The Watsontown Police Department is dispatched by the Union County Emergency Services Communications Center, commonly referred to as the "911 center". This dispatch center is located in Lewisburg. Although Watsontown is located in Northumberland County, due to its geographic location, all of northern Northumberland County north of Point Township is dispatched by Union County. Below are the points of contact for the Watsontown Police Department.
Watsontown Police Department, 318 Main St., Watsontown, PA 17777
Non-Emergency Dispatcher: 570-742-8771
Office phone number: 570-538-2773
The best way to reach us is through the Dispatch Center, either 911 or 742-8771. If you call our office number and there is no answer, but you need to speak with an officer, call the non emergency number. The dispatcher will contact the officer on duty with your information. If you simply leave a messgae at our office, it may possibly go unanswered for several hours if we are out of the office on patrol or busy in the field. Remember, there is an officer on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.