Jim Thorpe Police - FAQS

Welcome to Frequently Asked Questions.

Click on the questions below to reveal the answers. If you do not find the appropriate questions, please call or email the Police Department.

 

How can I obtain a copy of a police report?

A report involving (2) two or more parties requires a subpoena. A single party report may be obtained by contacting the Police department. A fee for a police report is 15.00 dollars.

 

 

How can I obtain a copy of a accident report?

Accidents reports may be obtained from the Police Department during normal business hours. A fee of 15.00 dollars applies for each report copy.

 

What side of the street do I park on during a snow storm?

(a) When snow falls any time on an uneven calendar day the uneven side of the street shall be no parking  until 7pm that day.

(b) When snow falls on an even calendar day the even numbered side shall have no parking on the even numbered side of the streets until 7pm that day.

(c) Normal parking resumes after both sides of the streets are cleared.

Examples: 

(1) It starts snowing on December 5th at 11am. The uneven side of the streets shall be no parking until 7pm on December 5th. At 7pm on December 5th all vehicles must be moved to the uneven side of the street.

(2) It starts to snow on January 2nd at 8pm. The uneven side of the streets shall be no parking until 7pm on January 3rd. At 7pm on January 3rd all vehicles must be moved to the uneven side of the street.

Any residents that do not adhear to the Ordinance may have their car ticketed or towed at the owners expense.