The Office of the Sheriff is a full service law enforcement agency functioning 24-7. The office is responsible for providing security for the courts and its eight judges. The Sheriff has created a Junior Deputy Program to expose students to the risks of breaking the law. The office provides the D.A.R.E. program in the Scranton schools to teach students the dangers of drug abuse.
McAndrewMark McAndrew, Sheriff

Duties of the Sheriff

    • To enforce all orders of the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas
    • To serve bench warrants, civil writs and protection from abuse orders
    • To conduct levies, sales of personal property and real estate
    • To provide security and protection for court related functions and all county facilities
    • To transport prisoners to and from county, state and federal institutions for court appearances
    • To arrest violators of the law and fugitives
  • To assist other law-enforcement agencies in the county
  • To assist in special law-enforcement efforts such as Central Booking, DUI roving and saturations patrols and community events
  • To issue Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms and licenses to sell firearms

Concealed Carry Permits
FB_IMG_1478045142681-248x300The Lackawanna County Sheriff’s Office Concealed Carry Permit Application Update

Application for a Pennsylvania License to Carry Firearms 

Training Bulletin

Act 134 of 2020

Administrative Contacts
Sheriff Mark McAndrew
Phone: 570-963-6719
Fax: 570-963-6859
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John Tigue
Chief Deputy
Phone: 570-963-6719 Ext: 7110
Fax: 570-963-6859
E-mail: Contact Me

Real Estate Division

Deputy Bob Moore
Phone: 570-963-6719  Ext: 7149
Fax: 570-963-6393
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Civil Division

Cpl. Kerry McHugh 
Phone: 570-963-6719 Ext: 7113
Fax: 570-963-6859
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Criminal Division

Sgt. Jason Oakey
Phone: 570-963-6719 Ext: 7118
Fax: 570-496-7756
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Warrant Unit

Sgt. Glenn Ford
Phone: 570-963-6719 Ext: 7109
Fax: 570-496-7756
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License to Carry

Deputy Lisa Deustachio
Phone: 570-963-6719 Ext: 7100
Fax: 570-963-6859
Email: Contact Me


Lackawanna County Courthouse
200 N. Washington Avenue
1st floor
Scranton, PA 18503