The Police Department consists of 17 full-time police officers, and a full-time Police Operations Coordinator to serve the residents of Lower Burrell. Chief John Marhefka manages the 3 divisions within the Department: the Administrative Services Division, the Detective Division, and the Patrol Division.
The Department also deploys a School Resource Officer (SRO) Robert Acquaviva in cooperation with the Burrell School District and a K-9 Unit Sergeant Stephen Cernava and K-9 Dax.
The Detective Division consists of 3 Detectives:
Detective Sergeant Zachary Beam
Detective Brandon Nedley
Detective Steve Aulerich
The Patrol Division currently consists of 3 shift Sergeants, and 10 Patrolmen:
Stephen Cernava and Dax his K-9 partner
Robert Acquaviva (SRO)
Administrative Services Division
The Administrative Services Division consists of one full time Police Operations Coordinator: