Extreme Cold temperatures can place extra stress on the electric grid.  First Energy engineers is monitoring load (usage) carefully, running frequent reports to help identify any potential trouble spots. As always, safety is a priority. At the predicted wind chills, exposed skin can be frostbitten in less than 30 minutes. Stay out of the wind if possible, dress in warm layers, stay dry, take frequent breaks in a warm, dry shelter and drink plenty of non-caffeinated beverages.

As a reminder: customers without power are encouraged to call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report their outage or click the “Report Outage” link on www.firstenergycorp.com. Customers should never go near a downed power line, even if they think it is no longer carrying electricity.

For updated information on the company’s current outages, FirstEnergy’s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenergycorp.com/outages.

 Thank you and please stay warm and safe!

Police Department


Welcome to the website of the Greencastle Police Department.

The Greencastle Police Department provides 24/7 protection to the Borough of Greencastle. We may be reached by calling 911 for emergencies. For lesser problems call (717) 597-2161 and an Officer will be sent to your location.

Our office is located at 60 N. Washington St., Greencastle PA. 17225.


Our office hours are7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.

We, at the Greencastle Police Department, will gladly help you with whatever issues are causing you difficulties or do our best to refer you to those who can.

Please check our forms section if you wish to register a bicycle, request a vacant home check or provide emergency contact information for your business.

Our site also lists a number of useful and informative sections about the department and services that can assist with issues such as IDENTITY THEFT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, MEGANS LAW and many others.

Thank you,

John H. Phillippy

Chief of Police

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