Street Crimes Unit


The mission of the Street Crimes Unit is to detect and address persons involved in criminal activity. The SCU are tasked with conducting street level narcotic investigations, anti-gang operations, illegal possession, purchase or transfer of firearms, fugitive apprehension and conducting anti-crime operations within the City of Scranton.

Composition / Scope:

The SCU is comprised of dedicated, hardworking, and highly trained officers who possess the ability to adapt to the ever-changing atmosphere and mode of operations of criminal elements within the city. The officers utilize a variety of methods including criminal interdiction, intelligence-based policing, short term investigations and taking an all-crimes approach to reduce crime and improve the quality of life for the citizens of Scranton.


Patrolman Jason Hyler

Patrolman James Petrucci

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