Moscow Police Department

Moscow Borough Police Department

The Moscow Borough Police Department employs three full-time and several part-time police officers. The department is responsible for enforcement of Borough Ordinances and PA State Laws. The department is community oriented and participates in seat belt programs, car seat safety checks, general safety, tours of the department and other programs in our school district. The department instituted a Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Self-Defense Course for women in 1998 and a radKIDS Personal Empowerment Safety Education Program for children ages five through twelve in 2001. Both programs are listed on Moscow Borough website or you can contact Chief Ivy L. Brenzel, Instructor for more information. The police department is located in the municipal building located at 123 Van Brunt Street. The police are dispatched through the Lackawanna County Public Safety Center (911). For non-emergency calls or information, the police department can be reached at 570-842-2061 or email

The police department provides security checks while residents are out-of-town for any length of time.

Police Department resident/business information (Please complete and send to police department. Information will be kept confidential). 

Security Check Request Form



Need a carseat check? 

Officer Brian Layland is a Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST)   

If looking to have seat check call station at 570-842-2061



Pennsylvania State Police Megan's Law Website

The Borough of Moscow