alert image

The City of Bethlehem Community and Economic Development Permit Office will be closed Wednesday afternoons to walk-ins from 1 to 4:30pm. This temporary closure is due to the digitization of the permit files. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


About Us


Interested in a career with the Bethlehem Police Department?  Applications are available now!  The application deadline is January 13, 2023 at 4:00 PM.  Go to our recruitment page for more information and to apply online. 

The Bethlehem Police Department is ranked the 8th largest Police Department in the state of Pennsylvania. We serve a diverse population of approximately 100,000 people each day that live here and/or travel through our city. The Bethlehem Police Department employs 154 sworn officers and 15 civilian employees. Our department is a dually accredited law enforcement agency at both the national (CALEA) and state (PLEAC) levels.  

Police Events | View All

Police Facebook | View All