Chief Steven R. Williams

RR 2 Box 2337 Cresco, PA 18326          Telephone:  (570) 595 - 3476          Dispatch:  (570) 992 - 9911




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Barrett Township is located in northern Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  Nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania, Barrett Township is a growing community of approximately 4,300 full time residents.  With the presence of several popular tourist destinations, resorts, and a thriving commercial and business community, the population present in the Township on a daily basis can often swell to many times that number.

The Barrett Township Police Department is a progressive police agency, providing 24-hour full service law enforcement and emergency assistance to the residents of and visitors to Barrett Township.

The Barrett Township Police Department is staffed by 4 full time patrolman and a full time Chief of Police.  Each police officer is involved in all aspects of modern law enforcement, including crime deterrence, the investigation of criminal activity, the apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders, the investigation of motor vehicle accidents, and the enforcement of Pennsylvania's criminal and traffic laws.

In addition to the basic law enforcement duties described above, some officers participate in specialized assignments, such as an inter-departmental Special Response Team, Motor Carrier Enforcement, Accident Reconstruction, The Monroe County Drug Task Force, and teaching the D.A.R.E. program to area school children.

The Barrett Township Police Department is located on State Route 390 in Mountainhome, Barrett Township, Monroe County.  The Police Department operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  You may contact the Police Department's headquarters at (570) 595-3476 or by calling the Monroe County Control Center at (570) 992-9911 for non-emergencies.  Please dial 911 for all emergencies.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Barrett Township Police Department is to achieve a safe and crime free community, while providing professional and prompt law enforcement and emergency services.

As members of the Barrett Township Police Department, we commit ourselves to protecting, serving, and defending the residents of and visitors to Barrett Township.  We recognize the diversity and challenges of policing in today's age, and strive to enforce the law equally and fairly.  As proud members of the law enforcement profession, we endeavor to conduct ourselves in an honorable manner worthy of the community's respect.                  

Off Site Links

Monroe County 911
Monroe County Official Homepage
Pennsylvania State Police
Pocono Mountain Regional Police
Pocono Township Police
Stroud Area Regional Police
East Stroudsburg University Police


Contact Information


Barrett Township Police Department

993 Route 390

Cresco, Pa 18326




  Business Telephone:   (570) 595 - 3476  
  Non-Emergency Dispatch:   (570) 992 - 9911  
  Fax:   (570) 595 - 9133  
  Email:   btpd@ptd.net  
  Officer's Email Addresses   Click Here  

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