Peacekeeping duties at the Polls-

44 Pa. C.S. 7152   Elections

The constable shall be present at the polling place in each election (Springtime Primary, November General, and any special elections) during the continuance of each election (7 am – 8 pm) and while the votes are being counted, for preserving the peace.

Presented on the below link is a short video entitled Polling Place Security produced by the Pennsylvania Department of State discussing election laws and duties.

Polling Place Security

The PCCD has started online enrollment for 2017 classes.  Constables get your Election Certificates (and to fax, mail, or e-mail them to PCCD).  Constables re-elected or elected in Nov. of 2016 should use the following methods, for getting their Election Certificates to PCCD (send a copy, never the original):

fax: 717-783-7140

mail:  PCCD-Constables’ Program, PO Box 1167, Harrisburg, PA  17108-1167



PCCD Constable Training

Questions, concerns, or complaints about constable training (basic, annual updates, firearms, or optional training) should be directed to:  PCCD Constable Training, P.O. Box 1167, Harrisburg, PA 17108-1167   fax 717-783-7140

Sherry Lefler, manager   sleffler@pa.gov 717-265-8554

Wayne C Hower               whower@pa.gov 717-265-8551

Tracy Clouser                    tracclouse@pa.gov 717-265-8552