The Murrysville Police Department employs police officers, who are responsible for responding to calls for service and protecting the public. The department provides uniform patrol services as well as investigative services. This is accomplished through a complement of 21 police officers, which includes two (2) administrative officers.
The department’s dispatching services are provided by the Westmoreland County 911 center located in Greensburg, PA.
The qualifications for police officers are:
- Minimum 21 years of age at time of appointment.
- Served in the capacity as a full-time police officer for a minimum of two (2) years, or served as a part-time police officer for no less than 4160 hours.
- Must be legally eligible for employment in the United States.
- Possess a current and valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.
- Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D. certification approved by the Department of Education.
- Act 120 certification from a Pennsylvania police academy.
- Physically and psychologically fit to perform the duties of a police officer.
- Must not have any felony convictions, or misdemeanor convictions that involved an act of violence.
- Pass the following: written test, oral exam, physical agility test, background check, medical exam, psychological exam, drug screen, and credit history check.
The Municipality of Murrysville is an EOE/ADA.