The Westmoreland County Park Police shall maintain public peace and public safety, while enforcing county ordinances, county security rules and regulations, and the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The function of the Westmoreland County Park Police Department is to maintain a safe environment for citizens and employees of the county within the geographical locations designated by the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners.
These functions are accomplished by assigning officers to patrol the county park system to safeguard lives and protect our resources. Another objective is to provide security and law enforcement for the Westmoreland County Courthouse Complex and other county facilities; twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week. The Westmoreland County Park Police shall provide assistance to all persons in need along with the coordination of traffic, crowd control at county events, and assisting of other county agencies.
Individuals visiting our county facilities and county parks come from many different economic, social, and ethnic backgrounds which are to be preserved and respected by all officers. The Westmoreland County Park Police shall work in a fair and ethical manner while acting in the best interests of Westmoreland County.