’s) at Pennsylvania Uniform Crime Reporting System. Click on the Are You Aware logo below to look at the latest crime statistics.

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How do I get my fingerprints taken?

The Eastern Pike Regional Police Department will fingerprint persons by appointment only. You may set up a time to be fingerprinted by calling 570-491-4040. If the fingerprints are for other than court ordered reasons a fee of $15.00 will be assessed. All court ordered fingerprints should be accompanied with the court paperwork for processing.

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How do I apply for a firearm carrying permit?

Firearm carrying permits are handled by the Sheriff’s Office. For applications or more information please call the Pike County Sheriff’s office at 570-296-6459 or visit their office located at 500 Broad Street, Milford, Pa 18337.

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Where do I get PennDot forms?

We have many of the most common PennDot forms available by clicking on "PennDot" under "Forms" at the top navigation on this page or you may go to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportations website at http://www.dot.state.pa.us.

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