is the oldest Law Enforcement position within
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. While the
position has a rich history, it has been
modified by the Pennsylvania legislature in
statewide jurisdiction, but powers that are
limited by statute. They are not authorized to
enforce the vehicle code.
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
oversees training while the local Court of
Common Pleas oversees the constable. Unledd
grandfathered in before the training
requirements, all certified constables have
passed each module of an 80-hour course. All
certified constables must keep current with 40
hours of updated training annually. Additional
training is mandated if the constable will carry
a firearm in the performance of his duty - this
is optional, but generally recommended.
Quincy's constable was elected in November 2003
as a write-in candidate.
Township's Constable is Act 44 Certified,
Firearms Certified, and certified in OC and