The Police Department consists of 16 full-time police officers, and a full-time secretary, Sharon Wilks, to serve the residents of Lower Burrell. Chief John Marhefka manages the 3 divisions within the Department: the Administrative Division, the Detective Division, and the Patrol/Traffic Division.
The Department also deploys a School Resource Officer (SRO) Robert Acquaviva in cooperation with the Burrell School District and a K-9 Officer.
The Detective Division consists of 2 Detectives:
Detective Sergeant Zachary Beam
Detective Brandon Nedley
Patrol / Traffic Division
The Patrol/Traffic Division currently consists of 3 shift Sergeants, and 9 Patrolmen:
Stephen Cernava (K-9)
Robert Acquaviva (SRO)
The K-9 Unit consists of Sergeant Cernava and his K-9 partner Dax.