Police Department

The Latrobe Police Department serves and protects the citizens of the City of Latrobe with pride and professionalism. The Department polices an area of 2.3 miles and six patrol zones. The City has several residential areas, businesses and industries, a hospital, multiple schools and senior citizen high rise apartments, and a number of outdoor recreational facilities. With a population of 8,300 residents, the Police Department currently employs a Chief of Police, three Sergeants, six full-time Patrol Officers, a K-9 Unit, a School Resource Officer, and a Community Service Officer.

Always Remember

  • Dial 911 if you have a Police emergency.
  • Keep your car windows up and your car doors locked.
  • Look out for your neighbors. If you see something suspicious dial 911.
  • Be aware of home repair scams. Use known and reputable contractors.
  • Be aware of internet and phone scams. If you didn't play a contest or lottery, chances are you didn't win one.
  • If you have information or tips on drug activity, contact the Latrobe Police Department at (724) 537-5526 ext. 27. You may remain anonymous.

Department Contacts




John W. Sleasman

Chief of Police

Ext. 13

Beth Straka

Community Service Officer

Ext. 22

Robert Derk

Sgt./K-9 Officer

Ext. 55

Michael Wigand

Detective /
Westmoreland County Drug Task Force Coordinator

Ext. 27

Robert Daerr

Greater Latrobe School District School Resource Officer

(724) 539-4225

Ray Swiderski

Adelphoi School Resource Officer

(724) 537-5526

Contact Us


(724) 537-5526


901 Jefferson Street
Latrobe, PA 15650