Police Department


 (Chief Resetar and Lieutenant John Christner standing with one of our new cars.)  

Rostraver Township Police Department

       The Rostraver Township Police Department has a staff consisting a Chief of Police Gregory C. Resetar, one Lieutenant John Christner, one Detective Kerry August, four sergeants (Daniel Cope, Raymond Dugan, Ronald Naylor, Scott Sokol), eight full-time officers (Richard Berenak, Stephen Crawford, Brian Dove, Martin Palla, Michael Sethman, Steve Sholtis, Joseph Spinola, Christopher Tretter), and one police secretary Jeanine Gillen. 


       The Rostraver Township Police Department provides 24 hour protection to the Township's 11,700 residents in an area which is approximately 36 square miles.  Officers routinely attend seminars and classes that provide training in various areas of law enforcement, thus benefiting the community.  Officers are required to attend mandatory update training, First Aid and CPR training, and annual firearms qualifications.  There are officers certified in the BAC Datamaster breath test, Crime Prevention Technicians, Weigh Masters, Motor Carrier Safety Administration Program Specialist, Speed Enforcement Operators, Excessive Speed Prevention Operators, Firearms Instructors, Automatic External Defibrillator, and members of the Attorney General's Drug Task Force.  


       As with all police departments, law enforcement is the primary function of the Rostraver Township Police Department.  The Department engages the community in a number of programs.  These community programs include:  the DUI Awareness Programs, a Gun Lock Program, and many others.

       The Rostraver Township Police Department opened its new regional booking center.  This new facility will make state of the art criminal processing and identification equipment available to police departments in the Mid-Mon Valley's Westmoreland County municipalities.



 (Training at the Municipal Building for the Rostraver Township Police Officers along with Police Officers from different areas.)